Summit Therapeutics plc 
(‘Summit’ or the ‘Company’)

Summit Therapeutics to Present at the Canaccord Genuity Growth Conference

Oxford, UK, and Cambridge, MA, US, 1 August 2019 – Summit Therapeutics plc (NASDAQ: SMMT, AIM: SUMM), a leader in new mechanism antibiotic innovation, announces that Mr Glyn Edwards, Chief Executive Officer, will present at the Canaccord Genuity Growth Conference on 8 August 2019 at 8:00am EDT in Boston.

A live webcast of the presentation will be available in the Investors section of the Company's website, www.summitplc.com. A replay of the webcast will be available from the same location soon after the live presentation.

About Summit Therapeutics
Summit Therapeutics is a leader in antibiotic innovation. Our new mechanism antibiotics are designed to become the new standards of care for the benefit of patients and create value for payors and healthcare providers. We are currently developing new mechanism antibiotics for infections caused by C. difficile, N. gonorrhoeae and Enterobacteriaceae and are using our proprietary Discuva Platform to expand our pipeline. For more information, visit www.summitplc.com and follow us on Twitter @summitplc.

Contacts

Summit    
Glyn Edwards / Richard Pye (UK office) Tel: 44 (0)1235 443 951
Michelle Avery (US office)   +1 617 225 4455
     
Cairn Financial Advisers LLP (Nominated Adviser) Tel: +44 (0)20 7213 0880
Liam Murray / Tony Rawlinson    
     
N+1 Singer (Joint Broker) Tel: +44 (0)20 7496 3000
Aubrey Powell / Jen Boorer, Corporate Finance
Tom Salvesen, Corporate Broking
   
     
Bryan Garnier & Co Limited (Joint Broker) Tel: +44 (0)20 7332 2500
Phil Walker / Dominic Wilson

 
   
MSL Group (US) Tel: +1 781 684 6557
Jon Siegal   summit@mslgroup.com
     
Consilium Strategic Communications (UK) Tel: +44 (0)20 3709 5700
Mary-Jane Elliott / Sue Stuart / Sukaina Virji   summit@consilium-comms.com
Lindsey Neville    

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