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Aurora BioPharma to Attend the Rodman & Renshaw "A Future Without Cancer" Conference on Friday, March 17, 2017

CAMBRIDGE, MA, March 14, 2017 -- Aurora BioPharma, Inc. a clinical stage biotechnology company developing CAR T Cell Therapy to treat Solid and Liquid tumors, announced today that company CEO and President, Robert Brooks, will attend "A Future Without Cancer," a Rodman & Renshaw Premier Series conconference being held on Friday, March 17, 2017.

The conference will be presented in partnership with Susan G. Komen, and the keynote speaker will be Nancy G. Brinker, former Goodwill Ambassador for Cancer Control to the United Nation's World Health Organization and founder of Susan G. Komen. The conference will be bringing together a select group of leading public and private oncology companies on the forefront of eliminating cancer with leading institutional investors, venture capitalists and select industry executives.

​About Rodman & Renshaw

Rodman and Renshaw, a division of H. C. Wainwright & Co., has organized countless conferences spanning various continents and featuring influential keynote speakers. The conferences bring growth companies together with a vast audience of financial and strategic investors. In addition to corporate presentations, the conferences facilitate one-on-one investor meetings and platforms for engaged Q&A sessions.

​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, even after radical amputation of a limb and chemotherapy, survival is poor. 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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