TORONTO, Aug. 30, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Trillium Therapeutics Inc. (NASDAQ/TSX: TRIL), a clinical stage immuno-oncology company developing innovative therapies for the treatment of cancer, announced today that it will be featured as a presenting company at the 20th Annual Rodman & Renshaw Global Investment Conference, sponsored by H.C. Wainwright & Co., LLC. The conference is being held on September 4-6, 2018 at the St. Regis New York Hotel in New York City.

Presenter: Dr. Niclas Stiernholm, Chief Executive OfficerDate: September 5, 2018Time: 4:15 pm (Eastern Time) Location: Library (2nd floor)

About Trillium Therapeutics

Trillium is an immuno-oncology company developing innovative therapies for the treatment of cancer. The company’s two clinical programs, TTI-621 and TTI-622, target CD47, a “do not eat” signal that cancer cells frequently use to evade the immune system. Trillium also has a proprietary fluorine-based medicinal chemistry platform that is being used to develop novel compounds directed at undisclosed immuno-oncology targets.

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Contact:James ParsonsChief Financial OfficerTrillium Therapeutics Inc. 416-595-0627 x232 james@trilliumtherapeutics.comwww.trilliumtherapeutics.com

Investor and Media Relations:Jessica Tieszen Canale Communications for Trillium Therapeutics 619-849-5385 jessica@canalecomm.com