PETACH TIKVA, Israel, Feb. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Can-Fite BioPharma Ltd. (TASE:CFBI), (NYSE MKT:CANF), a biotechnology company with a pipeline of proprietary small molecule drugs that address inflammatory and cancer diseases, announced today that it has been invited to present at the upcoming 26th Annual ROTH Conference. The conference will be held on March 9-12, 2014 at The Ritz-Carlton Laguna Niguel in Dana Point, California.
Can-Fite CEO Dr. Pnina Fishman and CFO Motti Farbstein will deliver a Company presentation on March 10th at 2 pm (PT) to provide an update on business operations including Can-Fite's leading proprietary compounds, CF101, CF102 and CF602 which are centered on multi-billion dollar market opportunities.
"With several key initiatives we have announced for the coming months, particularly relating to finalizing enrollment of patients for our CF101 Phase II/III Psoriasis study, our plans for Phase III Rheumatoid Arthritis study, and our anticipated conclusion of the first segment of the Phase II Glaucoma study, we feel this is a good time to present our Company's progress and growth catalysts to the investment community," says Can-Fite CEO Dr. Pnina Fishman. "We are also actively preparing for the patient enrollment of our CF102 drug for Phase II advanced Liver Cancer study."
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About the 26th Annual ROTH Conference
The annual ROTH Conference is one of the largest of its kind in the U.S., bringing together executives from hundreds of growth companies. This event is designed to provide investors with a unique opportunity to gain insight into emerging growth companies across a variety of sectors, including Cleantech, Consumer & Retail, Energy & Industrial, Enterprise Software, Healthcare, Resources, Semiconductors & Electronics, Services and Technology & Media.
The conference will feature company presentations, Q&A sessions, expert panels and thousands of management one-on-one and small group meetings.
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 currently trade on the NYSE MKT (NYSE MKT: CANF). 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 the A3AR is developed as a biological predictive marker. Can-Fite's lead drug candidate, CF101, is in clinical development for the treatment of autoimmune inflammatory diseases including Rheumatoid Arthritis and Psoriasis. Can-Fite's CF102 drug candidate is being developed for the treatment of liver diseases and CF602 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 spun off its activity in the ophthalmic field to OphthaliX Inc., in which it holds 82%, and is currently listed on the U.S. Over-the-Counter Markets (OTCQB: OPLI).
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