SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. , Nov. 02, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Portola Pharmaceuticals (Nasdaq:PTLA) today announced that Bill Lis, chief executive officer, will present at the Credit Suisse 24 th Annual Healthcare Conference on Tuesday, November 8, at 1:00 p.m. Mountain Standard Time in Scottsdale, Ariz. The presentation will be webcast live and available for replay from Portola's website at www.portola.com in the Investor Relations section. About Portola Pharmaceuticals, Inc.Portola Pharmaceuticals is a biopharmaceutical company developing product candidates that could significantly advance the fields of thrombosis and other hematologic diseases. The Company is advancing three programs, including betrixaban, an oral, once-daily Factor Xa inhibitor; AndexXa™ (andexanet alfa), a recombinant protein designed to reverse the anticoagulant effect in patients treated with an oral or injectable Factor Xa inhibitor; and cerdulatinib, a Syk/JAK inhibitor in development to treat hematologic cancers. Portola's partnered program is focused on developing selective Syk inhibitors for inflammatory conditions. For more information, visit www.portola.com and follow the Company on Twitter @Portola_Pharma.
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