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Mar 7, 2019

Atara Biotherapeutics to Participate in Upcoming Conferences

SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., March 07, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Atara Biotherapeutics, Inc. (Nasdaq: ATRA), a leading off-the-shelf, allogeneic T-cell immunotherapy company developing novel treatments for patients with cancer, autoimmune and viral diseases, today announced that members of the Company’s management team will participate at several upcoming conferences:

Cowen and Company 39th Annual Health Care Conference

  • Isaac Ciechanover, M.D., the Company's President and Chief Executive Officer, will give a presentation on Tuesday, March 12, 2019 at 10:00 a.m. EDT. The conference will be held at the Boston Marriott Copley Place in Boston, MA.

Memorial Sloan Kettering 3rd Annual Clinical Application of CAR T Cells Conference

  • Chris Haqq, M.D., Ph.D., the Company's Executive Vice President of Research and Development and Chief Scientific Officer, will participate in the Industry Session on Thursday, March 14, 2019 at 4:35 p.m. EDT. The conference will be held at the Zuckerman Research Center in New York, NY.

William Blair 9th Annual Cancer Immunotherapy Conference

  • Chris Haqq, M.D., Ph.D., the Company's Executive Vice President of Research and Development and Chief Scientific Officer, will present on Wednesday, March 20, 2019 at 11:00 a.m. EDT.  The conference will be held at the Apella Event Space Alexandria Center in New York, NY.

Alliance for Regenerative Medicine 7th Annual Cell & Gene Therapy Investor Day

  • Chris Haqq, M.D., Ph.D., the Company's Executive Vice President of Research and Development and Chief Scientific Officer, will participate in a panel titled “Cell Therapy for Solid Tumors” on Thursday, March 21, 2019 at 1:30 p.m. EDT.  The Conference will be held at the Metropolitan Club in New York, NY.

Jefferies 6th Annual IO Cell Therapy Summit

  • Dietmar Berger, M.D., Ph.D., the Company's Global Head of Research and Development, will present on Friday, April 5, 2019. The conference will be held at the Boston Harbor Hotel in Boston, MA and the time of the presentation will be available on Atara’s investor events webpage by March 29.

Live audio webcasts of the presentations at the Cowen and Company 39th Annual Health Care Conference and Alliance for Regenerative Medicine 7th Annual Cell & Gene Therapy Investor Day will be available by visiting the Investor Events and Presentations section of the Atara website. An archived replay of each webcast will be available on the Company's website for 14 days following the conclusion of each presentation.

About Atara Biotherapeutics, Inc.
Atara Biotherapeutics, Inc. (@Atarabio) is a leading off-the-shelf, allogeneic T-cell immunotherapy company developing novel treatments for patients with cancer, autoimmune and viral diseases. Atara’s technology platform leverages research collaborations with leading academic institutions with the Company’s scientific, clinical, regulatory and manufacturing expertise. Atara’s pipeline includes tab-cel® (tabelecleucel), which is in Phase 3 development for patients with Epstein-Barr virus-associated post-transplant lymphoproliferative disorder (EBV+ PTLD) as well as other EBV-associated hematologic malignancies and solid tumors, including nasopharyngeal carcinoma (NPC); T-cell immunotherapies targeting EBV antigens believed to be important for the potential treatment of multiple sclerosis; and next-generation chimeric antigen receptor T-cell (CAR T) immunotherapies for cancer as well as targets in other therapeutic areas. The company was founded in 2012 and is co-located in South San Francisco and Southern California. Our Southern California hub is anchored by the state-of-the-art Atara T-Cell Operations and Manufacturing (ATOM) facility in Thousand Oaks, California.

INVESTOR & MEDIA CONTACTS:

Investors:
John Craighead, Atara Biotherapeutics
650-410-3012
jcraighead@atarabio.com

John Grimaldi, Burns McClellan
212-213-0006 x362
jgrimaldi@burnsmc.com

Media:
Nancie Steinberg, Burns McClellan
212-213-0006 x318
nsteinberg@burnsmc.com

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Source: Atara Biotherapeutics, Inc.