SAN DIEGO, Oct. 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- ADVENTRX Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NYSE Amex: ANX) today announced that the Company's Chief Executive Officer, Brian M. Culley, will present at the 10th Annual BIOInvestor Forum Conference on Wednesday, October 26, 2011 at 1:30 p.m. Pacific time, in the Sea Cliff Salon at the Palace Hotel in San Francisco. Interested parties can access a live audio webcast and slide presentation on the ADVENTRX Pharmaceuticals web site at www.adventrx.com. An archived presentation will be available on the web site for 30 days. About ADVENTRX Pharmaceuticals ADVENTRX Pharmaceuticals is a specialty pharmaceutical company focused on developing proprietary product candidates. The Company's current lead product candidates are ANX-188, a novel, purified, rheologic and antithrombotic compound initially being developed as a first-in-class treatment for pediatric patients with sickle cell disease in acute crisis, and ANX-514, a detergent-free formulation of the blockbuster drug Taxotere®, which recently went off-patent. The Company is seeking a partner or outside investor for its Exelbine program. More information can be found on the Company's web site at www.adventrx.com. SOURCE ADVENTRX Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
Shares of ADVENTRX Pharmaceuticals (AMEX:ANX) were gapping down Friday morning with an open price 21.5% lower than Thursday's closing price. The stock closed at 93 cents yesterday and opened today's trading at 73 cents.