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Ascendis Pharma A/S. (12/21/17). "Press Release: Ascendis Pharma A/S Announces Participation in 36th Annual J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference". Copenhagen.

Region Region San Francisco, CA
  Country United States (USA)
Organisations Organisation Ascendis Pharma A/S (Nasdaq: ASND)
  Today Ascendis Pharma (Group)
  Group Ascendis Pharma (Group)
  Organisation 2 J.P. Morgan Securities LLC
  Group JPMorgan Chase (Group)
Products Product J.P. Morgan 36th Annual Healthcare Conference 2018 San Francisco
  Product 2 TransCon technology
Index terms Index term Ascendis Pharma–JPMorgan Chase: investor conference, 201801 supply service Ascendis presents at JP Morgan Healthcare Conference 2018
  Index term 2 Ascendis Pharma–Spark BioComm: public relations, 201712 service existent by Spark BioComm
Persons Person Mikkelsen, Jan (Ascendis Pharma 201609 CEO)
  Person 2 Smith, Scott T. (Ascendis Pharma 201609 CFO)
     


Ascendis Pharma A/S (Nasdaq:ASND), a biopharmaceutical company that utilizes its innovative TransCon technology to address significant unmet medical needs in rare diseases, today announced that the company will participate in an upcoming investor conference.

Jan Mikkelsen, President and CEO will provide a business overview and update on the company’s three rare disease endocrinology pipeline programs. Details include:

Event 36th Annual J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference
Location San Francisco
Date Monday, January 8, 2018
Time 3:00 p.m. Pacific Time (PT)

A live audio webcast of the event will be available in the Investors and News section of the Ascendis Pharma website at www.ascendispharma.com. A webcast replay will also be available on this website shortly after conclusion of the event for 30 days.


About Ascendis Pharma A/S

Ascendis Pharma is applying the TransCon technology platform to build a leading rare disease commercial company. The company utilizes its innovative TransCon technology to address significant unmet medical needs in rare diseases by improving clinically validated parent drugs and creating therapies with potential for best-in-class efficacy, safety and/or convenience.

Ascendis Pharma has a wholly-owned pipeline of rare disease endocrinology programs, including once-weekly TransCon Growth Hormone, which is currently being evaluated in a phase 3 program for children with growth hormone deficiency (GHD), TransCon PTH, a long-acting prodrug of parathyroid hormone for hypoparathyroidism currently in a phase 1 trial, and TransCon CNP, a long-acting prodrug of C-type Natriuretic Peptide for achondroplasia. Additionally, Ascendis Pharma has multi-product collaborations with Sanofi in diabetes and Genentech in the field of ophthalmology.

For more information, please visit www.ascendispharma.com.


Forward-Looking Statements

This press release contains forward-looking statements that involve substantial risks and uncertainties. All statements, other than statements of historical facts, included in this press release regarding our future operations, plans and objectives of management are forward-looking statements. Examples of such statements include, but are not limited to, statements relating to (i) our ability to apply the TransCon technology platform to build a leading rare disease commercial company, (ii) our expectations regarding our ability to create therapies with potential for best-in-class efficacy, safety and/or convenience and (iii) our product pipeline. We may not actually achieve the plans, carry out the intentions or meet the expectations or projections disclosed in the forward-looking statements and you should not place undue reliance on these forward-looking statements. Actual results or events could differ materially from the plans, intentions, expectations and projections disclosed in the forward-looking statements. Various important factors could cause actual results or events to differ materially from the forward-looking statements that we make, including the following: unforeseen safety or efficacy results in our TransCon Growth Hormone, TransCon PTH and TransCon CNP or other development programs; unforeseen expenses related to the development of TransCon Growth Hormone, TransCon PTH and TransCon CNP or other development programs, general and administrative expenses, other research and development expenses and our business generally; delays in the development of TransCon Growth Hormone, TransCon PTH and TransCon CNP or other development programs related to manufacturing, regulatory requirements, speed of patient recruitment or other unforeseen delays; dependence on third party manufacturers to supply study drug for planned clinical studies; and our ability to obtain additional funding, if needed, to support our business activities. For a further description of the risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ from those expressed in these forward-looking statements, as well as risks relating to our business in general, see our current and future reports filed with, or submitted to, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), including our Annual Report on Form 20-F for the year ended December 31, 2016, which we filed with the SEC on March 22, 2017. Forward-looking statements do not reflect the potential impact of any future in-licensing, collaborations, acquisitions, mergers, dispositions, joint ventures, or investments we may enter into or make. We do not assume any obligation to update any forward-looking statements, except as required by law.


Internal contact:

Scott T. Smith
Chief Financial Officer
(650) 352-8389
ir@ascendispharma.com

Investor contact:

Patti Bank
Westwicke Partners
(415) 513-1284
patti.bank@westwicke.com

Media contact:

Ami Knoefler
SparkBioComm
(650) 739-9952
ami@sparkbiocomm.com

Ascendis Pharma A/S

   
Record changed: 2018-01-09

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