WALTHAM, Mass., Sept. 01, 2016 (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 a corporate overview at the following upcoming investor conferences:
- The Baird 2016 Global Healthcare Conference on September 8, 2016 at 1:25 p.m. ET in New York, NY; and
- The 18th Annual Rodman & Renshaw Global Investment Conference, sponsored by H.C. Wainwright & Co., LLC, on September 13, 2016 at 12:30 p.m. ET in New York, NY.
A live audio webcast of the 18th Annual Rodman & Renshaw Global Investment Conference presentation can be accessed by visiting the "Events & Presentations" page within the Investor and Media section of Proteon's website at www.proteontherapeutics.com. A replay of the webcast will be archived on the Proteon website following the presentation.
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 (formerly PRT-201), is an investigational drug intended to improve arteriovenous fistula (AVF) patency, the period of time during which an AVF remains open with adequate blood flow to enable hemodialysis. Proteon is currently evaluating vonapanitase in two Phase 3 clinical trials (PATENCY-1 and PATENCY-2) in patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD) undergoing surgical creation of a radiocephalic AVF for hemodialysis and has completed a Phase 1 clinical trial in patients with symptomatic peripheral artery disease (PAD). For more information, please visit www.proteontherapeutics.com.
Investor Relations Contact
George Eldridge, Proteon Therapeutics, Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
Cara Mayfield, Ten Bridge Communications
Proteon Therapeutics, Inc.