CHAPEL HILL, N.C., Feb. 3, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Cempra, Inc. (Nasdaq:CEMP), a clinical-stage pharmaceutical company focused on developing antibiotics to meet critical medical needs in the treatment of bacterial infectious diseases, today announced it will be participating in three upcoming investor conferences. Prabhavathi Fernandes, Ph.D., chief executive officer of Cempra, will provide a company overview and update on its clinical development programs.
- Leerink Global Healthcare Conference, Waldorf Astoria Hotel, New York, February 12, 2015 at 3:30 p.m. ET.
- Cowen & Co. 35th Annual Healthcare Conference, The Boston Marriott Copley Place, Boston, March 3, 2015 at 10:00 a.m. ET.
- Barclays Capital Global Healthcare Conference, Loews Miami Hotel, Miami, March 12, 2015 at 1:05 p.m. EDT.
A live audio webcast and archive of the presentations will be available on the company website at http://investor.cempra.com/events.cfm. Listeners are encouraged to visit the site prior to the scheduled presentation to register, download and install any necessary audio software.
About Cempra, Inc.
Cempra, Inc. is a clinical-stage pharmaceutical company focused on developing antibiotics to meet critical medical needs in the treatment of bacterial infectious diseases. Cempra's two lead product candidates are currently in advanced clinical development. Solithromycin (CEM-101) is in Phase 3 clinical development for community acquired bacterial pneumonia (CABP) and is licensed to strategic commercial partner Toyama Chemical Co., Ltd., a subsidiary of FUJIFILM Holdings Corporation, for certain exclusive rights in Japan. Solithromycin also recently entered a Phase 3 clinical trial for uncomplicated bacterial urethritis caused by Neisseria gonorrhoeae and chlamydia. Taksta™ (CEM-102) is Cempra's second product candidate, which is being developed for chronic oral treatment of refractory infections in bones and joints. Both products seek to address the need for new treatments targeting drug-resistant bacterial infections in the hospital and in the community. The company has also synthesized novel macrolides for non-antibiotic uses such as the treatment of chronic inflammatory diseases, endocrine diseases and gastric motility disorders. Cempra was founded in 2006 and is headquartered in Chapel Hill, N.C. For additional information about Cempra please visit www.cempra.com.
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