ADVISORY, Sept. 11, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --
Akebia Therapeutics, Inc. (Nasdaq:AKBA), a biopharmaceutical company focused on the development of novel, proprietary therapeutics based on hypoxia-inducible factor (HIF) biology and the commercialization of these products for patients with kidney disease, will visit the NASDAQ MarketSite in Times Square.
In honor of the occasion, John P. Butler, President and Chief Executive Officer, will ring the Opening Bell.
NASDAQ MarketSite – 4 Times Square – 43rd & Broadway – Broadcast Studio
Friday, September 12, 2014 – 9:15 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. ET
Akebia Therapeutics, Inc. Media Contact:
Feinstein Kean Healthcare
Fiber Line (Encompass Waterfront): 4463
Gal 3C/06C 95.05 degrees West
18 mhz Lower
DL 3811 Vertical
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About Akebia Therapeutics, Inc. (Nasdaq:AKBA):
Akebia Therapeutics, Inc. is a biopharmaceutical company headquartered in Cambridge, Massachusetts, focused on harnessing the potential of hypoxia-inducible factor (HIF) biology to develop and commercialize novel, proprietary therapeutics to treat kidney disease. Akebia's lead clinical program, AKB-6548, is a once-daily, oral therapy currently in Phase 2b clinical development for the treatment of anemia related to chronic kidney disease, a serious medical condition that leads to increased morbidity and mortality if left untreated. For more information on Akebia, please visit www.akebia.com.
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