Ophthotech Corporation to Announce Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2014 Financial Results and Host Conference Call on Monday, February 23, 2015
February 18, 2015
NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)– Ophthotech Corporation (Nasdaq:OPHT) today announced that its fourth quarter and year ended December 31, 2014 financial results will be released on Monday, February 23, 2015. Following the announcement, Ophthotech’s management will host a live conference call and webcast at 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time to discuss the Company’s financial results and provide a general business update.
Pravin Dugel, M.D., Managing Partner of Retinal Consultants of Arizona and Founding Member of the Spectra Eye Institute, will discuss initial Fovista® data from his Investigator Sponsored Trial that was featured at the 12th Annual Bascom-Palmer Eye Institute Angiogenesis, Exudation, and Degeneration Meeting in Miami, Florida that took place on February 7, 2015.
To participate in this conference call, dial 888-397-5352 (USA) or 719-325-2428 (International), passcode 5289090. A live, listen-only audio web cast of the conference call can be accessed on the Investor Relations section of the Ophthotech website at: www.ophthotech.com. A replay will be available approximately two hours following the live call for two weeks. The replay number is 888-203-1112 (USA Toll Free), passcode 5289090. The audio webcast can be accessed at: www.ophthotech.com.
About Ophthotech Corporation
Ophthotech is a biopharmaceutical company specializing in the development of novel therapeutics to treat diseases of the eye, with a focus on developing innovative therapies for age-related macular degeneration (AMD). Ophthotech’s most advanced product candidate, Fovista® anti-PDGF therapy, is in Phase 3 clinical trials for use in combination with anti-VEGF drugs that represent the current standard of care for the treatment of wet AMD. Ophthotech’s second product candidate, Zimura™, an inhibitor of complement factor C5, is being developed for the treatment of geographic atrophy (a form of dry AMD) and, in combination with anti-VEGF therapy and, potentially Fovista®, for the treatment of wet AMD. For more information, please visit www.ophthotech.com.
Any statements in this press release about Ophthotech’s future expectations, plans and prospects constitute forward-looking statements for purposes of the safe harbor provisions under the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Actual results may differ materially from those indicated by such forward-looking statements as a result of various important factors. Any forward-looking statements represent Ophthotech’s views only as of the date of this press release. Ophthotech anticipates that subsequent events and developments will cause its views to change. While Ophthotech may elect to update these forward-looking statements at some point in the future, Ophthotech specifically disclaims any obligation to do so.
Kathy Galante, 212-845-8231
Vice President, Investor Relations and Corporate Communications
SmithSolve LLC on behalf of Ophthotech Corporation
Jarrod Aldom, 973-442-1555 ext. 112
Source: Ophthotech Corporation
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