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INVESTOR ALERT: Class Action Lawsuit Against Endocyte, Inc. Announced by Law Offices of Howard G. Smith

BENSALEM, Pa.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Law Offices of Howard G. Smith announces that a class action lawsuit has been filed in the United States District Court for the Southern District of Indiana on behalf of all purchasers of the common stock of Endocyte, Inc. (“Endocyte” or the “Company”) (NASDAQ:ECYT) between March 21, 2014 and May 2, 2014, inclusive (the “Class Period”).

Endocyte is a biopharmaceutical company engaged in the development of targeted therapies for the treatment of cancer and inflammatory diseases. The Complaint alleges that the defendants issued misleading statements during the Class Period regarding the efficacy of Endocyte's experimental drug VYNFINIT®. On May 2, 2014, Endocyte disclosed that VYNFINIT was found ineffective in the treatment of platinum-resistant ovarian cancer, based on certain testing methods known as response evaluation criteria in solid tumors, or “RECIST.” The Company subsequently announced that it would withdraw its application to market VYNFINIT in Europe.

If you are a member of the Class described above, you have until August 25, 2014, to move the Court to serve as lead plaintiff, if you meet certain legal requirements. To be a member of the Class you need not take any action at this time; you may retain counsel of your choice or take no action and remain an absent member of the Class. If you wish to learn more about this action, please contact Howard G. Smith, Esquire, of Law Offices of Howard G. Smith, 3070 Bristol Pike, Suite 112, Bensalem, Pennsylvania 19020 by telephone at 215-638-4847, Toll-Free at 888-638-4847, or by email to howardsmith@howardsmithlaw.com, or visit our website at http://www.howardsmithlaw.com.


Law Offices of Howard G. Smith
Howard G. Smith, Esquire