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Prothena to Host Update on PRX003 Phase 2 Development Strategy

/EIN News/ -- DUBLIN, Ireland, Sept. 22, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Prothena Corporation plc (NASDAQ:PRTA), a late-stage clinical biotechnology company focused on the discovery, development, and commercialization of novel protein immunotherapies, today announced that members of its management team will discuss the Phase 2 development strategy for PRX003, the antibody in development for the potential treatment of inflammatory diseases, including psoriasis, during a webcast on September 29. 

Conference Call and Webcast Details

Prothena management will provide an overview of PRX003, a novel antibody that targets CD146 (or melanoma cell adhesion molecule, MCAM) and discuss its Phase 2 development strategy during a live audio webcast and conference call on September 29, 2016, at 4:30 PM EDT. The webcast and slide presentation will be made available on the company's website at under the Investors tab in the Events and Presentations section.

To access the conference call via dial-in, please dial (877) 887-5215  (U.S. toll free) or (315) 625-3069 (international) five minutes prior to the start time and refer to conference ID number 83102616. A replay of the webcast and call will be available for at least 90 days via dial-in at (855) 859-2056 (U.S. toll free) or (404) 537-3406 (international), Conference ID Number 83102616.

About Prothena

Prothena Corporation plc is a global, late-stage clinical biotechnology company seeking to fundamentally change the course of progressive diseases with its clinical pipeline of novel therapeutic antibodies. Fueled by its deep scientific understanding built over decades of research in protein misfolding and cell adhesion — the root causes of many serious or currently untreatable amyloid and inflammatory diseases — Prothena has advanced several drug candidates into clinical trials while pursuing discovery of additional novel therapies. Our pipeline of antibody-based product candidates targets a number of potential indications including AL amyloidosis (NEOD001), Parkinson's disease and other related synucleinopathies (PRX002), inflammatory diseases, including psoriasis (PRX003), and ATTR amyloidosis (PRX004). For more information, please visit the company's web site at


Investors: Tran Nguyen, CFO

Media: Ellen Rose

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