The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc. Today Announced That Radius Health Will be Added to Its Biotechnology Index Effective Before Market Open on Monday, December 22, 2014

  • As a result of the annual re-ranking of the NASDAQ Biotechnology Index, NASDAQ announced today that Radius Health shares will be added to the index effective before the market open on Monday, December 22, 2014.

WALTHAM, Mass., Dec. 15, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Radius Health, Inc. (Nasdaq:RDUS) will be added to the NASDAQ Biotechnology Index (Nasdaq:NBI) before market open on Monday, December 22, 2014.

The NASDAQ Biotechnology Index is designed to track the performance of a set of securities listed on The NASDAQ Stock Market (NASDAQ) that are classified as either biotechnology or pharmaceutical according to the Industry Classification Benchmark (ICB).

About Radius Health

Radius is a science-driven biopharmaceutical company developing new therapeutics for patients with advanced osteoporosis as well as other serious endocrine-mediated diseases including hormone responsive cancers. Radius' lead development candidate is the investigational drug abaloparatide (BA058) for subcutaneous injection, currently in Phase 3 development for potential use in the reduction of fracture risk in postmenopausal women with severe osteoporosis. The Radius clinical portfolio also includes an investigational abaloparatide transdermal patch for osteoporosis and the investigational drug RAD1901 for hormone driven, or hormone resistant, metastatic breast cancer, including breast cancer brain metastases.

CONTACT: Investor Relations Barbara Ryan FTI Consulting Managing Director 212-850-5679 Media Relations Kimberly Ha FTI Consulting Senior Director 212-850-5612 Kimberly.Ha@fticonsulting.comSource:Radius Health