DUBLIN, Ireland, May 27, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Nexvet Biopharma (Nasdaq:NVET), a veterinary biologic therapeutics company, is pleased to provide an update on its Investor Symposium, which will be held on Friday June 3, 2016 at BioNua, its veterinary biologics manufacturing facility in Tullamore, Ireland.

The Symposium's presentations and Q&A session will be held from 9:30AM - 10:30AM IST. In addition to providing an overview of the BioNua facility and its capabilities, the company will present a corporate and clinical update. Key topics will include progress on ranevetmab (NV-01) and NV-02, Nexvet's anti-nerve growth factor (NGF) monoclonal antibody (mAb) therapies being developed as monthly subcutaneous injectables for the control of pain associated with osteoarthritis in dogs and cats, respectively.

"Dedicated in-house manufacturing is an important element of Nexvet's strategy for furthering our leadership position in the emerging field of veterinary biopharmaceuticals. The BioNua facility is an asset which we anticipate will provide added control, cost advantages and overall enhanced efficiency in manufacturing, both for our advanced pain product candidates for dogs and cats as well as our emerging pipeline in immuno-oncology, allergy and inflammation. These advantages are particularly important as we plan further pivotal studies and prepare our commercial infrastructure," commented Dr. Mark Heffernan, Chief Executive Officer of Nexvet.  

The audio and presentations from this event will be made available for 30 days on the Investor Relations section of the Nexvet website at www.ir.nexvet.com.

To register to attend Nexvet's Investor Symposium in Tullamore, please RSVP to IR@nexvet.com with your name, company and phone number.

About Nexvet ( www.nexvet.com)

Nexvet is a veterinary biologics developer focused on transforming the therapeutic market for companion animals, such as dogs and cats, by developing and commercializing novel, species-specific biologics. Nexvet's proprietary PETization™ platform is designed to rapidly design monoclonal antibodies (mAbs) that are recognized as "self" or "native" by an animal's immune system, a property Nexvet refers to as "100% species-specificity." Nexvet's product candidates also build upon the safety and efficacy data from clinically tested human therapies, thereby reducing clinical risk and development cost.

Nexvet is leveraging diverse global expertise and incentives to build a vertically integrated biopharmaceutical company, which conducts drug discovery in Australia, conducts clinical development in the United States and Europe and is growing its biomanufacturing capabilities in Ireland.

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