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Medicenna Announces Results of Annual Meeting of Shareholders

TORONTO, Sept. 20, 2018 /CNW/ - Medicenna Therapeutics Corp. ("Medicenna" or the "Company") (TSX: MDNA, OTCQB: MDNAF), a clinical stage immuno-oncology company, today announced the voting results from the Company's annual meeting of shareholders held today, September 20, 2018 in Toronto (the "Meeting"). A total of 53.51% of the issued and outstanding common shares of the Company were represented in person and by proxy at the Meeting.

Medicenna is pleased to announce that all of the nominees listed in the management proxy circular dated August 20, 2018 were elected as directors. Each of the directors was elected with greater than 99% of the votes cast by shareholders present at the Meeting or represented by proxy. The results of the vote are detailed below:

Nominee

Votes For

% of Votes For

Votes Withheld

% of Votes Withheld

Dr. Fahar Merchant

13,098,422

99.74

34,000

0.26

Mr. Albert Beraldo

13,128,422

99.97

4,000

0.03

Dr. William Li

13,123,422

99.93

9,000

0.07

Ms. Rosemina Merchant

13,107,422

99.81

25,000

0.19

Dr. Chandrakant Panchal

13,123,422

99.93

9,000

0.07

Mr. Andrew Strong

13,123,422

99.93

9,000

0.07

 

Medicenna shareholders also voted to re-appoint Davidson & Company LLP as auditor of the Company.

About Medicenna

Medicenna is a clinical stage immunotherapy company developing novel highly selective versions of IL-2, IL-4 and IL-13 Superkines and first in class Empowered Cytokines™ (ECs). Our mission is to become the leader in the development and commercialization of ECs and Superkines for the treatment of a broad range of cancers and immune-mediated diseases. MDNA55 is Medicenna's lead EC currently enrolling in a multi-centre Phase 2 clinical trial for the treatment of recurrent glioblastoma (rGBM), the most common and uniformly fatal form of brain cancer. MDNA55 has secured Orphan Drug Status from the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the European Medicines Agency as well as Fast Track Designation from the FDA for the treatment of rGBM. For more information, please visit www.medicenna.com.

SOURCE Medicenna Therapeutics Corp.

For further information: please contact: Medicenna: Fahar Merchant, President and Chief Executive Officer, 604-671-6673, fmerchant@medicenna.com; Elizabeth Williams, Chief Financial Officer, 416-648-5555, ewilliams@medicenna.com; MZ Group: Mike Cole, 1-949-259-4988, mike.cole@mzgroup.us
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