MEDIA ADVISORY, Sept. 15, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) --
What: David McWilliams, CEO of Opexa Therapeutics Inc. (OPXA) will preside over the closing bell. Where: NASDAQ MarketSite - 4 Times Square - 43rd & Broadway - Broadcast Studio When: Monday, September 18th, 2006 at 4:00 p.m. EDT Contacts: Lynne Hohlfeld email@example.com NASDAQ MarketSite: Stephanie Lowenthal 646.441.5220
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About Opexa Therapeutics Inc. (OPXA):
Opexa Therapeutics develops and commercializes cell therapies to treat several major disease areas such as MS, rheumatoid arthritis, pancreatic and cardiac conditions. Opexa has exclusive license from Baylor College of Medicine for individualized cell therapies and has initiated a Phase IIb clinical trial to evaluate effectiveness in treating MS. The Company holds the exclusive worldwide license for an autologous T cell vaccine for rheumatoid arthritis from the Shanghai Institutes for Biological Sciences, Chinese Academy of Sciences of the People's Republic of China. Opexa also holds the exclusive worldwide license from the University of Chicago, through its prime contractor relationship with Argonne National Laboratory, for patents relating to the use of adult pluripotent stem cells derived from patients' own circulating blood. For more information, visit the Opexa Therapeutics website at www.opexatherapeutics.com.