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Aduro Biotech Announces Upcoming Presentations at AACR Annual Meeting 2019

February 28, 2019

BERKELEY, Calif., Feb. 28, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Aduro Biotech, Inc. (NASDAQ: ADRO) today announced that three abstracts will be presented at the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) Annual Meeting 2019, which will be held from March 29 through April 3, 2019 in Atlanta, GA. Presentations will highlight the company’s lead programs, STING agonist ADU-S100, and anti-APRIL antibody BION-1301.

Details of the presentations are as follows:

Abstract 1202: Tumor cell intrinsic STING signaling demonstrates minimal contribution to theanti-tumor response elicited by the STING agonist ADU-S100 (MIW815) Session: Tumor-immune Interactions Date/Time: Monday Apr 1, 2019 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM Location: Georgia World Congress Center, Exhibit Hall B, Poster Section 9 Abstract CT107: Phase 1/2 Safety and Pharmacokinetics of BION-1301 Targeting APRIL, aProliferation-Inducing Ligand, in Adults with Relapsed or Refractory MultipleMyeloma Session: Phase I-III Trials in Progress: Part 1 Date/Time: Monday Apr 1, 2019 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM Location: Georgia World Congress Center, Exhibit Hall B, Poster Section 17 Abstract 1203: Preclinical development of ADU-1805, a highly selective pan-allele anti-SIRPα antibody that blocks the SIRPα-CD47 innate immune checkpoint Session: Tumor-immune Interactions Date/Time: Monday, Apr 1, 2019 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM Location: Georgia World Congress Center, Exhibit Hall B, Poster Section 9

To view these abstracts, please visit the AACR website located at http://www.aacr.org/Meetings

About Aduro Aduro Biotech, Inc. is a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on the discovery, development and commercialization of therapies that are designed to harness the body’s natural immune system for the treatment of patients with challenging diseases. Aduro’s product candidates in the Stimulator of Interferon Genes (STING) and A Proliferation Inducing Ligand (APRIL) pathways are being investigated in cancer, autoimmune and inflammatory diseases. ADU-S100 (MIW815), which potentially activates the intracellular STING receptor for a potent tumor-specific immune response, is being evaluated in patients with cutaneously accessible metastatic solid tumors or lymphomas. BION-1301, a fully blocking monoclonal antibody that blocks APRIL binding to both the BCMA and TACI receptors, is being evaluated in multiple myeloma and as a potential treatment for IgA nephropathy. Aduro is collaborating with a number of leading global pharmaceutical companies to help expand and drive its product pipeline. For more information, please visit www.aduro.com.

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Investor Relations Contact: Media Contact: Noopur Liffick Aljanae Reynolds 510-809-2465 510-809-2452 investors@aduro.com press@aduro.com