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CAMBRIDGE, Mass. and EXTON, Pa., June 05, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Idera Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:IDRA), a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company developing toll-like receptor and RNA therapeutics for patients with cancer and rare diseases, today announced that Idera's Chief Executive Officer, Vincent Milano will provide a corporate overview and update at the Jefferies 2017 Healthcare Conference on Thursday, June 8, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. Eastern Time at the Grand Hyatt Hotel in New York City. Live audio webcast of Idera's presentations will be accessible in the Investors and Media section of Idera's website at http://www.iderapharma.com. Archived versions will also be available on the Company's website after the event for 90 days. About Idera Pharmaceuticals Idera Pharmaceuticals is a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company developing novel nucleic acid-based therapies for the treatment of certain cancers and rare diseases. Idera's proprietary technology involves using a TLR-targeting technology, to design synthetic oligonucleotide-based drug candidates to act by modulating the activity of specific TLRs. In addition to its TLR programs, Idera has created a third generation antisense technology platform using its proprietary technology to inhibit the production of disease-associated proteins by targeting RNA. To learn more about Idera, visit www.iderapharma.com.