ProMIS Neurosciences announces adjournment and change of location of annual meeting of shareholders
TORONTO and CAMBRIDGE, Mass., June 24, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- ProMIS Neurosciences, Inc. (TSX: PMN) (OTCQB: ARFXF), a biotechnology company focused on the discovery and development of antibody therapeutics targeting toxic oligomers implicated in the development of neurodegenerative diseases, announces that the Board of Directors of the Corporation have considered current COVID-19 public health restrictions and determined it to be in the best interests of the Corporation and its shareholders to adjourn the Corporation’s annual meeting of shareholders (“AGM”) to 9:00 a.m. (Pacific Time) on July 29, 2020 and to change the location of the AGM to Suite 1500, 1055 West Georgia Street, Vancouver, British Columbia.
Shareholders are reminded to submit their votes by proxy before the extended proxy deadline of 9:00 a.m. (Pacific Time) on Monday, July 27th, 2020. Shareholders may choose to attend the meeting by teleconference, but will not be able to vote via teleconference. All other matters of the AGM remain the same as published in the AGM proxy materials mailed to the shareholders and posted on the Corporation’s website at https://promisneurosciences.com/ and at www.sedar.com.
About ProMIS Neurosciences
ProMIS Neurosciences, Inc. is a development stage biotechnology company whose unique core technology is the ability to rationally predict the site and shape (conformation) of novel targets known as Disease Specific Epitopes on the molecular surface of proteins. Using this unique, precision approach, ProMIS is developing novel antibody therapeutics for AD, ALS and PD. In the infectious disease setting, these disease-specific epitopes represent peptide antigens that can be used as an essential component to create accurate and sensitive serological assays to detect the presence of antibodies that arise in response to a specific infection, such as COVID-19. These peptide antigens can also be used to create potential therapeutic antibodies to treat active infection, as well as serve as the basis for development of vaccines. ProMIS is headquartered in Toronto, Ontario, with offices in Cambridge, Massachusetts. ProMIS is listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbol PMN, and on the OTCQB Venture Market under the symbol ARFXF.
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Released June 24, 2020