SOURCE: PlasmaTech Biopharmaceuticals

PlasmaTech Biopharmaceuticals

June 17, 2015 07:03 ET

PlasmaTech Biopharmaceuticals to Present at the 2015 BIO International Convention

DALLAS, TX and NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwired - June 17, 2015) - PlasmaTech Biopharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: PTBI), a biopharmaceutical company focused on developing and delivering gene therapy and plasma-based products for severe and life-threatening rare diseases, announced today that Tim Miller, Ph.D., President & CEO, will be presenting at the 2015 BIO International Convention at the Pennsylvania Convention Center. Management is available throughout the conference for the one-on-one meetings as well.

Event: 2015 BIO International Convention
Date: Thursday, June 18, 2015
Time: 10:45 am EDT
Location: Theater 3, "Doctor Nucleus"

BIO International Convention is the world's largest biotechnology gathering and the BIO Exhibition allows exhibitors to reach high-level executives and influential decision makers who come to BIO to discover new players in the industry, form partnerships and evaluate emerging technologies. BIO covers the wide spectrum of life science innovations and application areas. Drug discovery, bio manufacturing, genomics, biofuels, nanotechnology and cell therapy are just a few of the industries represented at the BIO International Convention. Company management teams and investors will also have the opportunity to participate in 1x1 and small group meetings.

About PlasmaTech Biopharmaceuticals: PlasmaTech Biopharmaceuticals is focused on developing and delivering gene therapy and plasma-based products for severe and life-threatening rare diseases. PlasmaTech's lead program is an AAV-based gene therapy for Sanfilippo syndrome (MPS IIIA and IIIB) in collaboration with patient advocate groups, researchers and clinicians. Clinical trials for Sanfilippo types A and B are anticipated to begin in 2015. The Company recently licensed an AAV- based gene therapy program in juvenile Batten disease (JBD) from the University of Nebraska Medical Center; and licensed an AAV-based gene therapy program for Fanconi anemia (FA) disorder and other rare blood diseases using CRISPR/Cas9 gene editing from the University of Minnesota. In addition, the company is pursuing two additional proprietary platforms, Salt Diafiltration (SDF™) Process and Polymer Hydrogel Technology (PHT™), and is active in the development and commercialization of human plasma-derived therapeutics, including its proprietary alpha-1 protease inhibitor, SDF Alpha™. For more information, visit www.plasmatechbio.com and www.abeonatherapeutics.com.

This press release contains certain statements that are forward-looking within the meaning of Section 27a of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, and that involve risks and uncertainties. These statements include, without limitation, development and internationalization of clinical programs, information regarding the future performance of the combined company, the outlook on medical needs, future pipeline expectations, management plans for the Company, the anticipated closing of the transaction, and general business outlook. These statements are subject to numerous risks and uncertainties, including but not limited the satisfaction of closing conditions for the transaction, the parties' ability to successfully integrate and operate the new company, and achieve expected synergies and other benefits; the impact of competition; the ability to develop products and technologies; the ability to achieve or obtain necessary regulatory approvals; the impact of changes in the financial markets and global economic conditions; and other risks as may be detailed from time to time in the Company's Annual Reports on Form 10-K and other reports filed by the Company with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The Company undertakes no obligations to make any revisions to the forward-looking statements contained in this release or to update them to reflect events or circumstances occurring after the date of this release, whether as a result of new information, future developments or otherwise.

Contact Information

  • Company and Media Contact:
    Andre'a Lucca
    Director of Communications
    PlasmaTech Biopharmaceuticals, Inc.
    (212)-786-6208
    alucca@plasmatechbio.com