SAN DIEGO, Oct. 23, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- ADVENTRX Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NYSE MKT: ANX) today announced that it will hold a conference call at 4:30 p.m. Eastern Time, 1:30 p.m. Pacific Time on Thursday, October 25, 2012 to review the protocol for its upcoming phase 3 clinical study of ANX-188 (purified poloxamer 188) in sickle cell disease, which is planned to begin this quarter. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120612/LA22456LOGO-a) Interested parties may access the conference call by dialing (800) 860-2442 from the U.S. and (412) 858-4600 from outside the U.S. and should request the ADVENTRX Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Call. The webcast will be available live via the Internet by accessing the Investors section of ADVENTRX's website at http://ir.adventrx.com. Replays of the webcast will be available on the Company's website for 30 days and a phone replay will be available through November 1, 2012 by dialing (877) 344-7529 from the U.S. and (412) 317-0088 from outside the U.S. and entering conference reference number 10019681. About ADVENTRX PharmaceuticalsADVENTRX Pharmaceuticals is a biopharmaceutical company developing proprietary product candidates to treat various diseases and conditions. The Company's lead product candidate, ANX-188, has potential to reduce ischemic tissue injury and end-organ damage by restoring microvascular function which is compromised in a wide range of serious and life-threatening diseases and conditions. The Company initially is developing ANX-188 as a treatment for complications arising from sickle cell disease. 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.