TORONTO, Sept. 12, 2016 /CNW/ - ProMIS Neurosciences, Inc. ("ProMIS" or the "Company") today announced that the company will present at the 18th Annual Rodman & Renshaw Global Investment Conference, sponsored by H.C. Wainwright & Co., LLC. The conference is being held September 11-13, 2016, at Lotte New York Palace Hotel in New York City.
Gene Williams, Executive Chairman of ProMIS, will provide a corporate overview and review product portfolio progress and development plans during the live presentation and will be available to participate in one-on-one meetings with investors who are registered to attend the conference.
The presentation will be webcast live and can be accessed through the Company's website at www.promisneurosciences.com, and a replay will be available on the website for 90 days.
September 13, 2016
2:10 PM (Eastern Time)
Location: Kennedy I (4 th Floor), Lotte New York Palace Hotel
About ProMIS Neurosciences, Inc.
The mission of ProMIS Neurosciences is to discover and develop precision medicine therapeutics for the effective treatment of neurodegenerative diseases, in particular Alzheimer's disease and ALS.
ProMIS Neurosciences' proprietary target discovery engine is based on the use of two, complementary techniques. The Company applies its thermodynamic, computational discovery platform—ProMIS™ and Collective Coordinates — to predict novel targets known as Disease Specific Epitopes (DSEs) on the molecular surface of misfolded proteins. Using this unique "precision medicine" approach, ProMIS Neurosciences aims to develop novel antibody therapeutics and specific companion diagnostics for Alzheimer's disease and ALS. The company has also developed two proprietary technologies to specifically identify very low levels of misfolded proteins in a biological sample. In addition, ProMIS Neurosciences owns a portfolio of therapeutic and diagnostic patents relating to misfolded SOD1 in ALS, and currently has a preclinical monoclonal antibody therapeutic against this target.
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