ADVISORY, Aug. 03, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --
Arbutus Biopharma Corporation (Nasdaq:ABUS), an industry-leading therapeutic solutions company focused on discovering, developing and commercializing a cure for patients suffering from chronic hepatitis B virus infection (HBV), will visit the Nasdaq MarketSite in Times Square.
Arbutus Biopharma Corporation (formerly Tekmira Pharmaceuticals Corporation) affirms the successful integration of OnCore BioPharma and Tekmira Pharmaceuticals into a combined company with the largest portfolio of HBV product candidates in the industry and is led by an experienced and proven leaderhip team.
In honor of the occasion, Mark Murray, President and Chief Executive Officer will ring the Opening Bell.
Nasdaq MarketSite – 4 Times Square – 43rd & Broadway – Broadcast Studio
Monday, August 3, 2015 – 9:15 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. ET
Arbutus Biopharma Media Contacts:
Senior Vice President, Corporate Affairs
Manager, Investor Relations
Fiber Line (Encompass Waterfront): 4463
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DL 3811 Vertical
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About Arbutus Biopharma Corporation (Nasdaq:ABUS):
Arbutus Biopharma Corporation is a biopharmaceutical company dedicated to discovering, developing and commercializing a cure for patients suffering from chronic hepatitis B infection (HBV). Our strategy is to target the three pillars necessary to develop a curative regimen for HBV: suppressing HBV replication within liver cells, stimulating and reactivating the body’s immune system so that it can mount an effective defense against the virus, and eliminating the reservoir of viral genomic material known as covalently closed circular DNA, or cccDNA that is the source of HBV persistence. Our portfolio of assets includes a broad pipeline of drug candidates for use in combination to develop a cure for HBV. To support continuous discovery of potential novel drug candidates and technologies, Arbutus has a research collaboration agreement with the Baruch S. Blumberg Institute that provides exclusive rights to in-license any intellectual property generated through the relationship. The Baruch S. Blumberg Institute was established in 2003 by the Hepatitis B Foundation. Arbutus is headquartered in Vancouver, BC, Canada with offices in Doylestown, PA, USA. For more information, visit www.arbutusbio.com.
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