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Catalyst Biosciences to Present at 18th Annual BIO CEO & Investor Conference

SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Feb. 01, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Catalyst Biosciences, Inc. (NASDAQ:CBIO), a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on creating and developing novel medicines in the fields of hemostasis and anti-complement to address serious medical conditions, today announced that Nassim Usman, Ph.D., President and Chief Executive Officer, will present a corporate overview at the 18th Annual BIO CEO & Investor Conference, being held in New York City February 8-9, 2016.

BIO CEO & Investor Conference – Catalyst Biosciences Presentation Details
Date: Tuesday, February 9, 2016
Time: 8:00 a.m. Eastern Time
Location: Waldorf Astoria, Conrad Room

About Catalyst Biosciences, Inc.
Catalyst is a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on creating and developing novel medicines to address serious medical conditions. To date, Catalyst has focused its product development efforts in the fields of hemostasis, including the treatment of hemophilia and surgical bleeding, and inflammation, including prevention of delayed graft function in renal transplants and the treatment of dry age-related macular degeneration (Dry AMD), a condition that can cause visual impairment or blindness for which there are no approved treatments. Catalyst’s most advanced program is an improved next-generation coagulation Factor VIIa variant, CB 813d, which has successfully completed a Phase 1 clinical trial in severe hemophilia A and B patients. In addition to Catalyst’s lead Factor VIIa program, Catalyst has two other next-generation coagulation factors, a Factor IX variant, CB 2679d/ISU 304, that is in advanced preclinical development, and a Factor Xa variant, that is in the advanced lead stage of development. For more information, please visit www.catalystbiosciences.com.

Forward-Looking Statements
All statements, other than statement of historical facts, included in this press release regarding our strategy, future operations, and plans, including statements relating to the development of the Company’s products, are forward-looking statements. Actual results or events could differ materially from expectations in the forward-looking statements due to various important factors, such as the risk that that trials and studies may be delayed and may not have satisfactory outcomes, potential adverse effects arising from the testing or use of Catalyst's products, and other risks described in the Company’s Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q filed with the SEC on November 5, 2015. Catalyst does not assume any obligation to update any forward-looking statements, except as required by law.


Investors: Andrew McDonald Managing Director LifeSci Advisors, LLC 646.597.6987 andrew@lifesciadvisors.com Fletcher Payne, CFO Catalyst Biosciences, Inc. 650.871.0761 investors@catbio.com Media: Denise Powell Red House Consulting, LLC 510.703.9491 denise@redhousecomms.com

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