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Aurora BioPharma CEO to Attend RESI NYC 2017

CAMBRIDGE, MA, November 15, 2017 – The CEO of Aurora BioPharma, Robert Brooks, will attend the Redefining Early Stage Investments (RESI) Conference on November 15, 2017 at the New York Marriott Marquis.

RESI (Redefining Early Stage Investments)

Life Science Nation (LSN) has launched New York City's first Redefining Early Stage Investments (RESI) Conference. RESI NYC will bring together more than 400 fundraising CEOs and nearly 400 early stage investors from around the globe, providing the opportunity for dialogue and relationship building, with the goal of eventual capital allocations. The RESI conference focuses on the diverse breadth of early stage investors that LSN tracks, including Family Offices, Venture Philanthropy Funds, Corporate Venture, VCs, Angel Groups and Capital Funds. The recent RESI Conference in San Francisco attracted nearly 1000 participants and a full partnering floor. Fundraising executives can participate in scheduled meetings through RESI Partnering, as well as ad-hoc events with diverse life science investors who fit their company's technology sector, indication and stage of development.

​About Aurora BioPharma

Aurora is leading in the development of Chimeric Antigen Receptor (CAR) T therapy in solid tumors, with a diversified mid-stage clinical pipeline. Aurora's CAR T drug AU105 completed Phase I/IIa clinical trial in 16 Glioblastoma patients showing safety, tumor killing efficacy, double the median historic overall survival, with 3 patients alive after 5 years. Aurora's CAR T drug AU101 completed a Phase IIa trial in 6 Sarcoma patients, showing safety, tumor-killing and a Complete Response ---cancer free after 5 years. Aurora is planning a pivotal trial of its CAR T Cell therapy in Glioblastoma and Osteosarcoma.

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