TARRYTOWN, N.Y., Sept. 24, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Progenics Pharmaceuticals, Inc., (Nasdaq:PGNX) announced today that it will host a Research and Development (R&D) Day for investors and analysts on Thursday, October 1, 2015. The event is scheduled to take place from 4:30 to 6:30 PM Eastern Time in New York City, and will be simultaneously streamed as a webcast.
The event will focus on the Company's research and development therapeutic and imaging programs, including Azedra and 1404. In addition, three leading experts will present on pheochromocytoma / paraganglioma and prostate cancer:
- Daniel Alexander Pryma, M.D., Associate Professor of Radiology and Radiation Oncology, Clinical Director of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging, University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine
- William J. Ellis, M.D., Professor, Department of Urology, University of Washington
- Michael J. Morris, M.D., Associate Professor, Genitourinary Oncology, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
The live webcast will be available in the Events section of the Progenics website, www.progenics.com. To ensure a timely connection, users should register at least 15 minutes prior to the scheduled start. An archive of the event will be available on the Events section of the website for 90 days.
Progenics Pharmaceuticals, Inc. is developing innovative medicines for oncology, with a pipeline that includes several product candidates in later-stage clinical development. Progenics' first-in-class PSMA-targeted technology platform for prostate cancer includes a small molecule imaging agent that has completed a phase 2 trial and an antibody drug conjugate therapeutic which has also completed a two-cohort phase 2 clinical trial. Among other assets in its pipeline of targeted radiotherapy and molecular imaging compounds is AZEDRA™, an ultra-orphan radiotherapy candidate currently in a phase 2 study under an SPA. Progenics' first commercial product, RELISTOR® (methylnaltrexone bromide) for opioid-induced constipation, is partnered with and marketed by Valeant Pharmaceuticals International, Inc. For additional information, please visit www.progenics.com.
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