BOSTON, May 08, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Ziopharm Oncology, Inc. (Nasdaq: ZIOP), today announced that Laurence Cooper, M.D., Ph.D., Chief Executive Officer, is scheduled to participate in a virtual fireside chat at the BofA Securities 2020 Health Care Conference on Thursday, May 14, 2020, at 5:00 p.m. ET.
An audio webcast of the fireside chat will be available live, which can be accessed in the "Investors" section of the Ziopharm website at www.ziopharm.com. A recording of the webcast will be available on the Company's website until August 12, 2020.
About Ziopharm Oncology, Inc. Ziopharm is developing non-viral and cytokine-driven cell and gene therapies that weaponize the body's immune system to treat the millions of people globally diagnosed with a solid tumor each year. With its multiplatform approach, Ziopharm is at the forefront of immuno-oncology with a goal to treat any type of solid tumor. Ziopharm's pipeline is built for commercially scalable, cost effective T-cell receptor T-cell therapies based on its non-viral Sleeping Beauty gene transfer platform, a precisely controlled IL-12 gene therapy, and rapidly manufactured Sleeping Beauty-enabled CD19-specific CAR-T program. The Company has clinical and strategic partnerships with the National Cancer Institute, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center and others. For more information, please visit www.ziopharm.com
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