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Enumeral Announces Additional Data on Its Novel Class of PD-1 Antagonist to be Presented at the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) 2016 Annual Meeting

CAMBRIDGE, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Apr. 18, 2016-- Enumeral Biomedical Holdings, Inc. (OTCQB:ENUM) (“Enumeral” or the “Company”), a biotechnology company focused on discovering and developing novel antibody-based immunotherapies to help the immune system fight cancer and other diseases, today announced that it will present research findings on the Company’s novel class of anti-PD-1 antibodies in a poster at the AACR Annual Meeting 2016 in New Orleans.

Enumeral is reporting in a poster presentation at the AACR conference that Enumeral’s anti-PD-1 antibody ENUM 244C8 appears to elicit cytokine secretion from cell types associated with innate immunity in ex vivo assays using lung biopsy samples from human patients. Enumeral is advancing a novel class of anti-PD-1 antibodies with distinctive properties compared to currently marketed anti-PD-1 antagonists, including that ENUM 244C8 inhibits PD-1 function without blocking binding of PD-L1 to PD-1.

Enumeral’s Abstract at AACR’s 2016 Annual Meeting

“Discovery, Characterization and Development of a New Class of Therapeutic Anti-PD-1 Antibody.” Abstract #2224; Poster Session: Adoptive Cell Therapy, Immune Checkpoints, and Vaccines; Monday, April 18, 2016 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM, Convention Center, Halls G-J, Poster Section 21.

About Enumeral

Enumeral is a biopharmaceutical company discovering and developing novel antibody-based immunotherapies to help the immune system fight cancer and other diseases. The Company is building a pipeline focused on next-generation checkpoint modulators, with initial targets including PD-1, TIM-3, LAG-3, TIGIT, and VISTA. In developing these molecules, Enumeral’s researchers apply a proprietary immune profiling technology platform that measures functioning of the human immune system at the level of individual cells. This provides key insights for drug candidate selection and target validation. For more information on Enumeral, please visit www.enumeral.com.

Forward Looking Statements Disclosure

This press release contains certain “forward-looking statements” within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995, as amended. Such statements reflect current beliefs of Enumeral Biomedical Holdings, Inc. (“Enumeral”) with respect to future events and involve known and unknown risks, uncertainties, and other factors affecting operations, market growth, Enumeral’s stock price, services, products and licenses. No assurances can be given regarding the achievement of future results, and although Enumeral believes that the expectations reflected in these forward-looking statements are based on reasonable assumptions, actual results may differ from the assumptions underlying the statements that have been made regarding anticipated events. Factors that may cause actual results, performance or achievements, or industry results to differ materially from those contemplated by such forward-looking statements include, among others, the risks that (a) Enumeral’s expectations regarding market acceptance of the Company’s business in general and the Company’s ability to penetrate the antibody discovery and development fields in particular, as well as the timing of such acceptance, (b) Enumeral’s ability to attract and retain management with experience in biotechnology and antibody discovery and similar emerging technologies, (c) the scope, validity and enforceability of Enumeral’s and third party intellectual property rights, (d) Enumeral’s ability to raise capital when needed and on acceptable terms and conditions, (e) Enumeral’s ability to comply with governmental regulation, (f) the intensity of competition, (g) changes in the political and regulatory environment and in business and fiscal conditions in the United States and overseas and (h) general economic conditions.

More detailed information about Enumeral and risk factors that may affect the realization of forward-looking statements, including forward-looking statements in this press release, is set forth in Enumeral’s filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Enumeral urges investors and security holders to read those documents free of charge at the Commission’s website at http://www.sec.gov. Forward-looking statements speak only as to the date they are made, and except for any obligation under the U.S. federal securities laws, Enumeral undertakes no obligation to publicly update any forward-looking statement as a result of new information, future events or otherwise.

Source: Enumeral Biomedical Holdings, Inc.

Enumeral Biomedical Holdings, Inc.
Kevin Sarney, 617-945-9146
kevin@enumeral.com