Summit Therapeutics plc

("Summit", or the "Company")

SUMMIT THERAPEUTICS TO PRESENT AT THE BIOTECH SHOWCASE 

Oxford, UK, 9 January 2018 - Summit Therapeutics plc (NASDAQ: SMMT, AIM: SUMM), the drug discovery and development company advancing therapies for rare diseases and infectious diseases, announces that it will present at the Biotech Showcase(TM), taking place 8-10 January in San Francisco, CA, US. The presentation will take place today, 9 January, at 4:00pm PST.

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 is a biopharmaceutical company focused on the discovery, development and commercialisation of novel medicines for indications for which there are no existing or only inadequate therapies. Summit is conducting clinical programs focused on the genetic disease, Duchenne muscular dystrophy, and the infectious disease, Clostridium difficile infection. Further information is available at www.summitplc.com and Summit can be followed 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 / Duncan Monteith, Corporate Finance    
Tom Salvesen, Corporate Broking    
     
MacDougall Biomedical Communications (US) Tel: +1 781 235 3060
Karen Sharma   ksharma@macbiocom.com
     
Consilium Strategic Communications (UK) Tel: +44 (0)20 3709 5700
Mary-Jane Elliott / Sue Stuart /   summit@consilium-comms.com
Jessica Hodgson / Philippa Gardner    


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