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BIND Therapeutics and Roche Collaborate on Discovery of Novel Nanomedicines

June 18, 2014



CAMBRIDGE, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- BIND Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ: BIND), a clinical-stage nanomedicine platform company developing targeted and programmable therapeutics called AccurinsTM, today announced that it has entered into a research agreement with Roche to discover novel nanomedicines using Accurins for the treatment of diseases in therapeutic areas outside of oncology. The collaboration will focus on combining BINDís Accurin technology with Rocheís proprietary therapeutic payloads and targeting ligands.

ďThe addition of Roche, a global leader and innovator, to our family of collaborators underscores BINDís unique, leading position in the field of nanomedicine,,Ē said Scott Minick, Chief Executive Officer of BIND Therapeutics. ďBy combining BINDís Medicinal Nanoengineeringģ platformwith Rocheís†deep expertise in disease areas with high unmet medical need, this agreement further validates the wide-ranging potential for our technology and facilitates extending our platform into new therapeutic areas.Ē

About BIND Therapeutics

BIND Therapeutics is a clinical-stage nanomedicine platform company developing Accurins, its novel targeted therapeutics. BIND intends to leverage its Medicinal Nanoengineering platform to develop a pipeline of Accurins, initially in oncology, as well as Accurins in collaboration with biopharmaceutical companies. BINDís lead drug candidate, BIND-014, is an Accurin that targets PSMA and contains docetaxel, a clinically-validated and widely used cancer chemotherapy drug. BIND-014 is currently in Phase 2 clinical trials for non-small cell lung cancer and metastatic castrate-resistant prostate cancer.

BIND has announced collaborations with Amgen Inc., Pfizer Inc. and AstraZeneca AB to develop Accurins based on therapeutic payloads from their product pipelines. BINDís platform originated from the pioneering nanotechnology research at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Brigham and Womenís Hospital/Harvard Medical School of BINDís scientific founders and directors Dr. Robert Langer and Dr. Omid Farokhzad. For more information, please visit the company's web site at www.bindtherapeutics.com.

Forward-Looking Statements Disclaimer

This press release contains forward-looking statements within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. All statements contained in this press release that do not relate to matters of historical fact should be considered forward-looking statements, including statements regarding the potential to extend BINDís Accurin platform into new therapeutic areas, the potential discovery of novel nanomedicines as a result of BINDís collaboration with Roche, and BINDís expectations regarding the development of a pipeline of Accurins.

These forward-looking statements are based on managementís current expectations. These statements are neither promises nor guarantees, but involve known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other important factors that may cause our actual results, performance or achievements to be materially different from any future results, performance or achievements expressed or implied by the forward-looking statements, including, but not limited to, the following: failure to use and expand the Companyís medicinal nanoengineering platform to build a pipeline of drug candidates and develop marketable drugs; failure of the Company or its collaborators to successfully develop and commercialize drug candidates; clinical drug development involves a lengthy and expensive process, with an uncertain outcome; delays or difficulties in the enrollment of patients in clinical trials; serious adverse or unacceptable side effects or limited efficacy observed during the development of the Companyís drug candidates; inability to maintain any of the Companyís collaborations, or the failure of these collaborations; the Companyís reliance on third parties to conduct its clinical trials and manufacture its drug candidates; the Companyís inability to obtain required regulatory approvals; effects of recently enacted and future legislation; failure to retain key executives and attract, retain and motivate qualified personnel; and risks associated with operating internationally, including the possibility of sanctions with respect to our operations in Russia. These and other important factors discussed under the caption ďRisk FactorsĒ in our Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission, or SEC, on May 8, 2014, and our other reports filed with the SEC could cause actual results to differ materially from those indicated by the forward-looking statements made in this press release. Any such forward-looking statements represent managementís estimates as of the date of this press release. While we may elect to update such forward-looking statements at some point in the future, we disclaim any obligation to do so, even if subsequent events cause our views to change. These forward-looking statements should not be relied upon as representing our views as of any date subsequent to the date of this press release.




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BIND@sternir.com

Source: BIND Therapeutics, Inc.


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