“Navidea is changing the precision diagnostic landscape and has a series of very promising agents in its pipeline for patients facing cancer and neurological disorders,” said Dr. Reininger. “As a drug developer and physician, I am truly excited by the opportunity to help complete development of these agents and bring them to market to help individuals with these diseases. By pioneering technologies that can improve the ability of health professionals to precisely diagnose diseases such as Alzheimer’s disease and Parkinson’s disease, Navidea can play a critical role in improving patient care. I look forward to being part of the Navidea team and contributing to this important work that is underway.”About Navidea Biopharmaceuticals, Inc. Navidea Biopharmaceuticals, Inc. (NYSE MKT: NAVB) is a biopharmaceutical company focused on the development and commercialization of precision diagnostics and radiopharmaceutical agents. Navidea is actively developing four radiopharmaceutical agent platforms – Lymphoseek ®, NAV4694, CFT and RIGScan TM – to help identify the sites and pathways of undetected disease and enable better diagnostic accuracy, clinical decision-making and, ultimately, patient care. Navidea’s strategy is to deliver superior growth and shareholder return by bringing to market novel radiopharmaceutical agents and advancing the Company’s pipeline through selective acquisitions, global partnering and commercialization efforts. For more information, please visit www.navidea.com.