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Pieris Pharmaceuticals to Host R&D Event

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BOSTON, MA / ACCESSWIRE / November 7, 2019 / Pieris Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:PIRS), a clinical-stage biotechnology company advancing novel biotherapeutics through its proprietary Anticalin® technology platform for respiratory diseases, cancer and other indications, today announced that the Company will host an R&D event in New York on Tuesday, November 19, 2019 from 12:00 - 3:30 PM EST.

The R&D event will feature presentations from management and thought leaders in immuno-oncology and respiratory diseases, including:

  • Michael A. Curran, PhD, Associate Professor, Department of Immunology and Scientific Director, ORBIT Platform, The UT MD Anderson Cancer Center
  • Geoffrey Y. Ku, MD, Assistant Attending Physician and Head, Esophagogastric Section, Gastrointestinal Oncology Service, Department of Medicine, Memorial Sloan Kettering
  • Anuradha Ray, PhD, Professor of Medicine, Department of Immunology and UPMC Endowed Chair in Lung Immunology Medicine, University of Pittsburgh
  • Sally E. Wenzel, MD, Professor of Medicine, Department of Medicine; Chair, Department of Occupational & Environmental Health; Acting Director, Asthma Environmental Lung Health Institute and UPMC Endowed Chair of Translational Airway Biology, University of Pittsburgh

Presentations will include expert discussant perspectives on recently presented data for PRS-343 and PRS-060, emerging data from the ongoing PRS-343 combination trial with atezolizumab, and perspectives on how these drug candidates could best fit into the emerging landscapes of asthma and immuno-oncology.

The event will be accessible via a live webcast through this link beginning at 12:30 PM EST on November 19, 2019.

In-person attendance is by invitation only. For more information, please contact ncolangelo@troutgroup.com.

About Pieris Pharmaceuticals:

Pieris is a clinical-stage biotechnology company that discovers and develops Anticalin protein-based drugs to target validated disease pathways in a unique and transformative way. Our pipeline includes inhalable Anticalin proteins to treat respiratory diseases and immuno-oncology multi-specifics tailored for the tumor microenvironment. Proprietary to Pieris, Anticalin proteins are a novel class of therapeutics validated in the clinic and by partnerships with leading pharmaceutical companies. Anticalin® is a registered trademark of Pieris. For more information, visit www.pieris.com.

Forward Looking Statements:

This press release contains forward-looking statements as that term is defined in Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933 and Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934. Statements in this press release that are not purely historical are forward-looking statements. Such forward-looking statements include, among other things, the expected timing of the reporting by the Company of key clinical data from its lead programs, references to novel technologies and methods and our business and product development plans, including the advancement of our proprietary and co-development programs into and through the clinic and the expected timing for reporting data or making IND filings related to our programs, and partnering prospects for any such programs. Actual results could differ from those projected in any forward-looking statements due to numerous factors. Such factors include, among others, our ability to raise the additional funding we will need to continue to pursue our business and product development plans; the inherent uncertainties associated with developing new products or technologies and operating as a development stage company; our ability to develop, complete clinical trials for, obtain approvals for and commercialize any of our product candidates, including our ability to recruit and enroll patients in our studies; our ability to address the requests of the FDA; competition in the industry in which we operate and market conditions. These forward-looking statements are made as of the date of this press release, and we assume no obligation to update the forward-looking statements, or to update the reasons why actual results could differ from those projected in the forward-looking statements, except as required by law. Investors should consult all of the information set forth herein and should also refer to the risk factor disclosure set forth in the reports and other documents we file with the SEC available at www.sec.gov, including without limitation the Company's Annual Report on Form 10-K for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2018 and the Company's Quarterly Reports on Form 10-Q.

Investor Relations Contact:

Pieris Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
Maria Kelman
Director of Investor Relations
+1 857 362 9635
kelman@pieris.com

SOURCE: Pieris Pharmaceuticals, Inc.



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