iCo Therapeutics to Present at the 6th Annual LD MICRO Conference

VANCOUVER, Nov. 21, 2013 /CNW/ - iCo Therapeutics Inc. (TSXV: ICO), today announced that Management will be presenting at the sixth annual LD MICRO Conference. A corporate presentation, highlighting the Company's Phase 2 iDEAL Study for diabetic macular edema (DME), will take place at 12:30 pm EST, Wednesday December 4th, 2013 at the Luxe Sunset Boulevard Hotel in Los Angeles.

LD MICRO is a by-invitation only event focusing on finding undervalued companies in the micro-cap space.  The LD MICRO conference has steadily grown each year, and is expecting over 400 investors to see and meet with approximately 150 small and micro-cap companies at its 2013 conference.

About LD MICRO
LD MICRO is a by-invitation-only newsletter firm that focuses on finding undervalued companies in the micro-cap space. Since 2002, the firm has published an annual list of recommended stocks, as well as comprehensive reports on select companies throughout the year. The firm also hosts the LD MICRO Micro-Cap Growth Conference for investors in December of each year. LD MICRO concentrates on finding, researching and investing in companies that are overlooked by most institutional investors. It is a non-registered investment advisor. For more information visit www.ldmicro.com.

About iCo Therapeutics
iCo Therapeutics in-licenses and redefines existing drug candidates or generics by employing reformulation and delivery technologies for new or expanded use indications. The company has exclusive worldwide rights to two drug candidates - iCo-007 for Diabetic Macular Edema (DME) and iCo-008 for other sight-threatening diseases. iCo-007 is in Phase 2 clinical studies for DME. With Phase 2 clinical history, iCo-008 is targeted for the treatment of keratoconjunctivitis and wet age-related macular degeneration. In addition, iCo holds worldwide rights to an oral drug delivery platform. The first platform candidate is the Oral Amp B Delivery system, utilizing a known anti-fungal drug to treat life-threatening infectious diseases.  iCo trades on the TSX Venture Exchange under the symbol "ICO".  For more information, visit the Company website at: www.icotherapeutics.com.

No regulatory authority has approved or disapproved the content of this release.  The TSX Venture Exchange does not accept responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release.   

Forward Looking Statements
Certain statements included in this press release may be considered forward-looking statements" within the meaning of the safe harbor provisions of the U.S. Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995.  Forward-looking statements can be identified by words such as: "anticipate," "intend," "plan," "goal," "seek," "believe," "project," "estimate," "expect," "strategy," "future," "likely," "may," "should," "will," and similar references to future periods. Such statements involve known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors that may cause actual results, performance or achievements to be materially different from those implied by such statements, and therefore these statements should not be read as guarantees of future performance or results. All forward-looking statements are based on iCo's current beliefs as well as assumptions made by and information currently available to iCo and relate to, among other things, anticipated financial performance, business prospects, strategies, regulatory developments, market acceptance and future commitments. Readers are cautioned not to place undue reliance on these forward-looking statements, which are based only on information currently available to iCo and speak only as of the date of this press release. Due to risks and uncertainties, including the risks and uncertainties identified by iCo in its public securities filings and on its website, actual events may differ materially from current expectations. iCo disclaims any intention or obligation to update or revise any forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise.

SOURCE: iCo Therapeutics Inc.

For further information:

Mr. John Meekison, CFO
iCo Therapeutics
604-602-9414 x 224
meekison@icotherapeutics.com 

Michael Moore, Investor Relations
TMX Equicom
858-886-7813
mmoore@tmxequicom.com

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