Progenics Pharmaceuticals to Webcast Investor and Analyst Day July 18, 2013

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TARRYTOWN, N.Y., July 16, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Progenics Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq:PGNX) will webcast its upcoming investor and analyst day, taking place July 18, 2013 from 2:30pm – 5:30pm ET. Guest speakers Jonathan Simons, M.D., president & chief executive officer of the Prostate Cancer Foundation, and John Babich, Ph.D., co-founder and former CEO of Progenics' Molecular Insight subsidiary, will join Progenics executives in providing an update on commercial and pipeline products and candidates, business development and corporate outlook.

The live webcast will be available in the Events section of the Progenics website, www.progenics.com/events.cfm. To ensure a timely connection, users should register at least 15 minutes prior to the scheduled start. An archive of the event will be available for 90 days.

About Progenics

Progenics Pharmaceuticals, Inc. is developing innovative medicines for oncology, with a pipeline that includes several product candidates in late-stage clinical development. Progenics' first-in-class PSMA targeted technology platform includes an antibody drug conjugate therapeutic and a small molecule targeted imaging agent, both in Phase 2 clinical trials. Among other assets in its pipeline of targeted radiotherapy and molecular imaging compounds is Azedra™, an ultra-orphan radiotherapy candidate also in phase 2 under an SPA. Progenics' first commercial product, Relistor® (methylnaltrexone bromide) for opioid-induced constipation, is partnered with and marketed by Salix Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Ono Pharmaceutical Co. is developing Relistor in Japan. For additional information, please visit www.progenics.com

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Progenics Pharmaceuticals, Inc.:
Kathleen Fredriksen
Director, Corporate Development
(914) 789-2871