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G1 Therapeutics to Ring Nasdaq Stock Market Closing Bell on Wednesday, August 2, 2017

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C., July 27, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- G1 Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ:GTHX), a clinical-stage oncology company, today announced that the Company will ring the Nasdaq Stock Market Closing Bell on Wednesday, August 2, 2017, at 4 p.m. EDT, at the Nasdaq MarketSite in New York City.

/EIN News/ -- The bell ringing will celebrate G1’s May 17, 2017, initial public offering and listing on the Nasdaq Global Select Market. G1 employees will join Chief Executive Officer Mark Velleca, MD, PhD, as he performs the honorary closing bell ringing ceremony.

“G1’s listing on the Nasdaq is a significant corporate milestone, and we’re honored to be invited by Nasdaq to celebrate the hard work that enabled us to become a publicly traded company,” said Velleca. “Since our first round of funding four years ago, G1 has grown from a small group of scientists to more than 35 team members dedicated to developing new and improved therapies for the treatment of cancer. Our public offering will enable us to advance our clinical development programs and expand our pipeline of innovative therapies to address unmet needs in patients with cancer.”

A live webcast of the ceremony will begin at 3:45 p.m. EDT and be available at:

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About G1 Therapeutics, Inc.

G1 Therapeutics (GTHX) is a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on the discovery and development of novel therapeutics for the treatment of cancer. G1’s two clinical assets, trilaciclib and G1T38, are CDK4/6 inhibitors, a validated and promising class of targets for anti-cancer therapeutics. Trilaciclib and G1T38 have broad therapeutic potential in many forms of cancer and may serve as the backbone of multiple combination regimens. In addition, G1 is advancing G1T48, a potential first/best-in-class oral selective estrogen receptor degrader, or SERD, which is targeted for the treatment of ER+ breast cancer.

G1 is based in Research Triangle Park, NC. For additional information about G1, please visit

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Robert Uhl
Westwicke Partners

Laura Bagby                      
6 Degrees Communications

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