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Keryx Biopharmaceuticals' Zerenex(TM) (Ferric Citrate Coordination Complex) Data Selected For Oral And Poster Presentations At The American Society Of Nephrology's Kidney Week 2013

NEW YORK, Oct. 17, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Keryx Biopharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq:KERX) today announced that abstracts highlighting Zerenex™ (ferric citrate coordination complex), the Company's drug candidate for the treatment of elevated serum phosphorus levels, or hyperphosphatemia, in patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD) on dialysis, have been selected for oral and poster presentations during the American Society of Nephrology (ASN) Kidney Week 2013 annual meeting. This annual meeting of the ASN will be held in Atlanta, Georgia, from November 5-10, 2013.

Summary of Zerenex™ (ferric citrate coordination complex) Data Presentations:


Saturday, November 9th:

Abstract#: SA-OR083 - Title: Ferric Citrate, a Phosphate Binder, Increases Iron Stores but Is Not Associated with Evidence of the Malnutrition-Inflammation-Cachexia Syndrome - Session Name: Dialysis: Anemia, Inflammation, Malnutrition, and Metabolism - Presentation Time: 5:30pm


Thursday, November 7th:

Abstract #: TH-PO521 - Title: Ferric Citrate as a Phosphate Binder Reduces IV Iron and Erythropoietin Stimulating Agent (ESA) Use - Session Name: Dialysis: Anemia, Inflammation, Malnutrition, & Metabolism - I - Presentation Time: 10:00am

Saturday, November 9th:

Abstract #: SA-PO382 - Title: Achieved Iron Stores and Clinical Outcomes in a Trial of Ferric Citrate as a Phosphate Binder - Session Name: Dialysis: Anemia, Inflammation, Malnutrition, & Metabolism - II - Presentation Time: 10:00am

Abstract #: SA-PO540 - Title: Ferric Citrate as a Phosphate Binder Has a Safety Profile Similar to Sevelamer Carbonate and Calcium Acetate - Session Name: Mineral Disease: CKD-MBD - II - Presentation Time: 10:00am

Abstract #: SA-PO542 - Title: Ferric Citrate Binds Phosphorus, Delivers Iron, and Reduces IV Iron and Erythropoietic Stimulating Agent Use in End-Stage Renal Disease - Session Name: Mineral Disease: CKD-MBD - II - Presentation Time: 10:00am

Abstract #: SA-PO543 - Title: Impact of Ferric Citrate, an Oral Phosphate Binder, on Mineral and Bone Metabolism Markers in Dialysis - Session Name: Mineral Disease: CKD-MBD - II - Presentation Time: 10:00am

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