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Atossa Genetics To Host Conference Call to Announce Preliminary Results from Phase 1 Study of Oral Endoxifen Wednesday, October 25, 2017 at 10 am EDT

SEATTLE, Oct. 23, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Atossa Genetics Inc. (NASDAQ:ATOS), a clinical-stage pharmaceutical company developing novel therapeutics and delivery methods for breast cancer and other breast conditions, announced today it will host a conference call on October 25, 2017 at 10 am EDT to discuss preliminary results from its Phase 1 dose escalation study of its proprietary oral Endoxifen. Endoxifen is an active metabolite of the FDA-approved drug tamoxifen, which is currently used to treat breast cancer and for breast cancer prevention in high risk patients.

The objectives of this double-blinded, placebo-controlled, Phase 1 study of 48 healthy female subjects were to assess the pharmacokinetics of proprietary formulations of both oral and topical Endoxifen dosage forms as single (oral) and repeat (oral and topical) doses, as well as to assess safety and tolerability. The study was conducted in two parts based on route of administration. Preliminary results from the topical arm of the study were announced on September 14, 2017.

To listen to the call by phone, interested parties within the U.S. should call 1-844-824-3830 and International callers should call 1-412-317-5140. All callers should ask for the Atossa Genetics conference call. The conference call will also be available through a live webcast at www.atossagenetics.com. Details for the webcast may be found on the Company’s IR events page at http://ir.atossagenetics.com/ir-calendar.

A replay of the call will be available approximately one hour after the end of the call through November 24, 2017. The replay can be accessed via Atossa's website or by dialing 877-344-7529 (domestic) or 412-317-0088 (international) or Canada Toll Free at 855-669-9658.

About Atossa Genetics

Atossa Genetics Inc., is a clinical-stage pharmaceutical company developing novel therapeutics and delivery methods to treat breast cancer and other breast conditions. For more information, please visit www.atossagenetics.com.

Forward-Looking Statements

Forward-looking statements in this press release, which Atossa undertakes no obligation to update, are subject to risks and uncertainties that may cause actual results to differ materially from the anticipated or estimated future results, including the risks and uncertainties associated with any variation between preliminary and final clinical results, actions and inactions by the FDA, the outcome or timing of regulatory approvals needed by Atossa, lower than anticipated rate of patient enrollment, preliminary and final results of clinical studies, the safety and efficacy of Atossa's products and services, performance of clinical research organizations and investigators, obstacles resulting from proprietary rights held by others with respect to fulvestrant, such as patent rights, and other risks detailed from time to time in Atossa's filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission, including without limitation its periodic reports on Form 10-K and 10-Q, each as amended and supplemented from time to time.

Atossa Genetics Company Contact:

Atossa Genetics Inc.
Kyle Guse
CFO and General Counsel
(866) 893-4927
kyle.guse@atossagenetics.com

Investor Relations Contact:

Scott Gordon
CoreIR
377 Oak Street
Concourse 2
Garden City, NY 11530
Office: 516.222.2560
scottg@CoreIR.com

Source:Atossa Genetics Inc.