SYDNEY, March 3, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — Novogen Ltd (ASX: ‘NRT’; Nasdaq: ‘NVGN’), an Australian-US drug discovery company focused on the clinical development of drugs targeting two novel drug targets pertinent to a range of therapeutic indications, announced today that Graham Kelly, PhD, CEO and Executive Chairman, will present at the AusBiotech "Broker Meets Biotech" event held Wednesday 4 March 2015 at 5.00pm (AEDT) in the offices of Deloitte, 225 George St, The Rocks, Sydney.
Novogen will be presenting alongside four other selected Biotech Companies to an audience of brokers and investors.
About AusBiotech Broker Meets Biotech
AusBiotech is Australia’s industry organisation, working on behalf of members for more than 27 years to provide representation and services to promote the global growth of Australian biotechnology.
AusBiotech is dedicated to the development, growth and prosperity of the Australian biotechnology industry, by providing initiatives to drive sustainability and growth, outreach and access to markets, and representation and support for members nationally and around the world.
Broker Meets Biotech events are held periodically to give local investors the opportunity to hear in-depth presentations from a number of biotechnology companies. These events also provide an opportunity for investors to gain further insight into recent developments, highlights and future outlooks of the biotech sector as a whole.
For more information visit www.ausbiotech.org
About Novogen Limited
Novogen is a public, drug-development company whose shares trade on both the Australian Securities Exchange (‘NRT’) and NASDAQ (‘NVGN’). The Novogen Group includes a New Haven CT-based joint venture company, CanTx Inc., with Yale University.
Novogen has two Novogen has two main drug technology platforms: super-benzopyrans (SBPs) and anti-tropomyosins (ATMs). SBP compounds have been created to kill the full range of cells within a tumor, but particularly the cancer stem cells. The ATM compounds target the microfilament component of the cancer cell and when used in conjunction with standard anti-microtubular drugs, result in comprehensive and fatal destruction of the cancer cell’s cytoskeleton. Ovarian cancer, colorectal cancer, malignant ascites, prostate cancer, neural cancers (glioblastoma, neuroblastoma in children) and melanoma are the key clinical indications being pursued, with the ultimate objective of employing both technologies as a unified approach to first-line therapy.
Further information is available on our websites www.novogen.com
For more information please contact:
Dr. Graham Kelly
Executive Chairman & CEO
+61 (0) 2 9472 4100
Chief Operating Officer
+61 (0) 2 9472 4111
Forward Looking Statement
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