Aquinox Pharmaceuticals, Inc
6/1/17

Aquinox to Present at Jefferies 2017 Global Healthcare Conference

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, June 01, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Aquinox Pharmaceuticals, Inc. ("Aquinox") (NASDAQ:AQXP), a clinical-stage pharmaceutical company discovering and developing targeted therapeutics in disease areas of inflammation and immuno-oncology, announced today that David Main, Aquinox President & CEO, will present a corporate overview at the upcoming Jefferies 2017 Global Healthcare Conference in New York on Thursday, June 8th  2017 at 4:30 PM Eastern Time.

A live audio webcast and archive of the event will be available at: http://wsw.com/webcast/jeff105/aqxp

To ensure a timely connection to the webcast, it is recommended that users register at least 15 minutes prior to the scheduled start time. An archived version of the webcast will also be available on the Investor Relations page of the Aquinox website. The corporate overview being presented will be available following the presentation at www.aqxpharma.com.

About Aquinox Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

Aquinox Pharmaceuticals, Inc. is a late clinical-stage pharmaceutical company discovering and developing targeted therapeutics in disease areas of inflammation and immuno-oncology. Our primary focus is anti-inflammatory product candidates targeting SH2-containing inositol-5'-phosphatase 1, or SHIP1, which is a key regulator of an important cellular signaling pathway in immune cells, known as the PI3K pathway. Aquinox's lead drug candidate, AQX-1125, is a small molecule activator of SHIP1 suitable for oral, once daily dosing. In September 2016, we began enrolling patients in a Phase 3 clinical trial of AQX-1125 in our lead indication, Interstitial Cystitis/Bladder Pain Syndrome (IC/BPS). Other indications are under consideration for future investigation. Aquinox has a broad intellectual property portfolio and pipeline of preclinical drug candidates that activate SHIP1. For more information, please visit www.aqxpharma.com.

Investor Contact Info:

Brendan Payne
Associate Director, Investor Relations 
Aquinox Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
604.901.3019
ir@aqxpharma.com

Gitanjali Ogawa
Vice President 
The Trout Group?
646-378-2949?
Gogawa@troutgroup.com

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