NEW YORK, Nov. 13, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Nasdaq (Nasdaq:NDAQ) announced that trading of Advanced Accelerator Applications S.A. (Nasdaq:AAAP), a radiopharmaceutical company based in Saint-Genis-Pouilly, France, commenced on The Nasdaq Stock Market on November 11, 2015.
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Advanced Accelerator Applications is an innovative radiopharmaceutical company that develops, produces and commercializes molecular nuclear medicine products. Molecular nuclear medicine is a medical specialty that uses small amounts of radioactivity to treat diseases such as cancer and create functional images of organs and lesions. Advanced Accelerator Applications was founded in 2002, has over 380 employees in 11 countries and is a leader in this field.
“Advanced Accelerator Applications uses its radiopharmaceutical products to help diagnose and treat patients in clinical oncology, cardiology and neurology. The company’s lead therapeutic candidate, Lutathera, is a novel oncology compound for the treatment of midgut neuroendocrine tumors, or NETs, a significant unmet medical need,” said Nelson Griggs, Executive Vice President, Listing Services, Nasdaq. “We at Nasdaq appreciate and support the advances made by companies like Advanced Accelerator Applications and we are proud to have them call The Nasdaq Stock Market home.”
By listing with Nasdaq, Advanced Accelerator Applications joins some of the world’s largest and most revolutionary healthcare companies. Nasdaq is the exchange of choice to 78 percent of healthcare companies listed on the U.S. markets.
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