Coronado Biosciences to Host Analyst Event in New York City

BURLINGTON, Mass., April 3, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Coronado Biosciences, Inc. (Nasdaq:CNDO), a biopharmaceutical company focused on the development of novel immunotherapy biologic agents for the treatment of autoimmune diseases and cancer, will be hosting an analyst event on Tuesday, April 9, 2013, at 8:00 AM EDT in New York City. The meeting will focus on the development of TSO (Trichuris suis ova or CNDO-201) for the treatment of autoimmune diseases. The meeting will feature presentations by experts in the fields of immunology, inflammatory bowel disease, autism, psoriasis, and type 1 diabetes.

Physician expert speakers will include:

  • David E. Elliott, M.D., PH.D., James A. Clifton Chair of Gastroenterology and Director of the Division of Gastroenterology & Hepatology, University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine
  • Eric Hollander, M.D., Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Albert Einstein College of Medicine and Director, Autism and Obsessive Compulsive Spectrum Program, Montefiore Medical Center and the Albert Einstein College of Medicine
  • Joshua R. Korzenik, M.D., Assistant Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School and the Director of the Brigham and Women's Hospital Crohn's and Colitis Center
  • Mark G. Lebwohl, M.D., Sol and Clara Kest Professor and Chairman, Department of Dermatology, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
  • Desmond Schatz, M.D., Professor and Associate Chairman of Pediatrics, Medical Director of the Diabetes Center and Director of the General Clinical Research Center, University of Florida

The analyst event is by invitation only. For information on attending the event, please contact Nicole Burchette at

The event audio and slide presentation will be webcast live and archived on the Company's website. The webcast will be available at on the Events & Webcasts page.

About Coronado Biosciences

Coronado Biosciences is engaged in the development of novel immunotherapy biologic agents. The company's two principal pharmaceutical product candidates in clinical development are: TSO (Trichuris suis ova or CNDO-201), a biologic for the treatment of autoimmune diseases, such as Crohn's disease, ulcerative colitis and multiple sclerosis; and CNDO-109, a biologic that activates natural killer (NK) cells, for the treatment of acute myeloid leukemia (AML), multiple myeloma and solid tumors. For more information, please visit

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CONTACT: Lucy Lu, MD, Executive Vice President & Chief Financial Officer Coronado Biosciences, Inc. 781-652-4525; Marcy Nanus, Vice President The Trout Group, LLC. 646-378-2927; Susan Forman Dian Griesel Inc. 212-825-3210;

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