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Sunesis Pharmaceuticals to Participate in Upcoming Investor Conferences

03/04/19

SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., March 04, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Sunesis Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq:SNSS) today announced that the Company will participate in three upcoming investor conferences in March:

Event: Cowen and Company 39th Annual Health Care Conference
Date: Monday, March 11th
Presentation Time: 4:10 p.m. Eastern Time
Location: Boston, MA

Event: Oppenheimer 29th Annual Healthcare Conference
Date: Tuesday, March 19th
Presentation Time: 4:30 p.m. Eastern Time
Location: New York City, NY

Event: 31st Annual ROTH Conference
Date: Tuesday, March 19th
Panel Time: 8:30 a.m. Pacific Time
Location: Laguna Niguel, CA

Live webcasts of the Cowen and Oppenheimer presentations will be available on the Sunesis website at http://ir.sunesis.com.  A replay will be archived on the "Calendar of Events" page in the Investors and Media section of the Sunesis website for two weeks.

About Sunesis Pharmaceuticals

Sunesis is a biopharmaceutical company developing new targeted therapeutics for the treatment of hematologic and solid cancers. Sunesis has built an experienced drug development organization committed to improving the lives of people with cancer. The Company is focused on advancing its novel kinase inhibitor pipeline, with an emphasis on its oral non-covalent BTK inhibitor vecabrutinib. Vecabrutinib is currently being evaluated in a Phase 1b/2 study in adults with chronic lymphocytic leukemia and other B-cell malignancies that have progressed after prior therapies. The Company’s proprietary PDK1 inhibitor SNS-510 is in preclinical development. PDK1 is a master kinase that activates other kinases important to cell growth and survival including members of the AKT, PKC, RSK, and SGK families. Sunesis is exploring strategic alternatives for vosaroxin, a late-stage investigational product for relapsed or refractory AML. Sunesis also has an interest in the pan-RAF inhibitor TAK-580 which is licensed to Takeda. TAK-580 is in a clinical trial for pediatric low-grade glioma.

For additional information on Sunesis, please visit www.sunesis.com.

SUNESIS and the logos are trademarks of Sunesis Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

Investor and Media Inquiries:      
Maeve Conneighton     Willie Quinn
Argot Partners     Sunesis Pharmaceuticals Inc.
212-600-1902     650-266-3716

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Source: Sunesis Pharmaceuticals, Inc.