With two different cannabinoid-related biotech companies set to present this week at the 2018 RBC Capital Markets Global Healthcare Conference including Insys Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ:INSY) and more, we wanted to give you a head-start on which stocks to keep an eye on for later in the week.
The conference is set to take place Wednesday, February 21st through Thursday, February 22nd in New York City, with numerous companies expected to present.
It's important to pay attention whenever one of your current or prospective portfolio holdings is participating in major conferences. First and foremost, the increased awareness garnered by these conferences can move stock prices. Secondly, the companies participating usually have one of their top executives giving an overview of their company and what's to come.
Here's two cannabinoid-related pharma stocks expected to present this week, in alphabetical order:
Corbus Pharmaceuticals Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:CRBP)
Corbus CEO Yuval Cohen, Ph.D. will be presenting in a fireside chat at the 2018 RBC Capital Markets Global Healthcare Conference on Thursday, February 22nd at 3:35 p.m. EST. Dr. Cohen will discuss the company's four clinical development programs in diffuse cutaneous systemic sclerosis, cystic fibrosis, skin-predominant dermatomyositis and systemic lupus erythematosus for lenabasum, its novel, synthetic oral endocannabinoid-mimetic drug that is designed to resolve chronic inflammation and halt fibrosis.
Insys Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ:INSY)
Insys CEO Saeed Motahari and CFO Andrew Long will be presenting at the 2018 RBC Capital Markets Global Healthcare Conference on Thursday, February 22nd at 10:00 a.m. EST at the Lotte New York Palace Hotel. In addition to making a presentation, management will also provide an overview of the company’s business in one-on-one meetings with investors who are registered to attend the conference.
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