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Aurora BioPharma to Attend the New York BIO 2017 Annual Conference at 10 on the Park @ Time Warner Center in Columbus Circle

Cambridge, MA, May 10, 2017 -- Aurora BioPharma, Inc., a clinical stage biotechnology company developing a breakthrough in cancer treatment, announced today that company CEO and President, Robert Brooks, will attend the New York BIO 2017 Annual Conference taking place May 10-11, at 10 on the Park @ Time Warner Center in Columbus Circle. The event attracts a global audience including attendees from Europe and Asia. The conference brings together emerging and established companies, investors, business development professionals, and scientists advancing life science discoveries.

​About New York BIO

New York BIO attracts New York's bioscience companies, universities, research institutions, and others dedicated to advancing life science research and commercialization. The association drives innovation and supports the development and growth of New York State's life science industry by providing a network for information exchange, shared services, and collective action.

​About Aurora BioPharma

Aurora is leading in the development of Chimeric Antigen Receptor (CAR) T therapy, with an extensive clinical pipeline. Osteosarcoma is the most common type of bone cancer in Children and Adolescents. A completed Phase I/IIa trial in 19 Sarcoma (16 Osteosarcoma) patients was completed, Aurora's CAR T agent AU-101 met its endpoints of safety, with strong signs of tumor killing efficacy, and long term survivors. Glioblastoma is the most common and deadliest form of brain cancer. Aurora's CAR T agent AU105 showed in a completed Phase I/IIa clinical trial in 16 Glioblastoma patients, safety, tumor killing efficacy, and double the median historic overall survival. Aurora is planning a randomized multi-site Phase II trial of AU105 in Early Diagnosed Glioblastoma, and a Phase I/II trial in Recurrent Glioblastoma with intracranial injection. Aurora is planning a Phase II trial of its CAR T Cell therapy AU105 in Osteosarcoma.

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