Ignyta Announces Presentation At The CTOS 21st Annual Meeting In Lisbon, Portugal

Ignyta, Inc. (Nasdaq: RXDX),  a biotechnology company focused on precision medicine in oncology, today announced the details of a poster presentation at the Connective Tissue Oncology Society (CTOS) 21 st Annual Meeting being held in Lisbon, Portugal. The poster session will be held on Friday, November 11, 2016.

Details of the presentation are as follows:
   
Title:

Immunohistochemisrty Screening to Increase the Efficiency of Next Generation Sequencing for Detection of Rare NTRK, ROS1, and ALK Gene Fusions in Sarcoma Patients
Date/Time: Friday, November 11, 2016, 6:15 PM - 7:00 PM, Lisbon time
 

A copy of the presentation poster will be available during the presentation in the Scientific Presentations section of the company's website at http://www.ignyta.com, and will be archived and available at that site.

About Ignyta, Inc.

Blazing a New Future for Patients with Cancer TM

At Ignyta, we work tirelessly on behalf of patients with cancer to offer potentially life-saving, precisely targeted therapeutics (Rx) guided by companion diagnostic (Dx) tests. Our integrated Rx/Dx strategy allows us to enter uncharted territory, illuminating the molecular drivers of cancer and quickly advancing treatments to address them. This approach embraces even those patients with the rarest cancers, who have the highest unmet need and who may otherwise not have access to effective treatment options. With our pipeline of potentially first-in-class and best-in-class precision medicines, we are pursuing the ultimate goal of not just shrinking tumors, but eradicating cancer relapse and recurrence in precisely defined patient populations.

For more information, please visit:  www.ignyta.com.

Forward-Looking Statements

This press release contains forward-looking statements about Ignyta as that term is defined in Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933 and Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934. Statements in this press release that are not purely historical are forward-looking statements. Such forward-looking statements include, among other things, a novel strategic approach resulting in enrollment of patients in Ignyta clinical trials, references to the development of Ignyta's product candidates, the potential advantages and first-in-class or best-in-class nature of these drug programs and the potential for Ignyta to establish a leadership position in oncology personalized medicine and provide benefit to cancer patients. Actual results could differ from those projected in any forward-looking statements due to numerous factors. Such factors include, among others, the inherent uncertainties associated with developing new products or technologies and operating as a development stage company; Ignyta's ability to develop, initiate or complete preclinical studies and clinical trials for, obtain approvals for and commercialize any of its product candidates; changes in Ignyta's plans to develop and commercialize its product candidates; the potential for final results of the ongoing clinical trials of entrectinib or other product candidates, or any future clinical trials of entrectinib or other product candidates, to differ from preliminary or expected results; Ignyta's ability to raise any additional funding it will need to continue to pursue its business and product development plans; regulatory developments in the United States and foreign countries; Ignyta's ability to obtain and maintain intellectual property protection for its product candidates; the risk that orphan drug exclusivity may not effectively protect a product from competition and that such exclusivity may not be maintained; the potential for the company to fail to maintain the CAP accreditation and CLIA certification of its diagnostic laboratory; the loss of key scientific or management personnel; competition in the industry in which Ignyta operates; and market conditions. These forward-looking statements are made as of the date of this press release, and Ignyta assumes no obligation to update the forward-looking statements, or to update the reasons why actual results could differ from those projected in the forward-looking statements. Investors should consult all of the information set forth herein and should also refer to the risk factor disclosure set forth in the reports and other documents the company files with the SEC available at www.sec.gov, including without limitation Ignyta's Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2015 and subsequent Quarterly Reports on Form 10-Q.

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