NephroGenex to Present at the Cowen and Company 35th Annual Health Care Conference

Cowen Health Care Conference 2015

RALEIGH, N.C.--()--NephroGenex, Inc. (Nasdaq:NRX), a pharmaceutical company focused on the development of therapeutics to treat kidney disease, today announced that Chief Executive Officer Pierre Legault and President and Chief Scientific Officer J. Wesley Fox will present a corporate overview of the Company and meet with investors at the Cowen and Company 35th Annual Health Care Conference in Boston.

The presentation will take place on Wednesday, March 4 at 8:00 am EST at the Boston Marriott Copley Place Hotel.

Live and archived webcasts of the presentation will be accessible from the Company’s website at http://nephrogenex.investorhq.businesswire.com/events-calendar. A replay will be available for 30 days following the event.

In the presentation, Mr. Legault and Mr. Fox will review the Company’s Pyridorin clinical program for the treatment of diabetic nephropathy, a chronic, degenerative disease of the kidney affecting approximately 6 million patients in the U.S. for whom there are few therapeutic options. The Company launched its Phase 3 trial with Pyridorin in the second quarter of 2014.

About NephroGenex, Inc.

NephroGenex (Nasdaq: NRX) is a clinical-stage pharmaceutical company focused on developing therapeutics to treat kidney diseases caused by pathogenic oxidative chemistries. Since our inception, we have collaborated with the leading scientific experts in pathogenic oxidative chemistries to build a strong portfolio of intellectual property and novel acting drug candidates. Our clinical program has been done in collaboration with world leading clinical investigators in kidney disease. Our product pipeline includes an oral formulation of Pyridorin, which is being developed as a chronic, therapeutic agent to slow the progression of diabetic nephropathy, as well as an intravenous formulation of Pyridorin to treat specific types of acute kidney injury.

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Contacts

Investors:
The Trout Group
Michael Levitan, 646-378-2920
mlevitan@troutgroup.com
or
Media:
BMC Communications
Susan Duffy, 646-513-3119
sduffy@bmccommunications.com

Contacts

Investors:
The Trout Group
Michael Levitan, 646-378-2920
mlevitan@troutgroup.com
or
Media:
BMC Communications
Susan Duffy, 646-513-3119
sduffy@bmccommunications.com