SHAREHOLDER ALERT: Levi & Korsinsky, LLP Announces the Commencement of an Investigation Involving Possible Securities Fraud Violations by Certain Officers and Directors of Proteon Therapeutics, Inc.

NEW YORK--()--Levi & Korsinsky announces it has commenced an investigation of Proteon Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ:PRTO) concerning possible violations of federal securities laws. The investigation concerns whether Proteon made materially false and/or misleading statements and/or failed to disclose material information regarding its product candidate vonapanitase. Despite positive statements made regarding the efficacy and potential FDA approval of the drug, on December 13, 2016, Proteon announced that vonapanitase did not meet its primary endpoint in its first Phase 3 PATENCY-1 clinical trial. Following this news, shares of Proteon Therapeutics fell approximately 75% to close at $2.50 on December 12, 2016. To obtain additional information, go to:

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or contact Joseph E. Levi, Esq. either via email at jlevi@levikorsinsky.com or by telephone at (212) 363-7500, toll-free: (877) 363-5972.

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Contacts

Levi & Korsinsky, LLP
Eduard Korsinsky, Esq.
Tel: 212-363-7500
Toll Free: 877-363-5972
Fax: 212-363-7171
www.zlk.com

Release Summary

Levi & Korsinsky announces it has commenced an investigation of Proteon Therapeutics, Inc. concerning possible violations of federal securities laws.

Contacts

Levi & Korsinsky, LLP
Eduard Korsinsky, Esq.
Tel: 212-363-7500
Toll Free: 877-363-5972
Fax: 212-363-7171
www.zlk.com