Coronado Biosciences to Present at Upcoming Healthcare Investor Conferences

BURLINGTON, Mass., Aug. 1, 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, announced today that Dr. Harlan F. Weisman, Coronado's Chairman and CEO, will present at the following upcoming investor conferences:

  • Wedbush 2013 Life Sciences Management Access Conference on Tuesday, August 13, 2013 at 10:55 AM ET. The conference will be held at Le Parker Meridien in New York City. A webcast of the presentation will be available at www.coronadobiosciences.com on the Events & Webcasts page.

  • Canaccord Genuity 33rd Annual Growth Conference on Wednesday, August 14, 2013 at 9:30 AM ET. The conference will be held at the Intercontinental Boston in Boston, MA.

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, including 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 www.coronadobiosciences.com.

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

Source:Coronado Biosciences