SAN DIEGO and VANCOUVER, British Columbia, March 29, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Sophiris Bio Inc. (NASDAQ: SPHS) (the "Company" or "Sophiris"), a clinical late-stage biopharmaceutical company developing topsalysin (PRX302) for the treatment of patients with urological diseases, today announced that Randall E. Woods, president and chief executive officer, will present a corporate overview at the 16th Annual Needham Healthcare Conference. The presentation is scheduled for Wednesday, April 5, 2017 at 3:40 p.m. EDT in New York, New York.
The presentation will be webcast live and can be accessed through the Investor Relations page at www.sophirisbio.com. A replay of the presentation will be available on the Company's website for 90 days.
Sophiris Bio Inc. is a biopharmaceutical company developing topsalysin (PRX302) for the treatment of patients with urological diseases. Topsalysin is in Phase 2 clinical development for the focal treatment of localized prostate cancer as well as Phase 3 clinical development for the treatment of lower urinary tract symptoms of benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH). Topsalysin is a highly potent ablative agent that is selective and targeted in that it is only activated by enzymatically active PSA which is found in high concentrations in the transition zone of the prostate and in and around prostate tumor cells. More than 400 patients have received treatment with topsalysin, which continues to appear to be safe and well tolerated. For more information, please visit www.sophirisbio.com.
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