Kura Oncology to Participate in Two Upcoming Investor Conferences

LA JOLLA, Calif., May 30, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Kura Oncology, Inc. (NASDAQ:KURA), a clinical stage biopharmaceutical company focused on the development of precision medicines for oncology, today announced that Troy Wilson, Ph.D., J.D., President and Chief Executive Officer, is scheduled to participate in two upcoming investor conferences.

  • Jefferies 2017 Global Healthcare Conference, New York, June 6, 2017 at 2:00 p.m. EDT (11:00 a.m. PDT), company presentation and overview
  • JMP Securities Life Sciences Conference, New York, June 20, 2017 at 2:00 p.m. EDT (11:00 a.m. PDT), Small Molecule Oncology Drugs: Challenges and Opportunities panel participant

A live audio webcast and replay of the presentation at the Jefferies conference will be available in the Investors section of Kura Oncology’s website at www.kuraoncology.com.

About Kura Oncology

Kura Oncology is a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company committed to realizing the promise of precision medicines for the treatment of cancer. The company’s pipeline consists of small molecule drug candidates that target cancer signaling pathways where there is a strong scientific and clinical rationale to improve outcomes by identifying those patients most likely to benefit from treatment. Kura Oncology’s lead drug candidate is tipifarnib, a farnesyl transferase inhibitor, which is currently being studied in multiple Phase 2 clinical trials. Kura’s pipeline also includes KO-947, an ERK inhibitor, currently in a Phase 1 trial, and KO-539, an inhibitor of the menin-MLL protein-protein interaction, currently in preclinical testing. For additional information about Kura Oncology, please visit the company’s website at www.kuraoncology.com.



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