SARASOTA, Florida, Jan. 5, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Rock Creek Pharmaceuticals, Inc., (NASDAQ: RCPI), a drug development company focused on chronic inflammatory disease and neurologic disorders, announced that the Company's presentation at the Biotech Showcase™ 2015, taking place in San Francisco, CA, is scheduled for Monday, January 12th at 4:00PM PT (7:00 PM ET) in the "Mission I" room of the Parc 55 Wyndham in Union Square.
Michael Mullan, MBBS, PhD, Chairman and CEO of Rock Creek Pharmaceuticals, will present preclinical and clinical data for anatabine citrate, a small molecule cholinergic agonist which exhibits anti-inflammatory pharmacological characteristics. Dr. Mullan will outline the Company's regulatory strategy and ongoing drug development initiatives designed to advance its lead molecule into phase I and phase II trials.
Co-produced by Demy-Colton Life Science Advisors and EBD Group, Biotech Showcase is an investor and partnering conference devoted to providing private and public biotechnology and life sciences companies an opportunity to present to, and meet with, investors and pharmaceutical executives during the course of one of the industry's largest annual healthcare investor conferences. Now in its seventh year, Biotech Showcase is expected to attract upwards of 1,500 attendees. (http://www.ebdgroup.com/bts/index.php)
About Anatabine Citrate:
Rock Creek Pharmaceuticals' anatabine citrate is a small molecule, cholinergic agonist which exhibits anti-inflammatory pharmacological characteristics. The Company has sponsored extensive pre-clinical (in vitro and in vivo) studies resulting in peer reviewed and published scientific journal articles, covering models of Multiple Sclerosis, Alzheimer's Disease, and Auto-Immune Thyroiditis. All these studies demonstrated the anti-inflammatory effects of anatabine. In addition, the Company's compilation of human exposure, safety and tolerability data, derived primarily from human clinical studies and post-marketing data collection of the previously marketed nutraceutical product, has provided important insights for clinical development.
About Rock Creek Pharmaceuticals, Inc.:
Rock Creek Pharmaceuticals, Inc. is an emerging drug development company focused on the discovery, development and commercialization of new drugs, formulations and compounds that provide therapies for chronic inflammatory disease, neurologic disorders and behavioral health.
Certain statements contained in this release constitute forward-looking statements within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Such statements include, but are not limited to statements identified by words such as "believes," "expects," "anticipates," "estimates," "intends," "plans," "targets," "projects" and similar expressions. The statements in this release are based upon the current beliefs and expectations of our company's management and are subject to significant risks and uncertainties. Actual results may differ from those set forth in the forward-looking statements. Numerous factors could cause or contribute to such differences, including, but not limited to, results of clinical trials and/or other studies, the challenges inherent in new product development initiatives, including the continued development and approval of anti-inflammatory drug candidates, the effect of any competitive products, our ability to license and protect our intellectual property, our ability to raise additional capital in the future that is necessary to maintain our business, changes in government policy and/or regulation, potential litigation by or against us, any governmental review of our products or practices and the outcome of the ongoing investigations as well as other risks discussed from time to time in our filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission, including, without limitation, our annual report on Form 10-K for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2013 filed on March 17, 2014 and our latest 10-Q Report filed on August 11, 2014. We undertake no duty to update any forward-looking statement or any information contained in this press release or in other public disclosures at any time.
Ted Jenkins Vice President, Corporate Strategy, Development, Investor Relations Rock Creek Pharmaceuticals 2040 Whitfield Avenue, Suite 300 Sarasota, FL 34243 Direct: +1-941-251-0488 firstname.lastname@example.org
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