STAMFORD, Conn., July 29, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Loxo Oncology, Inc. (Nasdaq:LOXO), a biopharmaceutical company focused on the discovery, development, and commercialization of targeted cancer therapies, will announce financial results for the quarter ended June 30, 2015 on August 5, 2015 before the NASDAQ market open. In addition, Loxo will provide updates on select pipeline programs.

The Company will be conducting a conference call and live webcast with slides in conjunction with this earnings release. The call will be held on Wednesday, August 5, 2015 at 8:00 a.m. ET. To participate in the conference call, please dial (877) 930-8065 (domestic) or (253) 336-8041 (international) and refer to conference ID 89982101.

A live webcast of the presentation will be available at http://ir.loxooncology.com/. A replay of the webcast will be available shortly after the conclusion of the call and archived on the Company's website for 30 days following the call.

About Loxo Oncology

Loxo Oncology is committed to the discovery, development, and commercialization of targeted cancer therapies with best-in-class potential. Our diverse pipeline reflects the convergence of proven therapeutic technologies with emerging insights into the underlying susceptibilities of cancer and drug resistance. We leverage the expertise of our partners in academia and industry and our management team's deep clinical-regulatory experience to deploy focused clinical development strategies in well-defined patient populations. Our goal is to create important new cancer therapies as efficiently as possible to substantially benefit patients. www.loxooncology.com

Contacts

Loxo Oncology, Inc.

Company: Jacob S. Van Naarden Vice President, Corporate Development and Strategy jake@loxooncology.com

Investors: Peter Rahmer The Trout Group, LLC 646-378-2973 prahmer@troutgroup.com

Media: Dan Budwick Pure Communications, Inc. 973-271-6085 dan@purecommunicationsinc.com