Lightbridge Corporation to Present at the Dawson James Securities 2016 Small Cap Growth Conference

RESTON, Va., Oct. 17, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Lightbridge Corporation (NASDAQ:LTBR), a U.S. nuclear fuel development company, announced today that President & CEO Seth Grae will be presenting at the Dawson James Securities 2016 Small Cap Growth Conference on Thursday, October 20th at 11:15 AM Eastern Time at the Wyndham Grand Hotel in Jupiter, Florida. For more information on the conference or for investors to register, please go to DJS Conference.

About Dawson James Securities

Dawson James Securities specializes in capital raising for small and microcap public and private growth companies primarily in the Life Science/Health Care, Technology and Consumer sectors and is a full service investment banking firm with research, institutional and retail sales, as well as execution trading and corporate services. According to Sagient Research Systems*, Dawson James has been ranked as a top Placement Agent in terms of aggregate PIPE and RD transactions cumulatively since 2005. Dawson James utilizes a unique approach to financings using their trademarked DIO “Diversified Investor Offering” which blends investor interest using a combination of retail clients and Institutional investors. Dawson James is privately held and headquartered in Boca Raton, FL with offices in New York, Maryland and North Carolina.

About Lightbridge Corporation

Lightbridge (NASDAQ:LTBR) is a nuclear fuel development company based in Reston, Virginia, USA. The Company develops proprietary next generation nuclear fuel technologies for current and future reactors. The technology significantly enhances the economics and safety of nuclear power, operating about 1000° C cooler than standard fuel. Lightbridge invented, patented and has independently validated the technology, including successful demonstration of the fuel in a research reactor with near-term plans to demonstrate the fuel under commercial reactor conditions. The Company has assembled a world class development team including veterans of leading global fuel manufacturers. Four large electric utilities that generate about half the nuclear power in the US already advise Lightbridge on fuel development and deployment. The Company operates under a licensing and royalty model, independently validated and based on the increased power generated by Lightbridge-designed fuel and high ROI for operators of existing and new reactors. The economic benefits are further enhanced by anticipated carbon credits available under the Clean Power Plan. Lightbridge also provides comprehensive advisory services for established and emerging nuclear programs based on a philosophy of transparency, non-proliferation, safety and operational excellence. For more information please visit:

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