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Endocyte Announces Presentations at American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) Annual Meeting 2018

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind., March 15, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Endocyte, Inc. (Nasdaq:ECYT), a biopharmaceutical company developing targeted therapeutics for personalized cancer treatment, today announced that four posters will be presented by Endocyte scientists at the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) Annual Meeting 2018 to be held in Chicago, IL, April 14 - 18, 2018.

The company will present two posters and a late-breaking abstract relating to Endocyte’s chimeric antigen receptor T-cell (CAR T) adaptor molecule (CAM) platform, along with a poster on PSMA-617.

Presentations are as follows:

Abstract #: 757
Title: Novel warheads for targeted therapies of cancer: The concept and design of oxime-ether-based pro-PBDs
When: Sunday, April 15, 1 p.m. – 5 p.m. CDT
Session Title: Antibody-Drug Conjugates: Agents and Technology
Location: Hall A, Poster Section 35, Poster Board 24
Abstract #: 852
Title: Specificity of PSMA-617 radiotherapy for prostate cancer
When: Sunday, April 15, 1 p.m. – 5 p.m. CDT
Session Title: Modulators of Ionizing Radiation and Other Radiotherapeutics
Location: Hall A, Poster Section 39, Poster Board 15
Abstract #: LB-109
Title: Adaptor controlled CAR-T cell immunotherapy for treatment of folate receptor-alpha/beta positive solid and liquid tumors
When: Monday, April 16, 8 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. CDT
Session Title: Late-Breaking Research: Immunology 1
Location: Hall A, Poster Section 45, Poster Board 6
Abstract #: 2546
Title: Regulation of CAR-T cell therapy in real time using bispecific small molecule adaptors and monospecific competitors
When: Monday, April 16, 1 p.m. – 5 p.m. CDT
Session Title: Adoptive Cell Therapy 2
Location: Hall A, Poster Section 24, Poster Board 4

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About Endocyte

Endocyte is a biopharmaceutical company and leader in developing targeted therapies for the personalized treatment of cancer. The company's drug conjugation technology targets therapeutics and companion imaging agents specifically to the site of diseased cells. Endocyte's lead program is a prostate specific membrane antigen (PSMA)-targeted radioligand therapy, 177Lu-PSMA-617, entering phase 3 for metastatic castration resistant prostate cancer (mCRPC). Endocyte is also advancing its adaptor-controlled CAR T-cell therapy into the clinic in 2018, where it will be studied in osteosarcoma. For additional information, please visit Endocyte's website at

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Investor Contact:

Stephanie Ascher, Stern Investor Relations, Inc., (212) 362-1200,

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