LAVAL, QC, April 28, 2015 /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 2015 Bloom Burton & Co. Healthcare Investor Conference at the Sheraton Centre Toronto Hotel on May 4, 2015 at 11:00 am Eastern Time.
BELLUS Health's corporate presentation will be available on the Company's website at www.bellushealth.com following the presentation.
The Bloom Burton & Co. Healthcare Investor Conference brings together U.S., Canadian and international investors who are interested in the latest developments in the Canadian healthcare sector. Attendees will have an opportunity to obtain corporate updates from the premier Canadian publicly traded and private companies through presentations and private meetings.
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 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.
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