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ChemoCentryx, Inc. (Nasdaq: CCXI) to Ring The Nasdaq Stock Market Closing Bell Remotely from the Nasdaq Entrepreneurial Center in San Francisco

/EIN News/ -- ADVISORY, Jan. 20, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --

What: 
ChemoCentryx, Inc. (Nasdaq:CCXI), a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on discovering, developing and commercializing orally-administered therapeutics that target the chemokine and chemoattractant systems in order to treat autoimmune diseases, inflammatory disorders and cancer, will visit the Nasdaq Entrepreneurial Center in San Francisco.

In honor of the occasion, Thomas J. Schall, Ph.D., President, Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Board, will ring the Closing Bell. 

Where:
Nasdaq Entrepreneurial Center – 505 Howard Street, San Francisco, CA 

When:
Monday, January 23, 2017 – 3:45 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. ET  

ChemoCentryx Contact:
Susan M. Kanaya
650-210-2900
investor@chemocentryx.com

Nasdaq MarketSite:
Emily Pan
(646) 441-5120
emily.pan@nasdaq.com

Feed Information:
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Gal 3C/06C 95.05 degrees West
18 mhz Lower
DL 3811 Vertical
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DR 18.295411
MOD 4:2:0
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About ChemoCentryx
ChemoCentryx, Inc. is a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on discovering, developing and commercializing orally-administered therapeutics that target the chemokine and chemoattractant systems in order to treat autoimmune diseases, inflammatory disorders and cancer. The chemokine system is a biological network that regulates inflammation via a collection of secreted chemokine molecules, or ligands, and their specific cell surface receptors. Based on its proprietary drug discovery and drug development platform, ChemoCentryx has generated multiple clinical and preclinical-stage programs, each targeting distinct chemokine and chemoattractant receptors with different small molecule compounds. Avacopan (CCX168), a C5aR inhibitor, is in Phase III development for the treatment of anti-neutrophil cytoplasmic auto-antibody-associated vasculitis (AAV).  Avacopan has successfully completed Phase II development for the treatment of AAV and appears to be safe, well tolerated and successful in allowing reduction and elimination of high-dose steroids, part of standard of care for AAV patients, while providing effective control of the disease in clinical studies to date. Avacopan is also in development for the treatment of atypical hemolytic uremic syndrome (aHUS) and complement 3 glomerulopathy (C3G).  CCX140, an inhibitor of the chemokine receptor known as CCR2, which has demonstrated significant reductions in proteinuria in patients with diabetic nephropathy in a successfully completed Phase II study, is currently focused on a rare kidney disease known as focal segmental glomerulosclerosis (FSGS).  Both avacopan and CCX140 are part of a Vifor Pharma-ChemoCentryx Kidney Health Alliance which provides Vifor Pharma with exclusive rights to commercialize avacopan and CCX140 in certain markets outside of the U.S.  CCX872, a distinct CCR2 inhibitor, successfully completed Phase I development and is in development for the treatment of non-resectable pancreatic cancer.  Other clinical programs include CCX507, a next generation CCR9 inhibitor, which has successfully completed Phase I development, vercirnon (also known as Traficet-EN or CCX282) a specific CCR9 inhibitor for the treatment of inflammatory bowel disease, and CCX354, a CCR1 inhibitor which successfully completed a Phase II clinical trial for the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis. ChemoCentryx also has several programs in advanced preclinical development.

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