SOURCE: Pieris Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

Pieris Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

June 14, 2016 07:59 ET

Pieris Pharmaceuticals Announces Participation at Two Upcoming Investor Conferences

BOSTON, MA--(Marketwired - June 14, 2016) - Pieris Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: PIRS), a clinical-stage biotechnology company advancing novel biotherapeutics through its proprietary Anticalin® technology platform for cancer and other diseases, announced today its participation at the Roth Capital Partners 3rd Annual Healthcare Day in London and the JMP Securities Life Sciences Conference in New York City.

The Roth Capital Partners 3rd Annual Healthcare Day will take place on June 22, 2016 at the Dorchester Hotel in London, U.K. ROTH's Healthcare Day will give investors the opportunity to interact with senior management of a select group of Life Sciences companies. Pieris president and CEO, Stephen Yoder will be available for one-on-one meetings during the conference.

The JMP Securities Life Science Conference will take place on June 21 - 22, 2016 at the St. Regis Hotel in New York City. Dr. Louis Matis, SVP and Chief Development Officer and Darlene Deptula-Hicks, SVP and Chief Financial Officer are scheduled to present on June 21, 2016 at 12:00 ET and will be available for one-on-one meetings that day.

About Pieris

Pieris Pharmaceuticals is a clinical stage biotechnology company that discovers and develops Anticalin protein-based drugs to target validated disease pathways in a unique and transformative way. Our pipeline includes immuno-oncology multi-specifics tailored for the tumor micro-environment, an inhaled Anticalin protein to treat uncontrolled asthma and a half-life-optimized Anticalin protein to treat anemia. Proprietary to Pieris, Anticalin proteins are a novel class of protein therapeutics validated in the clinic and by partnerships with leading pharmaceutical companies. Anticalin® is a registered trademark of Pieris. For more information visit www.pieris.com.

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