Galectin Therapeutics Inc., to Present at Noble Financial Capital Markets’ 12th Annual Investor Conference

NORCROSS, Ga., Jan. 14, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Galectin Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ:GALT), the leading developer of therapeutics that target galectin proteins to treat fibrosis and cancer, announced today Peter Traber, M.D., the Company’s president, chief executive officer and chief medical officer will present at the NobleCon12 - Noble Financial Capital Markets’ 12th Annual Investor Conference on January 20, 2016, at 9:30 a.m. Eastern Standard Time. The conference is being held at Club Med in Sandpiper Bay, Florida from January 17-20, 2016.

Following the conference on January 22, 2016, a high-definition video webcast of Galectin Therapeutics’ presentation and a copy of the presentation materials will be available on the Company's web site and a complete catalog of presentations will be available at Noble Financial websites: www.noblefcm.com, or www.nobleconference.com. You will require a Microsoft SilverLight viewer (a free download from the presentation link) to participate. The webcast and presentation will be archived on the company's website and on the Noble websites for 90 days following the event.

About Galectin Therapeutics
Galectin Therapeutics is developing promising carbohydrate-based therapies for the treatment of fibrotic liver disease and cancer based on the Company's unique understanding of galectin proteins, which are key mediators of biologic function. Galectin seeks to leverage extensive scientific and development expertise as well as established relationships with external sources to achieve cost-effective and efficient development. The Company is pursuing a development pathway to clinical enhancement and commercialization for its lead compounds in liver fibrosis and cancer. Additional information is available at www.galectintherapeutics.com.

About Noble Financial Capital Markets
Noble Financial Capital Markets established in 1984, is an equity-research driven, full-service, investment & merchant banking boutique focused on the healthcare, media & entertainment, technology and natural resources sectors. The company has offices in Boca Raton, New York, Boston and Los Angeles. In addition to the annual multi-sector NobleCon, each year Noble hosts numerous “non-deal” corporate road shows and sector-specific conferences. Members: FINRA, SIPC, MSRB. www.noblefcm.com

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