Prothena Reports Second Quarter 2017 Financial Results And Provides R&D Update

DUBLIN, Ireland, Aug. 08, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Prothena Corporation plc (NASDAQ:PRTA), a late-stage clinical biotechnology company focused on the discovery, development and commercialization of novel protein immunotherapies, today reported financial results for the second quarter and first six months of 2017. In addition, the Company provided an update on its R&D programs.

“During the quarter, we achieved two important milestones in our first-in-class protein immunotherapy pipeline, completing enrollment of our Phase 3 VITAL Amyloidosis Study evaluating NEOD001 in newly diagnosed, treatment naïve patients with AL amyloidosis and cardiac dysfunction, and initiating the Phase 2 PASADENA study of PRX002/RG7935 in patients with early Parkinson’s disease,” said Gene Kinney, PhD, President and Chief Executive Officer of Prothena.

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