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RXi Pharmaceuticals to Present New Data Demonstrating the Ability of sd-rxRNA to Enhance NK Cell Activity for Adoptive Cell Transfer at SITC 2018

Nov 7, 2018

MARLBOROUGH, Mass., Nov. 7, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- RXi Pharmaceuticals Corporation (NASDAQ: RXII), a biotechnology company developing the next generation of immuno-oncology therapeutics based on its proprietary self-delivering RNAi (sd-rxRNA®) therapeutic platform, will present a poster highlighting data demonstrating the potential of sd-rxRNA to improve NK cell potency in adoptive cell transfer (ACT) at SITC 2018, the 33rd Annual Meeting & Pre-Conference Programs of the Society for Immunotherapy of Cancer (SITC).

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The poster, titled "sd-rxRNA to Enhance NK Cell Activity for Adoptive Cell Transfer" (Poster #P258), will be available for viewing from 12:20–1:50 p.m. ET and 7:00–8:30 p.m. ET on Saturday, November 10, 2018.

The poster will also be available under the "Investors – Events and Presentations" section of the Company's website,, approximately one hour following the presentation.

SITC 2018 is being held November 7-11, 2018 at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, DC.

About RXi Pharmaceuticals

RXi Pharmaceuticals Corporation (NASDAQ: RXII) is a biotechnology company developing the next generation of immuno-oncology therapeutics based on its self-delivering RNAi (sd-rxRNA®) therapeutic platform. The Company's discovery and research efforts are focused on developing sd-rxRNA therapeutic compounds to be used in the context of adoptive cell transfer by targeting checkpoints or other gene targets, or to be used as intratumoral immunotherapy. We aim to maximize the power of our sd-rxRNA therapeutic compounds by weaponizing therapeutic immune effector cells to attack cancer, and to make tumors more susceptible to such attacks, and ultimately provide patients battling cancers with a powerful new treatment option that goes beyond current treatment modalities. RXi intends to develop immuno-oncology therapeutics on our own and in collaboration with partners. For additional information, visit the Company's website,

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