Aptose to Present at Canaccord Genuity 2021 Horizons in Oncology Virtual Conference

SAN DIEGO and TORONTO, April 08, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Aptose Biosciences Inc. (Nasdaq: APTO; TSX: APS), a clinical-stage company developing highly differentiated therapeutics that target the underlying mechanisms of cancer, today announced that William G. Rice, Ph.D., Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer, will participate in Canaccord Genuity’s 2021 Horizons in Oncology Virtual Conference:

Canaccord Genuity’s 2021 Horizons in Oncology Virtual Conference

  • Panel: Opportunities in BPDCN and AML
  Date: Thursday, April 15, 2021
  Time: 3:00 – 3:55 PM EDT
  Format: Panel Moderated by John Newman, Ph.D., Managing Director, Biotechnology Analyst 
  Conference Information:  Link

The Aptose management team also will be hosting 1x1 meetings during the event.

About Aptose

Aptose Biosciences is a clinical-stage biotechnology company committed to developing personalized therapies addressing unmet medical needs in oncology, with an initial focus on hematology. The Company's small molecule cancer therapeutics pipeline includes products designed to provide single agent efficacy and to enhance the efficacy of other anti-cancer therapies and regimens without overlapping toxicities. The Company has two clinical-stage investigational products for hematologic malignancies: luxeptinib (CG-806), an oral, first-in-class mutation-agnostic FLT3/BTK kinase inhibitor, is in a Phase 1a/b trial in patients with relapsed or refractory B cell malignancies, including chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL), small lymphocytic lymphoma (SLL) and non-Hodgkin lymphoma (NHL), who have failed or are intolerant to standard therapies, and is in a separate Phase 1a/b trial in patients with relapsed or refractory acute myeloid leukemia (AML); APTO-253, the only clinical-stage agent that directly targets the MYC oncogene and suppresses its expression, is in a Phase 1a/b clinical trial for the treatment of patients with relapsed or refractory AML or high risk myelodysplastic syndrome (MDS).

For further information, please contact:

Aptose Biosciences Inc.                  
Susan Pietropaolo                                         
Investor Relations                              
LifeSci Advisors, LLC
Dan Ferry, Managing Director

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