Akebia to Present at the 18th Annual BIO CEO & Investor 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 18th Annual BIO CEO & Investor Conference on Monday, February 8, 2016, at 11:30 a.m. Eastern Time. The conference is being held at The Waldorf Astoria hotel 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 chronic kidney disease (CKD) through hypoxia-inducible factor (HIF) biology. Akebia has commenced Phase 3 development of its lead product candidate, vadadustat (formerly AKB-6548), an oral therapy for the treatment of anemia related to CKD.

Contacts

Akebia Therapeutics
Investors:
Susan Kim, 212-600-1902
Susan@argotpartners.com
or
Media:
Eliza Schleifstein, 917-763-8106
Eliza@argotpartners.com

Contacts

Akebia Therapeutics
Investors:
Susan Kim, 212-600-1902
Susan@argotpartners.com
or
Media:
Eliza Schleifstein, 917-763-8106
Eliza@argotpartners.com