Conatus Pharmaceuticals Inc. [CNAT] To Ring The NASDAQ Stock Market Opening Bell

ADVISORY, Dec. 17, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --

What:

Conatus Pharmaceuticals Inc. [CNAT] will visit the NASDAQ MarketSite in Times Square. Conatus is a biotechnology company focused on the development and commercialization of novel medicines to treat liver disease.

In honor of the occasion, Steven Mento, Co-founder, President and Chief Executive Officer, will ring the Opening Bell.

Where:

NASDAQ MarketSite – 4 Times Square – 43 rd & Broadway – Broadcast Studio

When:

Wednesday, December 18, 2013 – 9:15 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. ET   

Contact: Paul Cox (212) 362-1200 paul@sternir.com

Mariesa Kemble (608) 850-4745 mariesakemble@sambrown.com

NASDAQ MarketSite: Christine Barna (646) 441-5310 Christine.Barna@nasdaqomx.com

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Webcast:

A live webcast of the NASDAQ Opening Bell will be available at: http://www.nasdaq.com/about/marketsitetowervideo.asx.

Photos:

To obtain a hi-resolution photograph of the Market Open, please go to http://www.nasdaq.com/reference/marketsite_events.stm and click on the market open of your choice.       

About Conatus Pharmaceuticals Inc. [CNAT]:

Conatus is a biotechnology company focused on the development and commercialization of novel medicines to treat liver disease. Conatus is developing emricasan as a first-in class, orally active caspase protease inhibitor designed to reduce the activity of enzymes that mediate inflammation and cell death, or apoptosis. Conatus believes that by reducing the activity of these enzymes, emricasan has the potential to interrupt the progression of liver disease. For additional information, please visit  www.conatuspharma.com .

About NASDAQ OMX Group :

NASDAQ OMX (Nasdaq:NDAQ) is a leading provider of trading, exchange technology, information and public company services across six continents. Through its diverse portfolio of solutions, NASDAQ OMX enables customers to plan, optimize and execute their business vision with confidence, using proven technologies that provide transparency and insight for navigating today's global capital markets. As the creator of the world's first electronic stock market, its technology powers more than 80 marketplaces in 50 countries, and approximately 1 in 10 of the world's securities transactions. NASDAQ OMX is home to more than 3,300 listed companies with a market value of over $7 trillion and more than 10,000 corporate clients. To learn more, visit www.nasdaqomx.com .

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