TARRYTOWN, N.Y., Sept. 5, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Progenics Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq:PGNX) chief executive officer Mark R. Baker will make a presentation on Thursday, September 12 at 1:30 PM EDT at the Stifel Healthcare Conference in Boston. The company overview will be webcast live via a link on the Events page of Progenics' website and archived there for 30 days.
Progenics Pharmaceuticals, Inc. is developing innovative medicines for oncology, with a pipeline that includes several product candidates in late-stage clinical development. Progenics' first-in-class PSMA targeted technology platform includes an antibody drug conjugate therapeutic and a small molecule targeted imaging agent, both in Phase 2 clinical trials. Among other assets in its pipeline of targeted radiotherapy and molecular imaging compounds is Azedra TM, an ultra-orphan radiotherapy candidate also in phase 2 under an SPA. Progenics' first commercial product, Relistor ® (methylnaltrexone bromide) for opioid-induced constipation, is partnered with and marketed by Salix Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Ono Pharmaceutical Co. is developing Relistor in Japan. For additional information, please visit www.progenics.com .Additional information concerning Progenics and its business may be available in press releases or other announcements and public filings made after this announcement. (PGNX-G)
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