TARRYTOWN, N.Y., Nov. 11, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Progenics Pharmaceuticals, Inc., (Nasdaq:PGNX), an oncology company focused on developing innovative ways to target and treat cancer, announced today that Mark R. Baker, CEO, will participate in three upcoming investor conferences:
- Presentation at the Stifel Healthcare Conference in New York on November 18, 2014 at 2:25 PM EST
- Presentation at Jefferies Healthcare Conference in London on November 19, 2014 at 1:40 PM GMT
- Participation in Brean Capital 2014 Life Science Summit on November 24, 2014
The live webcast of the Stifel and Jefferies presentations will be available in the Media Center of the Progenics website, www.progenics.com. To ensure a timely connection, users should register at least 15 minutes prior to the scheduled start. An archive of the events will be available for 90 days.
Progenics Pharmaceuticals, Inc. is developing innovative medicines for oncology, with a pipeline that includes several product candidates in later-stage clinical development. Progenics' first-in-class PSMA-targeted technology platform for prostate cancer includes an antibody drug conjugate therapeutic in a two-cohort phase 2 clinical trial and a small molecule imaging agent that has completed patient dosing in a phase 2 trial. Among other assets in its pipeline of targeted radiotherapy and molecular imaging compounds is Azedra™, an ultra-orphan radiotherapy candidate also in a phase 2 study under an SPA. Progenics' first commercial product, Relistor® (methylnaltrexone bromide) for opioid-induced constipation, is partnered with and marketed by Salix Pharmaceuticals, Inc. For additional information, please visit www.progenics.com.
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