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Spero Therapeutics Announces Presentations at IDWeek 2018

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CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Sept. 25, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Spero Therapeutics, Inc. (Nasdaq:SPRO), a multi-asset clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on identifying, developing and commercializing novel treatments for multidrug-resistant (MDR) bacterial infections, announced today that it will make an oral presentation on SPR994 and a poster presentation on urinary tract infection epidemiology at the Infectious Disease Society of America (IDSA) IDWeek™ 2018 taking place October 3 - 7, 2018 in San Francisco, California.

Presentation details for SPR994, Spero’s broad-spectrum oral carbapenem antibiotic product candidate that Spero expects to report final Phase 1 SAD/MAD data for within 3Q18 are as follows:

  Session: Symposium: Exploring the Antibiotic Pipeline 2018
  Title: Tebipenem pivoxil
  Presenter: David Melnick
  Date: Thursday, October 4, 2018
  Time: 2:30 PM
  Location: Room N Hall D
  Presentation number: 841

Presentation details on the epidemiology of urinary tract infections are as follows:

  Title: Patient demographics and comorbidity profiles associated with hospitalized patients admitted with resistant versus susceptible urinary tract infections (UTI): A multicenter analysis
  Presenter: Jon Bruss
  Date: Friday, October 5, 2018
  Location: S Poster Hall
  Presentation number: 1504

Abstracts are accessible via the IDWeek™ website. The poster presentation may be accessed through Spero Therapeutics’ website on the “Key Publications and Presentations” page under the “Pipeline” tab following its presentation.

About Spero

Spero Therapeutics is a multi-asset, clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on identifying, developing and commercializing novel treatments for multidrug-resistant (MDR) bacterial infections.

Spero is advancing SPR994, a carbapenem-class antibiotic, which is designed to be the first broad-spectrum oral antibiotic for use in adults to treat MDR Gram-negative infections.

Spero is also advancing its Potentiator Platform, which it believes will enable the development of drugs that will expand the spectrum and potency of existing antibiotics, including formerly inactive antibiotics, against Gram-negative bacteria. The product candidates are two IV-administered agents, SPR741 and SPR206, designed to treat MDR Gram-negative infections in the hospital setting.

Spero is also advancing SPR720, its novel oral therapy product candidate designed for the treatment of pulmonary non-tuberculous mycobacterial (NTM) infection, an orphan infectious disease indication.

For more information, visit https://sperotherapeutics.com.

Forward Looking Statements

This press release may contain forward-looking statements. These statements include, but are not limited to, statements about the initiation, timing, progress and results of the Company’s preclinical studies and clinical trials and the Company’s research and development programs, including statements regarding management’s assessment of the results of such preclinical studies and clinical trials, the Company’s cash forecast and anticipated expenses and the sufficiency of the Company’s cash resources. In some cases, forward-looking statements can be identified by terms such as “may,” “will,” “should,” “expect,” “plan,” “aim,” “anticipate,” “could,” “intent,” “target,” “project,” “contemplate,” “believe,” “estimate,” “predict,” “potential” or “continue” or the negative of these terms or other similar expressions. Actual results may differ materially from those indicated by such forward-looking statements as a result of various important factors, including whether results obtained in preclinical studies and clinical trials will be indicative of results obtained in future clinical trials; whether the Company’s product candidates will advance through the preclinical development and clinical trial process on a timely basis, or at all; whether the results of such trials will warrant submission for approval from the United States Food and Drug Administration or equivalent foreign regulatory agencies; whether the Company’s cash resources will be sufficient to fund its continuing operations for the periods and/or trials anticipated; and other factors discussed in the “Risk Factors” set forth in filings that we periodically make with the U.S. Securities Exchange Commission. The forward-looking statements included in this press release represent the Company’s views as of the date of this press release. The Company anticipates that subsequent events and developments will cause its views to change. However, while the Company may elect to update these forward-looking statements at some point in the future, it specifically disclaims any obligation to do so. These forward-looking statements should not be relied upon as representing the Company’s views as of any date subsequent to the date of this press release.

Spero Investor Contact:
Sharon Klahre
Director, Investor Relations

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