LOS ANGELES, March 08, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Capricor Therapeutics (NASDAQ:CAPR), a clinical-stage biotechnology company focused on the development of first-in-class biological therapeutics for the treatment of Duchenne muscular dystrophy and other rare disorders, will report its fourth quarter and full year 2017 financial results and corporate update shortly after the NASDAQ market closes on Wednesday, March 14. Management will then host a webcast and conference call at 4:30 p.m. EST.
To participate in the conference call, please dial 866-717-4562 (U.S.) or 210-874-7812 (international) and enter the conference ID of 4139889. To join via webcast, please visit: http://capricor.com/news/events/.
Capricor is also hosting a Key Opinion Leader Lunch in New York City from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. EST on Friday, March 9, featuring four distinguished speakers who will discuss the emerging paradigms in gene and cellular therapies to treat Duchenne muscular dystrophy. To hear the presentations, please call 866-717-4562 (U.S.) and 210-874-7812 (international) and enter the conference ID of 5567179. To join via webcast or view the slides, please visit: http://capricor.com/news/events/. The lunch event is intended for institutional investors, sell-side analysts, investment bankers and business development professionals only. Please RSVP in advance if you plan to attend, as space is limited. To reserve a spot, please reply to firstname.lastname@example.org.
In addition, Capricor will attend and meet with investors throughout the day on Tuesday, March 13, at the 30th Annual Roth Conference at The Ritz-Carlton Laguna Niguel in Dana Point, CA. Interested investors may request a meeting time via email@example.com.
About Capricor Therapeutics
Capricor Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ:CAPR) is a clinical-stage biotechnology company focused on the discovery, development and commercialization of first-in-class biological therapeutics for the treatment of rare disorders. Capricor’s lead candidate, CAP-1002, is an allogeneic cell therapy that is currently in clinical development for the treatment of Duchenne muscular dystrophy. Capricor has also established itself as one of the leading companies investigating the field of extracellular vesicles and is exploring the potential of CAP-2003, a cell-free, exosome-based candidate, to treat a variety of disorders. For more information, visit www.capricor.com.
Cautionary Note Regarding Forward-Looking Statements
Statements in this press release regarding the efficacy, safety, and intended utilization of Capricor's product candidates; the initiation, conduct, size, timing and results of discovery efforts and clinical trials; the pace of enrollment of clinical trials; plans regarding regulatory filings, future research and clinical trials; regulatory developments involving products, including the ability to obtain regulatory approvals or otherwise bring products to market; plans regarding current and future collaborative activities and the ownership of commercial rights; scope, duration, validity and enforceability of intellectual property rights; future royalty streams, expectations with respect to the expected use of proceeds from the recently completed offerings and the anticipated effects of the offerings, and any other statements about Capricor's management team's future expectations, beliefs, goals, plans or prospects constitute forward-looking statements within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Any statements that are not statements of historical fact (including statements containing the words "believes," "plans," "could," "anticipates," "expects," "estimates," "should," "target," "will," "would" and similar expressions) should also be considered to be forward-looking statements. There are a number of important factors that could cause actual results or events to differ materially from those indicated by such forward-looking statements. More information about these and other risks that may impact Capricor's business is set forth in Capricor's Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2016 as filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on March 16, 2017, in its Registration Statement on Form S-3, as filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on September 28, 2015, together with the prospectus included therein and prospectus supplements thereto, and in its Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q for the quarter ended September 30, 2017, as filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on November 14, 2017. All forward-looking statements in this press release are based on information available to Capricor as of the date hereof, and Capricor assumes no obligation to update these forward-looking statements.
CAP-1002 is an Investigational New Drug and is not approved for any indications. CAP-2003 has not yet been approved for clinical investigation.
For more information, please contact: AJ Bergmann, Chief Financial Officer +1-310-358-3200 firstname.lastname@example.org
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