LAVAL, QC, June 11, 2014 /CNW/ - BELLUS Health Inc. (TSX: BLU) ("BELLUS Health" or the "Company"), a drug development company focused on rare diseases, today announced that Roberto Bellini, BELLUS Health's President and Chief Executive Officer, will present an update on the Company's progress at the Bloom Burton & Co. Healthcare Investor Conference at the Toronto Board of Trade on June 18, 2014 at 3:30 p.m. EDT in Toronto.
BELLUS Health's corporate presentation will be available on the Company's website at www.bellushealth.com following the presentation.
Bloom Burton's third annual healthcare investor conference features Canada's premier publicly-traded and venture-backed private companies. The event will attract Canadian, U.S. and European investors who are interested in the latest developments in Canadian healthcare companies.
About BELLUS Health (www.bellushealth.com)
BELLUS Health is a drug development company focused on rare diseases. It has a portfolio of rare disease projects including KIACTA™ in Phase III for AA amyloidosis, KIACTA™ for sarcoidosis, clinical stage ShigamabTM for STEC-related Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome (sHUS), and a research-stage project for AL amyloidosis. The lead program KIACTA™ is currently in a Phase III Confirmatory Study for the treatment of AA amyloidosis, an orphan indication resulting in renal dysfunction that often leads to dialysis and death. KIACTA™ is partnered with global private equity firm Auven Therapeutics.
SOURCE: BELLUS Health Inc.
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