RADNOR, Pa.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- PolyMedix, Inc. (OTC BB: PYMX), an emerging biotechnology company focused on developing new therapeutic drugs to treat acute cardiovascular disorders and infectious diseases, will be presenting at the UBS Global Lifesciences Conference. The Conference will take place September 20-22, 2010 at the Grand Hyatt in New York, NY.
Nicholas Landekic, President & CEO of PolyMedix will present on Wednesday, September 22, 2010 at 2:30 PM ET. The presentation will be webcast live and may be accessed at http://cc.talkpoint.com/ubsx001/092110a_lv/?entity=107_P533DC2 or on the Company’s website at www.polymedix.com. A replay will be available for 90 days following the event.
About PolyMedix, Inc.
PolyMedix is a publicly traded biotechnology company focused on the development of novel drugs and biomaterials for the treatment of serious acute cardiovascular disorders and infectious diseases. PolyMedix uses a rational drug design approach to create non-peptide small molecule drug candidates and polymers that mimic the activity of proteins. PMX-60056, PolyMedix’s lead heptagonist compound, is being developed to reverse the anticoagulant activity of both heparin and low molecular weight heparins. PolyMedix believes that PMX-60056 could potentially be a safer and easier to use anticoagulant reversing agent, with broader activity, than the currently approved therapy for reversing heparin. PMX-30063, PolyMedix’s lead antibiotic compound, is a small molecule that mimics human host-defense proteins and has a mechanism of action distinct from those of current antibiotic drugs, a mechanism which is intended to make bacterial resistance unlikely to develop. PolyMedix plans to develop this compound for serious systemic Staphylococcal infections, including methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA). Both PMX-60056 heptagonist and PMX-30063 antibiotic are undergoing clinical testing. PolyMedix also plans to continue the development of its PolyCides™, polymeric formulations as antimicrobial biomaterials, which can be used as additives to paints, plastics, and textiles to create self-sterilizing products and surfaces. For more information, please visit our website at www.polymedix.com.
This press release contains forward-looking statements made pursuant to the safe harbor provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995 that involve risks, uncertainties and assumptions that could cause PolyMedix’s actual results and experience to differ materially from anticipated results and expectations expressed in these forward looking statements. PolyMedix has in some cases identified forward-looking statements by using words such as “anticipates,” “believes,” “hopes,” “estimates,” “looks,” “expects,” “plans,” “intends,” “goal,” “potential,” “may,” “suggest,” and similar expressions. Among other factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from those expressed in forward-looking statements, PolyMedix’s compounds may not successfully complete clinical testing, or be granted regulatory approval to be sold and marketed in the United States or elsewhere. A more complete description of these risk factors is included in PolyMedix’s filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission. You should not place undue reliance on any forward-looking statements. PolyMedix undertakes no obligation to release publicly the results of any revisions to any such forward-looking statements that may be made to reflect events or circumstances after the date of this press release or to reflect the occurrence of unanticipated events, except as required by applicable law or regulation.
Director, Investor Relations & Corporate Communications
Lisa Caperelli, 484-598-2406
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