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Galectin Therapeutics: Turning Atlanta Into America's Next Silicon Valley


4/4/2013 10:02:59 AM

Former Apple Computer and PayPal Execs Say Atlanta Emerging as "Silicon Valley for Biotech" and Curing Big Diseases

NORCROSS, Ga., April 4, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Gilbert Amelio, former CEO of Apple, and Rod Martin, former counsel to PayPal, both on the Board of Directors of Galectin Therapeutics (NASDAQ: GALT) authored an opinion piece in today's Atlanta Journal Constitution discussing the future of Atlanta as the emerging Silicon Valley for changing the world by curing the big diseases, and why they moved Galectin Therapeutics to Atlanta.

"The world needs a biotech Silicon Valley. We believe that Atlanta is perfectly poised to become just that," write Amelio and Martin.

To read the full op-ed from the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, click here. To schedule interviews with Gil Amelio and Rod Martin, please contact Cheri Jacobus at cherijacobus@aol.com, or (202) 257-4638.

About Galectin Therapeutics
Galectin Therapeutics (NASDAQ: GALT) is developing promising carbohydrate-based therapies for the treatment of fibrotic liver disease and cancer based on the Company's unique understanding of galectin proteins, key mediators of biologic function. We are leveraging extensive scientific and development expertise as well as established relationships with external sources to achieve cost effective and efficient development. We are pursuing a clear development pathway to clinical enhancement and commercialization for our lead compounds in liver fibrosis and cancer. Additional information is available at www.galectintherapeutics.com.

SOURCE Galectin Therapeutics Inc.



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