Press Release

Proteon Therapeutics to Present at the Cowen and Company 39th Annual Health Care Conference on March 11th

March 4, 2019 at 4:30 PM EST

WALTHAM, Mass., March 04, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Proteon Therapeutics Inc. (Nasdaq: PRTO), a company developing novel, first-in-class therapeutics to address the medical needs of patients with kidney and vascular diseases, today announced that Company management will present at the Cowen and Company 39th Annual Health Care Conference in Boston on Monday, March 11, 2019, at 4:50 pm ET.

About Proteon Therapeutics

Proteon Therapeutics is committed to improving the health of patients with kidney and vascular diseases through the development of novel, first-in-class therapeutics. Proteon's lead product candidate, vonapanitase, is an investigational drug intended to improve hemodialysis vascular access outcomes. Proteon has completed enrollment in PATENCY-2, a Phase 3 clinical trial evaluating vonapanitase in patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD) undergoing surgical creation of a radiocephalic arteriovenous fistula for hemodialysis. Proteon is also evaluating vonapanitase in a Phase 1 clinical trial in patients with peripheral artery disease (PAD). For more information, please visit www.proteontx.com.

Investor Contact
George Eldridge, Proteon Therapeutics, Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
781-890-0102
geldridge@proteontherapeutics.com

Media Contact
Ann Stanesa, Ten Bridge Communications
617-230-0347
proteon@tenbridgecommunications.com

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Source: Proteon Therapeutics, Inc.