Galectin Therapeutics Presentation Now Available for On-Demand Viewing

Company invites individual and institutional investors as well as advisors to log-on to VirtualInvestorConferences.com to view presentation

NORCROSS, Ga., Feb. 6, 2017 /CNW/ -- Galectin Therapeutics Inc. (NASDAQ: GALT), the leading developer of therapeutics that target galectin proteins, today announced that the February 2nd presentation from Peter G. Traber, M.D, President, Chief Executive Officer, and Chief Medical Officer, is now available for on-demand viewing at VirtualInvestorConferences.com.

LINK: https://tinyurl.com/0202postpr

Galectin Therapeutic Inc.'s presentation will be available 24/7 for 90 days. Investors and advisors may download shareholder materials from the "virtual trade booth" for the next three weeks.

Learn more about the event at www.VirtualInvestorConferences.com.

About Galectin Therapeutics Inc.

Galectin Therapeutics is developing promising carbohydrate-based therapies for the treatment of fibrotic liver disease and cancer based on the Company's unique understanding of galectin proteins, which are key mediators of biologic function. Galectin seeks to leverage extensive scientific and development expertise as well as established relationships with external sources to achieve cost-effective and efficient development. The Company is pursuing a development pathway to clinical enhancement and commercialization for its lead compounds in liver fibrosis and cancer. Additional information is available at www.galectintherapeutics.com.

About VirtualInvestorConferences.com
Since 2010, VirtualInvestorConferences.com, created by BetterInvesting (NAIC) and PRNewswire, has been the only monthly virtual investor conference series that provides an interactive forum for presenting companies to meet directly with investors using a graphically-enhanced online platform.

Designed to replicate the look and feel of location-based investor conferences, Virtual Investor Conferences unites PR Newswire's leading-edge online conferencing and investor communications capabilities with BetterInvesting's extensive retail investor audience network.

Forward Looking Statements

This presentation contains, in addition to historical information, forward-looking statements within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. These statements relate to future events or future financial performance, and use words such as "may," "estimate," "could," "expect" and others. They are based on our current expectations and are subject to factors and uncertainties which could cause actual results to differ materially from those described in the statements. These statements include those regarding potential therapeutic benefits of our drugs, expectations, plans and timelines related to our clinical trials, potential partnering opportunities and estimated spending for 2017. Factors that could cause our actual performance to differ materially from those discussed in the forward-looking statements include, among others, our trials may not lead to positive outcomes or regulatory approval.  We may experience delays in our trials, which could include enrollment delays.  Future phases or future clinical studies may not begin or produce positive results in a timely fashion, if at all, and could prove time consuming and costly. Plans regarding development, approval and marketing of any of our drugs are subject to change at any time based on the changing needs of our company as determined by management and regulatory agencies. Strategies and spending projections may change.  We may be unsuccessful in developing partnerships with other companies or obtaining capital that would allow us to complete our clinical trials or further develop and/or fund any future studies or trials. To date, we have incurred operating losses since our inception, and our future success may be impacted by our ability to manage costs and finance our continuing operations. For a discussion of additional factors impacting our business, see our Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2015, and our subsequent filings with the SEC. You should not place undue reliance on forward-looking statements. Although subsequent events may cause our views to change, we disclaim any obligation to update forward-looking statements.

SOURCE Galectin Therapeutics Inc.

For further information: Galectin Therapeutics Inc., Jack Callicutt, Chief Financial Officer, (678) 620-3186, ir@galectintherapeutics.com ; VirtualInvestorConferences.com, Bradley H. Smith, Director of Marketing, IR and Compliance Services, PR Newswire, +1.201.947.7157, bradley.smith@prnewswire.com, http://www.galectintherapeutics.com


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