Rock Creek Pharmaceuticals to Present at BIO-Europe 2015 International Partnering Conference

21 Oct, 2015, 09:00 ET from Rock Creek Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

SARASOTA, Fla., Oct. 21, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Rock Creek Pharmaceuticals, Inc., (NASDAQ: RCPI), a clinical stage, drug development company which is focused on the application of its lead compound to treat chronic inflammatory conditions, announced today that the Company will be presenting at BIO-Europe 2015 on Tuesday, November 3 at 11:00AM at The International Congress Center in Munich, Germany.

Michael Mullan, MBBS, PhD, Chairman and CEO of Rock Creek Pharmaceuticals, will present clinical data associated with the Company's ongoing drug development initiatives, as well as an update to the company's corporate and regulatory strategy.

About BIO-Europe 2015 The 21st annual BIO-Europe is Europe's largest partnering conference serving the global biotechnology industry. Delegates from all parts of the biotechnology value chain come to BIO-Europe to quickly identify, engage and enter into strategic relationships that drive their businesses successfully forward. Investment and collaboration opportunities developed in prior BIO-Europe conferences have produced many highly successful business partnerships. This year´s BIO-Europe partnering event will again draw over 3,000 industry attendees from nearly 60 countries, representing more than 1,800 companies for three days of high level networking. 

BIO-Europe is organized by the EBD Group, the leading partnering firm for the global biotechnology industry, in alliance with the Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO). For more information and online registration please visit the conference website at www.ebdgroup.com/bioeurope

About Anatabine Citrate: Rock Creek Pharmaceuticals' compound is a small molecule, cholinergic agonist which exhibits anti-inflammatory pharmacological characteristics, distinct from other anti-inflammatory drugs available such as biologics, steroids and non-steroidal anti-inflammatories. The Company has sponsored extensive pre-clinical (in vitro and in vivo) studies resulting in peer reviewed and published scientific journal articles, covering models of Multiple Sclerosis, Alzheimer's Disease, and Auto-Immune Thyroiditis. All these studies demonstrated the anti-inflammatory effects of the Company's compound. In addition, the Company's compilation of human exposure, safety and tolerability data, has provided important insights for ongoing clinical and regulatory pharmaceutical development.

About Rock Creek Pharmaceuticals, Inc.: Rock Creek Pharmaceuticals, Inc. is an emerging drug development company focused on the discovery, development and commercialization of new drugs, formulations and compounds that provide therapies for chronic and acute inflammatory diseases.

For more information, visit: http://www.rockcreekpharmaceuticals.com  

Forward Looking Statements: Certain statements contained in this release constitute forward-looking statements within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Such statements include, but are not limited to statements identified by words such as "believes," "expects," "anticipates," "estimates," "intends," "plans," "targets," "projects" and similar expressions. The statements in this release are based upon the current beliefs and expectations of our company's management and are subject to significant risks and uncertainties. Actual results may differ from those set forth in the forward-looking statements. Numerous factors could cause or contribute to such differences, including, but not limited to, failure to obtain sufficient capital resources to fund our development program and operations, results of clinical trials and/or other studies, the challenges inherent in new product development initiatives, including the continued development and approval of anti-inflammatory drug candidates, the effect of any competitive products, our ability to license and protect our intellectual property, our significant payables, our ability to raise additional capital in the future that is necessary to maintain our business, changes in government policy and/or regulation, potential litigation by or against us, any governmental review of our products or practices, pending litigation matters, as well as other risks discussed from time to time in our filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission, including, without limitation, our annual report on Form 10-K for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2014 filed on March 12, 2015. We undertake no duty to update any forward-looking statement or any information contained in this press release or in other public disclosures at any time.

CONTACT:

Ted Jenkins Vice President, Corporate Strategy & Development Rock Creek Pharmaceuticals 2040 Whitfield Avenue, Suite 300 Sarasota, FL  34243 Direct: 941-251-0488 tjenkins@rockcreekpharmaceuticals.com

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