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Paratek Pharmaceuticals to Report First Quarter 2016 Financial Results on May 3, 2016

BOSTON, April 25, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Paratek Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq:PRTK), a biopharmaceutical company focused on the development and commercialization of innovative therapies based upon tetracycline chemistry, announced today that it will host a conference call and live audio webcast on Tuesday, May 3, 2016, at 8:30 AM ET to report first quarter 2016 financial results and provide a corporate update.

The live webcast can be accessed under "Events and Presentations" in the Investor Relations section of the Company's website at www.paratekpharm.com.

Domestic investors wishing to participate in the call should dial: 877-407-9039 using conference ID 13635898. International investors should dial: 201-689-8470 using conference ID 13635898. Investors can also access the call at http://public.viavid.com/index.php?id=119309.

Replays of the call will be available through May 17, 2016. Domestic investors can access the replay by dialing 877-870-5176. International investors can access the replay by dialing 858-384-5517. The PIN code to access the replay is 13635898.

About Paratek Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
Paratek Pharmaceuticals, Inc. is a biopharmaceutical company focused on the development and commercialization of innovative therapies based upon its expertise in novel tetracycline chemistry. Paratek's lead product candidate, omadacycline, is the first in a new class of tetracyclines known as aminomethylcyclines, with broad-spectrum activity against Gram-positive, Gram-negative and atypical bacteria. Paratek initiated a Phase 3 registration study in ABSSSI in June 2015 to determine the efficacy and safety of omadacycline compared to linezolid. Top-line data from this study is expected to be available in mid-2016. A Phase 3 registration study for CABP comparing omadacycline to moxifloxacin was initiated in November 2015 and top line data is expected in the second half of 2017.

Omadacycline is a new once-daily oral and IV, well-tolerated broad-spectrum antibiotic being developed for use as empiric monotherapy for patients suffering from serious community-acquired bacterial infections, such as acute bacterial skin and skin structure infections, community acquired bacterial pneumonia, urinary tract infections (UTI), and other community-acquired bacterial infections, particularly when antibiotic resistance is of concern to prescribing physicians.

Paratek's second Phase 3 product candidate, sarecycline, is designed to be a well-tolerated, once daily, oral, narrow spectrum tetracycline-derived antibiotic with potent anti-inflammatory properties for the potential treatment of acne and rosacea in the community setting. Allergan owns the U.S. rights for the development and commercialization of sarecycline. Paratek retains all ex-U.S. rights. Allergan initiated two identical Phase 3 registration studies in December 2014 for sarecycline for the treatment of moderate to severe acne vulgaris.

For more information, visit www.paratekpharma.com.

CONTACTS: Media Relations: Michael Lampe (484) 575-5040 michael@michaellampeconsulting.com Investor Relations: Hans Vitzthum LifeSci Advisors, LLC. 212-915-2568

Source:Paratek Pharmaceuticals