Neoleukin Therapeutics to Host Investor R&D Showcase Highlighting De Novo Protein Therapeutics

SEATTLE, June 15, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Neoleukin Therapeutics, Inc., “Neoleukin” (NASDAQ:NLTX), a biopharmaceutical company utilizing sophisticated computational methods to design de novo protein therapeutics, today announced it will host a virtual Investor R&D Showcase on Tuesday, June 23, 2020 at 3:30 p.m. Pacific Time / 6:30 p.m. Eastern Time.

The event will feature an overview of presentations at the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) Virtual Annual Meeting II as well as commentary from experts in the field of protein design and clinical development of IL-2 therapies.

Speakers will include:

  • Jonathan Drachman, M.D. – Chief Executive Officer of Neoleukin
  • David Baker, Ph.D. – Director of the University of Washington Institute for Protein Design, UW School of Medicine professor of biochemistry and a Howard Hughes Medical Institute investigator, Co-founder of Neoleukin and member of Scientific Advisory Board
  • Michael Dougan, M.D., Ph.D. – Assistant Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School, Division of Gastroenterology at Massachusetts General Hospital and member of Neoleukin Scientific Advisory Board
  • Nizar Tannir, MD, FACP – Professor, Department of Genitourinary Medical Oncology, Division of Cancer Medicine, MD Anderson Cancer Center

The live webcast event will include video and slide presentations and can be accessed from the investors section of the Neoleukin website at An archived replay will also be available on the company website for at least 30 days following the event.

To RSVP for the event and add it to your calendar, please click here.

About Neoleukin Therapeutics, Inc.

Neoleukin is a biopharmaceutical company creating next generation immunotherapies for cancer, inflammation and autoimmunity using de novo protein design technology. Neoleukin uses sophisticated computational methods to design proteins that demonstrate specific pharmaceutical properties that provide potentially superior therapeutic benefit over native proteins.  Neoleukin’s lead product candidate, NL-201, is a combined IL-2 and IL-15 agonist designed to improve tolerability and activity by eliminating the alpha receptor binding interface. For more information, please visit the Neoleukin website:

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