PETACH TIKVA, Israel, Nov. 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- On the heels of its European road show, Can-Fite BioPharma (TASE: CFBI), (OTCQB: CANFY), a biotechnology company with a pipeline of proprietary small molecule drugs that address inflammatory and cancer diseases, announced today that the Company's CEO Dr. Pnina Fishman is scheduled to conduct a non-deal road show in the U.S. on November 18th through 21st. Group presentations and one-on-one meetings are scheduled in New York City for November 18th and in Boston for November 19th, 20th, and 21st.
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On November 19th at 1:00 pm ET Dr. Fishman is slated to present one of Can-Fite's lead products, CF101, at the Therapeutics Area Partnerships Conference in Boston to an audience of pharmaceutical industry licensing executives and institutional investors. Can-Fite's CF101 was selected by Elsevier as one of the Top Auto-Immune Projects to watch.
The Company is currently conducting several Phase II and Phase III clinical trials for indications including anti-inflammatory diseases, cancer, and ophthalmology.
About Can-Fite BioPharma Ltd.
Can-Fite BioPharma Ltd is an Israeli public company, the ordinary shares of which are traded on the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange (the "TASE") (TASE: CFBI). Level II American Depository Receipts of the company are traded on the U.S. Over-the-Counter Markets (the "OTC Markets") (OTCQB: CANFY). Can-Fite, which commenced business activity in 2000, was founded by Pnina Fishman, Ph.D., researcher in the Rabin Medical Center, and Ilan Cohn Ph.D., patent attorney and senior partner at Reinhold Cohn Patent Attorneys in Israel. Dr. Fishman serves as the Chief Executive Officer of Can-Fite. Dr. Fishman founded Can-Fite on the basis of her scientific findings, and Can-Fite is focused on the development of small molecule orally bioavailable drugs, in particular, ligands that bind to the A3 adenosine receptor. Such drugs mediate anti-inflammatory and anti-cancer effects and are suggested as a biological predictive marker. Can-Fite's lead drug candidate, CF101, is in clinical development for the treatment of autoimmune inflammatory diseases. Can-Fite's CF102 drug candidate is being developed for the treatment of liver diseases and its CF602 drug is being developed for the treatment of inflammation and sexual dysfunction. To date, more than 700 patients have participated in clinical trials conducted by Can-Fite. Can-Fite previously licensed its activity in the ophthalmic field to OphthaliX Inc., in which it holds a controlling interest and which is currently listed on the OTC Markets (OTCQB: OPLI).
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