ADVISORY, Jan. 29, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --
Affimed N.V. (Nasdaq:AFMD), a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on discovering and developing highly targeted cancer immunotherapies, will visit the Nasdaq MarketSite in Times Square.
In honor of the occasion, Dr. Adi Hoess, Chief Executive Officer will ring the Opening Bell.
Nasdaq MarketSite – 4 Times Square – 43rd & Broadway – Broadcast Studio
Friday, January 30, 2015 – 9:15 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. ET
Affimed N.V. Media Contact:
Dr. Adi Hoess
Anca Alexandru or Gretchen Schweitzer
MacDougall Biomedical Communications
+49 89 2424 3494 or
+49 163 613 3359
Fiber Line (Encompass Waterfront): 4463
Gal 3C/06C 95.05 degrees West
18 mhz Lower
DL 3811 Vertical
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About Affimed N.V. (Nasdaq:AFMD):
Affimed is a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on discovering and developing highly targeted cancer immunotherapies. Affimed’s product candidates are being developed in the field of immuno-oncology, which represents an innovative approach to cancer treatment that seeks to harness the body’s own immune defenses to fight tumor cells. The most potent cells of the human defense arsenal are types of white blood cells called Natural Killer cells, or NK-cells, and T-cells. Affimed’s proprietary, next-generation bispecific antibodies, called TandAbs for their tandem antibody structure, are designed to direct and establish a bridge between either NK-cells or T-cells and cancer cells, triggering a signal cascade that leads to the destruction of cancer cells. Affimed has focused its research and development efforts on three proprietary TandAb programs for which it retains global commercial rights. For more information, please visit www.affimed.com.
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Source:The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc.