Adaptimmune Therapeutics PLC – ADR (NASDAQ:ADAP) issued a press release announcing a poster presentation of updated data on its lead clinical program, an NY-ESO SPEAR® (Specific Peptide Enhanced Affinity Receptor) T-cell receptor therapy, in patients with synovial sarcoma at the European Society for Medical Oncology (ESMO) 2016 Congress. The press release is furnished as Exhibit 99.1 to this report and is incorporated by reference herein.
On October 12, 2016, the Company issued a press release announcing that its amended protocol using its NY-ESO SPEAR T-cell therapy in ovarian cancer patients with treatment resistant or refractory metastatic ovarian cancer is now actively recruiting. The press release is furnished as Exhibit 99.2 to this report and is incorporated by reference herein.
The information in Item 8.01 of this Form 8-K (including the attached Exhibit 99.1 and the attached Exhibit 99.2) shall not be deemed “filed” for purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, or otherwise subject to the liabilities of that section, nor shall it be deemed incorporated by reference under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, except as expressly set forth by specific reference in such a filing, regardless of any general incorporation language in any such filing, unless the Company expressly sets forth in such filing that such information is to be considered “filed” or incorporated by reference therein.