Sorrento to Present at Upcoming Conferences

Sep 08, 2015, 13:30 ET from Sorrento Therapeutics, Inc.

SAN DIEGO, Sept. 8, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Sorrento Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ:  SRNE) (Sorrento), a clinical stage oncology company developing new treatments for cancer and associated pain, announced that Dr. Henry Ji, President and Chief Executive Officer, will be presenting at several upcoming conferences:

Event:


Rodman & Renshaw 17th Annual Global Investment Conference

Date:


Wednesday, September 9, 2015

Time:


4:15 to 4:40 p.m., EDT

Location:


Fontainebleau Room (2nd floor), The St. Regis Hotel, New York, NY




Event:


BioCentury NewsMakers in the Biotech Industry

Date:


Thursday, September 10, 2015

Time:


9:30 to 9:55 a.m., EDT

Location:


Room 311; Millennium Broadway Hotel & Conference Center, New York, NY

 

About Sorrento Therapeutics, Inc. 

Sorrento is a clinical stage biopharmaceutical company developing new treatments for cancer and associated pain and inflammation and autoimmune diseases. Sorrento recently licensed multiple late-stage biosimilar and biobetter antibodies for oncology and inflammation diseases for the US, European and Japanese markets. Sorrento recently sold the rights to Cynviloq™, which successfully completed the TRIBECA™ study, to NantPharma. The company is also developing resiniferatoxin (RTX), a non-opiate TRPV1 agonist to treat terminal cancer patients suffering from intractable pain.

In December 2014, Sorrento and NantWorks formed a global joint venture, now called Immunotherapy NANTiBody, LLC, to focus on immunotherapies for cancer. Also in December 2014, Sorrento and Conkwest, Inc., now renamed as NantKwest, Inc., an immuno-oncology company developing proprietary Neukoplast®, a Natural Killer (NK) cell-line based therapy, entered into an agreement to jointly develop CAR.TNK™ (Chimeric Antigen Receptor Tumor-attacking Neukoplast) immunotherapies for the treatment of cancer and infectious diseases. In March 2015, Sorrento entered into a global collaboration with NantCell, a NantWorks company, to discover and develop immunotherapies against tumor neo-epitopes.  In July 2015, Sorrento and NantBioScience, Inc., a subsidiary of NantWorks, established a joint venture, called NantCancerStemCell, LLC to focus on the development of "first-in-class" small molecules against targets which may address important drivers of cancer growth including cancer stem cells.

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