SOURCE: Adgero Biopharmaceuticals, Inc.

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May 03, 2016 08:00 ET

Adgero Biopharmaceuticals to Present at the Joseph Gunnar & Co., LLC Pioneers 2016 Conference

Presentation With Live Webcast Thursday, May 5 at 3:00 p.m. ET

PRINCETON, NJ--(Marketwired - May 03, 2016) - Adgero Biopharmaceuticals, Inc. ("Adgero" or the "Company"), a privately-held biopharmaceutical company, leveraging its late stage photodynamic therapy ("PDT") platform for the treatment of serious oncology indications, announced today that it will present at the inaugural Pioneers 2016 presented by Joseph Gunnar & Co., LLC conference on Thursday, May 5, 2016 at 3:00 p.m. ET in New York, NY.

Frank G. Pilkiewicz, Ph.D., Chief Executive Officer, will present an overview of the Company's lead product candidate, REM-001 Therapy. In cutaneous metastatic breast cancer ("CMBC"), REM-001 Therapy has demonstrated promising safety and efficacy results in four Phase 2/3 clinical studies in which the majority of patients have failed radiation therapy.

Dr. Pilkiewicz will also review the strategy for clinical and regulatory advancement of REM-001 Therapy, including anticipated filings for Orphan Drug and Breakthrough Therapy designations. Additionally, he will discuss Adgero's growth strategy focused on potential pipeline expansion into additional high-value cutaneous cancer indications.

A live webcast of the presentation will be available on the Company's website, The webcast replay will be available approximately two hours after the presentation ends and will be accessible for one month.

About Pioneers 2016

The Pioneers Conference is dedicated to providing a forum where publicly traded companies can network with the investment community. The 2016 Conference will feature presentations by CEOs and CFOs from several principal industry sectors, expert panels moderated by industry leaders, and the opportunity to meet with management of presenting companies on a one-on-one basis.

About Adgero

Adgero Biopharmaceuticals, Inc. is a privately-held biopharmaceutical company focused on building a robust pipeline by advancing its proprietary late stage photodynamic therapy ("PDT") platform with broad utility for the treatment of serious oncology indications. Its lead product candidate, REM-001 Therapy, has demonstrated promising safety and efficacy in four Phase 2/3 clinical studies in patients with cutaneous (skin surface) metastatic breast cancer ("CMBC") who have failed radiation therapy. Use of Adgero's existing data or the completion of a Phase 3 trial in individuals with CMBC could lead to approval of REM-001 Therapy.

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