Summit Therapeutics Provides Notice of Financial Results for the Fourth Quarter and Fiscal Year Ended 31 January 2017

OXFORD, United Kingdom, March 27, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Summit Therapeutics plc (AIM:SUMM) (NASDAQ:SMMT), the drug discovery and development company advancing therapies for Duchenne muscular dystrophy and Clostridium difficile infection, will be announcing its financial results for the fourth quarter and fiscal year ended 31 January 2017 on Wednesday, 29 March 2017.

Summit will host a conference call the same day at 1:00pm BST / 8:00am EDT. Conference call information will be included in the full year results press release and a replay of the call will also be available through the Company's website,

About Summit Therapeutics
Summit is a biopharmaceutical company focused on the discovery, development and commercialisation of novel medicines for indications for which there are no existing or only inadequate therapies. Summit is conducting clinical programs focused on the genetic disease, Duchenne muscular dystrophy, and the infectious disease, Clostridium difficile infection. Further information is available at and Summit can be followed on Twitter (@summitplc).

For more information, please contact:

Summit Therapeutics
Glyn Edwards / Richard Pye (UK office)
Erik Ostrowski / Michelle Avery (US office)

Tel: +44 (0)1235 443 951
+1 617 225 4455
Cairn Financial Advisers LLP
(Nominated Adviser)
Liam Murray / Tony Rawlinson

Tel: +44 (0)20 7213 0880
N+1 Singer
Aubrey Powell / Jen Boorer

Tel:+44 (0)20 7496 3000
MacDougall Biomedical Communications
(US media contact) Tel: +1 781 235 3060
Chris Erdman / Karen Sharma
Consilium Strategic Communications
(Financial public relations, UK) Tel:+44 (0)20 3709 5700
Mary-Jane Elliott / Sue Stuart /
Jessica Hodgson / Lindsey Neville


Source:Summit Therapeutics PLC