NORCROSS, Ga., March 21, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Galectin Therapeutics Inc. (NASDAQ:GALT), the leading developer of therapeutics that target galectin proteins, announced today that the Company will release fourth quarter and full year 2016 results before the market opens on Tuesday, March 28, 2017. A copy of the earnings release will be available on the investor relations portion of the Company's website at: http://galectintherapeutics.com/.
Management will provide a business update and conduct a question and answer session via a conference call beginning at 9:00 a.m. ET, Tuesday, March 28, 2017.
To access the conference call dial 844-899-6544 and provide the operator with Pin Number 89964111.
Galectin also invites all interested parties to listen to its conference call via webcast at http://edge.media-server.com/m/p/exukm2jh. The webcast will also be available on the investor relations portion of the Company's website at http://galectintherapeutics.com/. The webcast will be archived on the Company's website within two hours of the live call.
About Galectin Therapeutics
Galectin Therapeutics is dedicated to developing novel therapies to improve the lives of patients with chronic liver and skin diseases and cancer. Galectin's lead drug (GR-MD-02) is a carbohydrate-based drug that inhibits the galectin-3 protein which is directly involved in multiple inflammatory, fibrotic, and malignant diseases. The lead development program is in non-alcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH) with cirrhosis, the most advanced form of NASH related fibrosis. This is the most common liver disease and one of the largest drug development opportunities available today. Additional development programs are in treatment of severe atopic dermatitis, moderate-to-severe plaque psoriasis, and in combination immunotherapy for advanced melanoma and other malignancies. Galectin seeks to leverage extensive scientific and development expertise as well as established relationships with external sources to achieve cost-effective and efficient development. Additional information is available at www.galectintherapeutics.com.
Jack Callicutt, Chief Financial Officer
Source: Galectin Therapeutics
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