Akebia to Present at the 2015 JMP Securities Life Sciences Conference 

CAMBRIDGE, Mass.--()--Akebia Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ:AKBA), a biopharmaceutical company focused on delivering innovative therapies to patients with kidney disease through the biology of hypoxia inducible factor (HIF), today announced that John P. Butler, President and Chief Executive Officer, will present at the 2015 JMP Securities Life Sciences Conference on Tuesday, June 23 at 3:00 p.m. Eastern Time. The conference will take place at The St. Regis New York in New York City.

A live audio webcast of the presentation will be available on the company's website at http://ir.akebia.com/events.cfm. An archived presentation will be available for 90 days.

About Akebia Therapeutics

Akebia Therapeutics, Inc. is a biopharmaceutical company headquartered in Cambridge, Massachusetts, focused on delivering innovative therapies to patients with kidney disease through HIF biology. Akebia's lead product candidate, AKB-6548, is a once-daily, oral therapy, which has completed a Phase 2b study for the treatment of anemia related to chronic kidney disease in non-dialysis patients and is also being tested in a Phase 2 study for the treatment of anemia in patients undergoing dialysis.

Contacts

Argot Partners
Investors:
Andrea Rabney, +1-212-600-1902
Andrea@argotpartners.com
or
Media:
Eliza Schleifstein, +1-917-763-8106
Eliza@argotpartners.com

Contacts

Argot Partners
Investors:
Andrea Rabney, +1-212-600-1902
Andrea@argotpartners.com
or
Media:
Eliza Schleifstein, +1-917-763-8106
Eliza@argotpartners.com