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Catalyst Biosciences Announces Presentation at the 2018 Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology Annual Meeting

SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., April 23, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Catalyst Biosciences, Inc. (NASDAQ:CBIO), a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on developing novel medicines to address hematology indications, today announced a poster presentation with collaborator Mosaic Biosciences showing preclinical data with anti-complement 3 protease CB-2782, currently in development for the prevention of geographic atrophy in a subset of patients with dry age-related macular degeneration, at the 2018 Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO) Annual Meeting being held from April 29-May 3, 2018 in Honolulu, Hawaii.

     
Poster Presentation Details 
Presentation Title:   Discovery and Planned Optimization of a Complement Factor C3-
Inactivating Alterase, CB-2782
Session:   Session 105: AMD and Retinal Therapies Excluding Anti-VEGF
Poster Number:   60 – A0107
Date/Time:   Sunday, April 29, from 8:15 to 10:00 a.m. HST
     

Additional details can be found on the ARVO website at https://www.arvo.org/annual-meeting/. A copy of the presentation materials can be accessed by visiting the Events and Presentations section of the Catalyst website after the presentation concludes.

About Catalyst Biosciences
Catalyst is a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company developing novel medicines to address hematology indications. Catalyst is focused on the field of hemostasis, including the subcutaneous prophylaxis of hemophilia and facilitating surgery in individuals with hemophilia. For more information, please visit www.catalystbiosciences.com.

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Contacts:

Investors:
Fletcher Payne, CFO
Catalyst Biosciences, Inc.
+1.650.871.0761
investors@catbio.com

Media:
Josephine Belluardo, Ph.D.
LifeSci Public Relations
+1.646.751.4361
jo@lifescipublicrelations.com

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Source: Catalyst Biosciences, Inc.