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Summit Therapeutics to Present at the Canaccord Genuity Growth Conference

August 6, 2018

OXFORD, United Kingdom and CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Aug. 06, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Summit Therapeutics plc (NASDAQ: SMMT) (AIM: SUMM) announces that Glyn Edwards, Chief Executive Officer, will present at the Canaccord Genuity Growth Conference on 9 August 2018 at 8:00am EDT in Boston.

A live audio webcast of the presentation will be available through the Investors section on the Company’s website, www.summitplc.com. A replay of the webcast will be available from the same location soon after the live presentation.

About Summit Therapeutics Summit Therapeutics is a leader in antibiotic innovation. Our new mechanism antibiotics are designed to become the new standards of care for the benefit of patients and create value for payors and healthcare providers. We are currently developing new mechanism antibiotics for C. difficile infection and gonorrhoea and are using our proprietary Discuva Platform to expand our pipeline. For more information, visit www.summitplc.com and follow us on Twitter @summitplc.

For more information, please contact:

Summit Glyn Edwards/Richard Pye (UK office) Tel: 44 (0)1235 443 951 Erik Ostrowski / Michelle Avery (US office) +1 617 225 4455 Cairn Financial Advisers LLP(Nominated Adviser) Tel: +44 (0)20 7213 0880 Liam Murray / Tony Rawlinson N+1 Singer(Joint Broker) Tel: +44 (0)20 7496 3000 Aubrey Powell / Jen Boorer Panmure Gordon (Joint Broker) Tel: +44 (0)20 7886 2500 Freddy Crossley, Corporate Finance James Stearns, Corporate Broking MSL Group (US) Tel: +1 617 684 6557 Jon Siegal Jon.siegal@mslgroup.com Consilium Strategic Communications(UK) Tel: +44 (0)20 3709 5700 Mary-Jane Elliott / Jessica Hodgson summit@consilium-comms.com / Lindsey Neville

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