Kite Pharma to Participate in Gene Therapy Panel at the BIO Investor Forum

Kite Pharma to Participate in Gene Therapy Panel at the BIO Investor Forum

SANTA MONICA, Calif., Oct. 3, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Kite Pharma, Inc. (Kite) (Nasdaq:KITE), a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on developing engineered autologous T cell therapy (eACT™) products for the treatment of cancer, today announced that David Chang, M.D., Ph.D., Kite Pharma's Executive Vice President, Research and Development, and Chief Medical Officer, will participate in the "T-Cell Therapies: Best Bets in Pushing Down the Cost Curve and Prioritizing Cancer Targets" panel at the 13th Annual BIO Investor Forum on Tuesday, October 7, 2014, at 9:00 am PDT in San Francisco, CA.

About Kite Pharma, Inc.

Kite Pharma, Inc., is a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company engaged in the development of novel cancer immunotherapy products, with a primary focus on eACT™ designed to restore the immune system's ability to recognize and eradicate tumors. In partnership with the NCI Surgery Branch through a Cooperative Research and Development Agreement (CRADA), Kite is advancing a pipeline of proprietary eACT™ product candidates, both CAR (chimeric antigen receptor) and TCR (T cell receptor) products, directed to a wide range of cancer indications. Kite is based in Santa Monica, CA. For more information on Kite Pharma, please visit

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