SOURCE: Moleculin Biotech, Inc.

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September 07, 2016 08:00 ET

Moleculin Announces Participation at the 18th Annual Rodman & Renshaw Global Investment Conference in New York City September 11-13th, 2016

NEW YORK, NY and HOUSTON, TX--(Marketwired - September 07, 2016) - Moleculin Biotech, Inc., (NASDAQ: MBRX) ("Moleculin" or the "Company"), today announced it will be featured as a presenting company at the 18th Annual Rodman & Renshaw Global Investment Conference, sponsored by H.C. Wainwright & Co., LLC. The conference is being held on September 11-13, 2016, at Lotte New York Palace Hotel in New York City.

Walter Klemp, Chairman and Acting CEO, of Moleculin, will provide an overview of the Company's business during the live presentation and will be available to participate in one-on-one meetings with investors who are registered to attend the conference.

If you are an institutional investor, and would like to attend the Company's presentation, please click on the following link (www.rodmanevents.com) to register for the Rodman & Renshaw conference. Once your registration is confirmed, you will be prompted to log into the conference website to request a one-on-one meeting with the Company.

Event: 18th Annual Rodman & Renshaw Global Investment Conference

Date: Tuesday, September 13, 2016

Time: 12:05 - 12:30PM (Eastern Time)

Location: Kennedy I (4th Floor); Lotte New York Palace Hotel in New York City

The presentation will be webcast live. To access the webcast, please visit www.rodmanevents.com. The webcast replay will remain available for 90 days following the live presentation.

About Moleculin Biotech, Inc.

Moleculin Biotech, Inc. is a preclinical and clinical-stage pharmaceutical company focused on the development of anti-cancer drug candidates, some of which are based on discoveries made at M.D. Anderson Cancer Center. Our lead product candidate is Annamycin, a Phase II clinical stage anthracycline for the treatment of relapsed or refractory acute myeloid leukemia, more commonly referred to as AML. We also have two pre-clinical small molecule portfolios, one of which is focused on the modulation of hard-to-target tumor cell signaling mechanisms and the recruitment of the patient's own immune system. The other portfolio targets the metabolism of tumors.

For more information, please visit http://www.moleculin.com.

Forward-Looking Statements

Some of the statements in this release are forward-looking statements within the meaning of Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933, Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 and the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995, which involve risks and uncertainties. Forward-looking statements in this press release include, without limitation, the application for Orphan Drug status and the potential for accelerated approval pathway for Annamycin, the potential to conduct a Phase IIb clinical trial for liposomal Annamycin, the ability to strengthen the Company's license and IP portfolio, and continued development of pipeline assets. These statements relate to future events, future expectations, plans and prospects. Although Moleculin Biotech believes that the expectations reflected in such forward-looking statements are reasonable as of the date made, expectations may prove to have been materially different from the results expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements. Moleculin Biotech has attempted to identify forward-looking statements by terminology including "believes," "estimates," "anticipates," "expects," "plans," "projects," "intends," "potential," "may," "could," ''might," "will," "should," "approximately" or other words that convey uncertainty of future events or outcomes to identify these forward-looking statements. These statements are only predictions and involve known and unknown risks, uncertainties, and other factors, including those discussed under the heading "Risk Factors" in our Registration Statement on Form S-1 originally filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on February 1, 2016, as amended (Registration No. 333-209323). Any forward-looking statements contained in this release speak only as of its date. We undertake no obligation to update any forward-looking statements contained in this release to reflect events or circumstances occurring after its date or to reflect the occurrence of unanticipated events.

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