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Aptose to Present at the H.C. Wainwright Annual Global Life Sciences Conference

SAN DIEGO and TORONTO, April 02, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Aptose Biosciences Inc. (Nasdaq: APTO; TSX: APS), a clinical-stage company developing highly differentiated therapeutics that target the underlying mechanisms of cancer, today announced that William G. Rice, Ph.D., Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer, and Gregory K. Chow, Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, will participate at the upcoming H.C. Wainwright & Co. Annual Global Life Sciences Conference on Monday, April 8, 2019 at 11:10 a.m. GMT in London, UK.

Conference Presentation Details:

Date:   Monday, April 8, 2019
Time:   11:10 a.m. GMT
Webcast:   Link

The audio webcast will be archived shortly after the live event and will be available through the Aptose website at https://ir.aptose.com/events-and-presentations/past-events.

About Aptose Biosciences

Aptose Biosciences is a clinical-stage biotechnology company committed to developing personalized therapies addressing unmet medical needs in oncology, with an initial focus on hematology. The company's small molecule cancer therapeutics pipeline includes products designed to provide single agent efficacy and to enhance the efficacy of other anti-cancer therapies and regimens without overlapping toxicities. APTO-253, the only known clinical stage agent that directly targets the MYC oncogene and inhibits its expression, is in a Phase 1b clinical trial for the treatment of patients with relapsed or refractory acute myeloid leukemia (AML) or high risk MDS. CG-806, an oral, first-in-class pan-FLT3/pan-BTK multi-cluster kinase inhibitor being developed to treat AML and certain B cell malignancies, is in a Phase 1 clinical trial for hematologic malignancies. For further information, please visit www.aptose.com.

For further information, please contact:

Aptose Biosciences   SMP Communications
Greg Chow    Susan Pietropaolo
Senior Vice President, CFO    201-923-2049
650-718-5028    susan@smpcommunications.com
gchow@aptose.com     
     
    LifeSci Advisors, LLC
    Daniel Ferry
    Managing Director
    617-535-7746
    Daniel@lifesciadvisors.com