VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - March 2, 2011) - Allon Therapeutics Inc. (TSX:NPC) President and CEO Gordon McCauley will present an update of the Company's business progress tomorrow at 9:35 a.m. PST / 12:35 p.m. EST at the Life Science Innovation Northwest (LSINW) in Seattle, and then at 12 p.m. PST / 3 p.m. EST live online at RetailInvestorConferences.com.
Life Science Innovation Northwest 2011 is a preeminent conference which highlights the unique innovative environment of the Pacific Northwest's life science sector and features medical technology, diagnostics, and therapeutic innovations, as well as cutting-edge scientific and educational developments in global health.
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This will be a live, interactive online event where investors are invited to ask the company questions in real-time both in the presentation hall as well as the company's "virtual trade booth." If attendees are not able to join the event live in real-time, an on-demand archive will be available for 90 days.
It is recommended that investors pre-register to save time and receive event updates.
Allon Therapeutics Inc. is a clinical-stage biotechnology company focused on developing the first drugs that impact the progression of neurodegenerative diseases. Allon's lead drug davunetide, is proceeding in a Phase 2/3 clinical trial in an orphan indication, progressive supranuclear palsy (PSP), under an SPA with the FDA. This pivotal trial is based upon statistically significant human efficacy demonstrated in amnestic mild cognitive impairment, cognitive impairment associated with schizophrenia, and positive biomarker data.
The Company is listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the trading symbol "NPC" (Neuro Protection Company™) and based in Vancouver. For additional information please visit the Company's website: www.allontherapeutics.com.
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