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Apellis Pharmaceuticals to Present at the 36th Annual J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference

Apellis Pharmaceuticals to Present at the 36th Annual J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference

January 2, 2018

CRESTWOOD, Ky. and CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Jan. 02, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Apellis Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq:APLS), a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company developing a platform of novel therapeutic compounds for the treatment of autoimmune diseases, today announced that it will present at the 36th Annual J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference on Tuesday, January 9, 2018 at 12:00 p.m. Pacific Time at the Westin St. Francis Hotel in San Francisco.

The presentation and Q&A session will be given by Apellis CEO and founder Cedric Francois, MD, PhD, and will be available via live webcast from the “Events and Presentations” page of the “Investors and Media” section of the Company’s website at http://apellis.com/. Replay of the webcast will be available for 90 days following the event.

About Apellis
Apellis Pharmaceuticals, Inc. is a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on the development of novel therapeutic compounds to treat disease through the inhibition of the complement system, which is an integral component of the immune system, at the level of C3, the central protein in the complement cascade.

Forward-Looking Statements
Statements in this press release about future expectations, plans and prospects, as well as any other statements regarding matters that are not historical facts, may constitute “forward-looking statements” within the meaning of The Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. These statements include, but are not limited to, statements relating to the implications of preliminary clinical data. The words “anticipate,” “believe,” “continue,” “could,” “estimate,” “expect,” “intend,” “may,” “plan,” “potential,” “predict,” “project,” “should,” “target,” “will,” “would” and similar expressions are intended to identify forward-looking statements, although not all forward-looking statements contain these identifying words. Actual results may differ materially from those indicated by such forward-looking statements as a result of various important factors, including: whether preliminary or interim results from a clinical trial will be predictive of the final results of the trial; whether results obtained in preclinical studies and clinical trials such as the results referenced in this release will be indicative of results that will be generated in future clinical trials; whether APL-2 will successfully advance through the clinical trial process on a timely basis, or at all, and receive approval from the United States Food and Drug Administration or equivalent foreign regulatory agencies; whether, if Apellis’ products receive approval, they will be successfully distributed and marketed; and other factors discussed in the “Risk Factors” section of Apellis’ Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on December 20, 2017, and the risks described in other filings that Apellis may make with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Any forward-looking statements contained in this press release speak only as of the date hereof, and Apellis specifically disclaims any obligation to update any forward-looking statement, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise.  

Investor Contact:
Luke Heagle lheagle@w2ogroup.com
910.726.1372  (office)
910.619.5764  (mobile)

Media Contact:
Tully Nicholas
617.482.0042 (office)
860.490.0218 (mobile)

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Source: Apellis Pharmaceuticals, Inc.