SAN DIEGO, Aug. 6, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Apricus Biosciences, Inc. (Nasdaq:APRI), a pharmaceutical company focusing on the development and commercialization of novel therapeutics for men's and women's health, today announced that Richard Pascoe, Chief Executive Officer, will present at the Canaccord Genuity 34th Annual Growth Conference on Wednesday, August 13, 2014, at 3:00 p.m. Eastern Time. The conference will be held at the InterContinental Boston Hotel in Boston, MA.
A live audio webcast of the presentation can be accessed online at http://wsw.com/webcast/canaccord14/apri. Please log in approximately 5-10 minutes before the event to ensure a timely connection. A replay of the webcast will be available for 90 days following the presentation.
About Apricus Biosciences, Inc.
Apricus Biosciences, Inc. (APRI) is a pharmaceutical company focused on the development and commercialization of novel therapeutics for men's and women's health. The Company's lead product, Vitaros™, for the treatment of erectile dysfunction, is approved in Europe and Canada and will be commercialized by Apricus' marketing partners, which include Abbott Laboratories Limited, Takeda Pharmaceuticals International GmbH, Hexal AG (Sandoz), Recordati Ireland Ltd. (Recordati S.p.A.), Bracco S.p.A. and Laboratoires Majorelle. The Company's second-generation Vitaros™ room temperature device is under development and is expected to enhance the product's commercial value. RayVa™, the Company's product candidate for the treatment of Raynaud's phenomenon, recently received FDA clearance to begin clinical studies. The Company intends to begin a Phase 2a trial with RayVa in the second half of 2014. Femprox™, the Company's product candidate for the treatment of female sexual interest/arousal disorder, has successfully completed an approximately 400-subject proof-of-concept study. The Company is currently seeking a strategic partner for Femprox.
For further information on Apricus, visit http://www.apricusbio.com. CONTACT: Steve Martin Apricus Biosciences Chief Financial Officer email@example.com (858) 222-8041 Investors: Angeli Kolhatkar Burns McClellan Senior Vice President firstname.lastname@example.org (212) 213-0006
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