Global Blood Therapeutics to Present at the Wedbush PacGrow Healthcare Conference

SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Aug. 09, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Global Blood Therapeutics, Inc. (GBT) (NASDAQ:GBT), a biopharmaceutical company developing novel therapeutics for the treatment of grievous blood-based disorders with significant unmet need, today announced that its president and chief executive officer, Ted W. Love, M.D. will present at the Wedbush PacGrow Healthcare Conference on Tuesday, August 16 at 1:20 p.m. Eastern Time.

The presentation will be webcast live and available for replay from GBT’s website at www.globalbloodtx.com in the Investors & Media section.

About Global Blood Therapeutics
Global Blood Therapeutics, Inc. is a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company dedicated to discovering, developing and commercializing novel therapeutics to treat grievous blood-based disorders with significant unmet need. GBT is developing its lead product candidate, GBT440, as an oral, once-daily therapy for sickle cell disease (SCD) and is currently evaluating GBT440 in a Phase 1/2 study in both healthy subjects and adults with SCD and a Phase 2a study in adolescents with SCD. GBT is also investigating GBT440 for the treatment of hypoxemic pulmonary disorders in an ongoing Phase 2a study in patients with idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF). In addition to GBT440, GBT is engaged in research and development activities with an oral kallikrein inhibitor for the prevention of hereditary angioedema (HAE) attacks. To learn more, please visit: www.globalbloodtx.com.

Contact Information: Myesha Edwards (investors) Global Blood Therapeutics 650-351-4730 investor@globalbloodtx.com Julie Normart (media) BrewLife 415-946-1087 media@globalbloodtx.com

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