About Ospedale Pediatrico Bambino GesùBambino Gesù Children's Hospital is a scientific institute for research and health care and is Italy's main pediatric hospital providing advanced health care for children and performing basic, clinical and translational research activities. The hospital is widely recognized as a referral center for all pediatric specialties at national and international levels. The research laboratories are located in a brand-new and purpose-built research facility of 3,000 sqm. The Bambino Gesù Hospital has also built a new GMP Facility of 1,200 sqm equipped with 8 clean rooms for extensive cell manipulation, including gene therapy. The Department of Hematology/Oncology and Transfusion Medicine, chaired by Prof. Franco Locatelli, is the main Italian center for the care and research in the field of pediatric hematology and oncology and is credited as one of the most qualified worldwide in pediatric hematopoietic stem cell transplantation and adoptive immunotherapy for prevention and treatment of cancer relapse. About Bellicum Pharmaceuticals Bellicum is a clinical stage biopharmaceutical company focused on discovering and developing cellular immunotherapies for cancers and orphan inherited blood disorders. Bellicum is using its proprietary Chemical Induction of Dimerization (CID) technology platform to engineer and control components of the immune system. Bellicum is developing next-generation product candidates in some of the most important areas of cellular immunotherapy, including hematopoietic stem cell transplantation (HSCT), and CAR T and TCR cell therapies. More information can be found at www.bellicum.com. Forward-Looking Statement This press release contains forward-looking statements for purposes of the safe harbor provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Bellicum may, in some cases, use terms such as "predicts," "believes," "potential," "proposed," "continue," "designed," "estimates," "anticipates," "expects," "plans," "intends," "may," "could," "might," "will," "should" or other words that convey uncertainty of future events or outcomes to identify these forward-looking statements. Forward-looking statements include statements regarding our intentions, beliefs, projections, outlook, analyses or current expectations concerning, among other things: our research and development activities relating to CAR Ts, to TCRs and to CaspaCIDe; the success of the collaboration with OPGB, the effectiveness of BPX-501, its possible range of application and potential curative effects and safety in the treatment of diseases including as compared to other treatment options and competitive therapies; the timing and success of our clinical trials, including clinical trials involving CD19 CAR T cells; the timing of regulatory filings for BPX-501; our research and development activities relating to BPX-501; and the potential applications of our product candidate BPX-501. Various factors may cause differences between Bellicum's expectations and actual results as discussed in greater detail under the heading "Risk Factors" in Bellicum's filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission, including without limitation our annual report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2015 and our quarterly report on Form 10-Q for the quarter ended June 30, 2016. Any forward-looking statements that Bellicum makes in this press release speak only as of the date of this press release. Bellicum assumes no obligation to update our forward-looking statements whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise, after the date of this press release.