Atara Biotherapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ:ATRA) Files An 8-K Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders

Atara Biotherapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ:ATRA) Files An 8-K Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders
Item 5.07 Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders.

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On June 14, 2018, Atara Biotherapeutics, Inc. (the “Company”) held its annual meeting of stockholders (the “Annual Meeting”).The following is a brief description of each matter voted upon at the Annual Meeting, as well as the number of votes case for or against each matter and the number of abstentions and broker non-votes with respect to each matter.A more complete description of each matter is described in more detail in the Company’s definitive proxy statement filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on April 26, 2018.

Nominee

For

Withheld

Broker Non-Votes

Eric L. Dobmeier

34,196,186

2,206,082

2,540,596

William K. Heiden

34,534,362

1,867,906

2,540,596

Beth Seidenberg, M.D.

34,435,253

1,967,015

2,540,596

The Company’s stockholders elected each of the three nominees for director to serve until the 2021 annual meeting of stockholders and until his or her respective successor is elected.

2.

Ratification of Appointment of Independent Registered Public Accounting Firm

For

Against

Abstain

38,933,305

7,722

1,837

The Company’s stockholders ratified the appointment of Deloitte & Touche LLP as the Company's independent registered public accounting firm for the fiscal year ending December 31, 2018.

No other matters were submitted for stockholder action.


About Atara Biotherapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ:ATRA)

Atara Biotherapeutics, Inc. is a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company. Its segment is the business of developing and commercializing therapeutics. It has approximately two groups of product candidates, such as allogeneic or third-party derived antigen-specific T-cells, and molecularly targeted biologics. Its T-cell product candidates include Epstein Barr Virus-cytotoxic T lymphocytes (EBV-CTL), which is in Phase II clinical trials for malignancies associated with EBV; cytomegalovirus (CMV)-CTL, which is in Phase II clinical trials for CMV, and Wilms Tumor 1 (WT1)-CTL, which targets cancers expressing the antigen WT1. Its molecularly targeted product candidates include STM 434, which is in Phase I clinical trial of STM 434 for ovarian cancer and other solid tumors; ATA 777, a fully human antibody targeting Activin A; ATA M43, a fully human anti-Actin-related protein 2-A (ActR2A)/2B monoclonal antibody; STM 217; ActR2B5, and ATA 842, a humanized antibody targeting myostatin.

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