SAN DIEGO & VANCOUVER, British Columbia--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sophiris Bio Inc. (NASDAQ: SPHS) (the “Company” or “Sophiris”), a biopharmaceutical company developing PRX302 for the treatment of the symptoms of benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH, enlarged prostate) and for the treatment of localized prostate cancer, today announced that Randall E. Woods, president and chief executive officer, will present a corporate overview at the 13th Annual BIO Investor Forum. The presentation is scheduled for Tuesday, October 7, 2014 at 8:00 a.m. PDT in San Francisco.
The presentation will be webcast live and can be accessed through the Company’s Investor Relations page at www.sophiris.com. A replay of the presentation will be available approximately one hour after the conclusion of the live presentation and available on the Company’s website for 90 days.
Sophiris Bio Inc. is a biopharmaceutical company developing PRX302, a clinical-stage, targeted therapy for the treatment of the symptoms of BPH and treatment of localized prostate cancer. PRX302 is in Phase 3 clinical development for the treatment of the symptoms of BPH and is designed to be as efficacious as pharmaceuticals, less invasive than the surgical interventions, and without the sexual side effects seen with existing treatments. Sophiris plans to initiate a Phase 2 proof of concept study of PRX302 for the treatment of localized prostate cancer in the second half of 2014. For more information, please visit www.sophiris.com.
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