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bluebird bio to Present at Investor Conferences in March

CAMBRIDGE, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar. 7, 2018-- bluebird bio, Inc. (Nasdaq: BLUE), a clinical-stage company committed to developing potentially transformative gene therapies for severe genetic diseases and T cell-based immunotherapies for cancer, today announced that members of the management team will present at the following upcoming investor conferences:

  • Cowen and Company 38th Annual Health Care Conference, Tuesday, March 13, at 10:00 a.m. ET at The Boston Marriott Copley Place, Boston, Massachusetts.
  • Barclays Global Healthcare Conference, Thursday, March 15, at 1:05 p.m. ET at the Loews Miami Beach Hotel, Miami Beach, Florida.
  • Oppenheimer 28th Annual Healthcare Conference, Wednesday, March 21, at 3:20 p.m. ET at the Westin New York Grand Central, New York City.

To access the live webcasts of bluebird bio’s presentations, please visit the “Events & Presentations” page within the Investors and Media section of the bluebird bio website at Replays of the webcasts will be available on the bluebird bio website for 90 days following the conferences.

About bluebird bio, Inc.

With its lentiviral-based gene therapies, T cell immunotherapy expertise and gene editing capabilities, bluebird bio has built an integrated product platform with broad potential application to severe genetic diseases and cancer. bluebird bio's gene therapy clinical programs include its Lenti-D™ product candidate for the treatment of cerebral adrenoleukodystrophy, and its LentiGlobin® product candidate for the treatment of transfusion-dependent β-thalassemia, also known as β-thalassemia major, and severe sickle cell disease. bluebird bio's oncology pipeline is built upon the company's leadership in lentiviral gene delivery and T cell engineering, with a focus on developing novel T cell-based immunotherapies, including chimeric antigen receptor (CAR T) and T cell receptor (TCR) therapies. bluebird bio's lead oncology programs, bb2121 and bb21217, are anti-BCMA CAR T programs partnered with Celgene. bluebird bio also has discovery research programs utilizing megaTAL/homing endonuclease gene editing technologies with the potential for use across the company's pipeline.

bluebird bio has operations in Cambridge, Massachusetts, Seattle, Washington, Durham, North Carolina and Zug, Switzerland.

LentiGlobin and Lenti-D are trademarks of bluebird bio, Inc.

Forward-Looking Statements

This release contains “forward-looking statements” within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995, including statements regarding the Company’s product candidates and research programs. Any forward-looking statements are based on management’s current expectations of future events and are subject to a number of risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially and adversely from those set forth in or implied by such forward-looking statements. These risks and uncertainties include, but are not limited to, risks that the preliminary results from our clinical trials will not continue or be repeated in our ongoing clinical trials, the risk of cessation or delay of any of the ongoing or planned clinical studies and/or our development of our product candidates, the risk of a delay in the enrollment of patients in our clinical studies, risks that the current or planned clinical trials of the LentiGlobin drug product will be insufficient to support regulatory submissions or marketing approval in the United States and European Union, the risk that our collaborations, including the collaboration with Celgene, will not continue or will not be successful, and the risk that any one or more of our product candidates will not be successfully developed, approved or commercialized. For a discussion of other risks and uncertainties, and other important factors, any of which could cause our actual results to differ from those contained in the forward-looking statements, see the section entitled “Risk Factors” in our annual report on Form 10-K, as well as discussions of potential risks, uncertainties, and other important factors in our subsequent filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission. All information in this press release is as of the date of the release, and bluebird bio undertakes no duty to update this information unless required by law.

Source: bluebird bio, Inc.

bluebird bio, Inc.
Stephanie Fagan, 201-572-9581
Elizabeth Pingpank, 617-914-8736

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Stephanie Fagan

Senior Vice President, Corporate Communications

(201) 572-9581


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Elizabeth Pingpank

Associate Director, Corporate Communications

(617) 914-8736