TUSTIN, Calif., March 5, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Peregrine Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq:PPHM) (Nasdaq:PPHMP), a biopharmaceutical company focused on advancing bavituximab, a novel immuno-oncology agent in Phase III development, today announced that it will report financial results for the third quarter fiscal year (FY) 2015 ended January 31, 2015 on March 12, 2015 after market and will host a conference call and webcast at 1:30 PM Pacific Daylight Time (4:30 PM Eastern Daylight Time). Peregrine's senior management will discuss financial results for the third quarter ended January 31, 2015 of FY 2015 and will review recent progress of its clinical development programs.
To listen to the live webcast, or access the archived webcast, please visit: http://ir.peregrineinc.com/events.cfm.
To listen to the conference call, please dial (877) 312-5443 or (253) 237-1126 and request the Peregrine Pharmaceuticals call.
About Peregrine Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
Peregrine Pharmaceuticals, Inc. is a biopharmaceutical company with a pipeline of novel drug candidates in clinical trials for the treatment and diagnosis of cancer. The company's lead immuno-oncology candidate, bavituximab, is in Phase III development for the treatment of second-line non-small lung cancer (the "SUNRISE trial") along with several investigator-sponsored trials evaluating other treatment combinations and additional oncology indications. The company is also advancing a molecular imaging agent, 124I-PGN650, in an exploratory clinical trial for the imaging of multiple solid tumor types. Peregrine also has in-house cGMP manufacturing capabilities through its wholly-owned subsidiary Avid Bioservices, Inc. (www.avidbio.com), which provides development and biomanufacturing services for both Peregrine and third-party customers. Additional information about Peregrine can be found at www.peregrineinc.com.
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