LONDON, July 26, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Verona Pharma plc (AIM:VRP) (Nasdaq:VRNA) (“Verona Pharma”), a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on developing and commercializing innovative therapies for respiratory diseases, announces that it will report its audited financial results for the six months ended June 30, 2018 on Tuesday, August 7, 2018.

Verona Pharma will host an investment community conference call at 8:00 a.m. Eastern Daylight Time (1:00 p.m. British Summer Time) on Tuesday, August 7, 2018 to discuss the six months financial results and provide a clinical development update.

Analysts and investors may participate in the conference call by utilizing the conference ID: 7830929 and dialing the following numbers:

  • 800-458-4121 or 929-477-0324 for callers in the United States
  • 0800 279 7204 or 44 (0)330 336 9411 for callers in the United Kingdom
  • 0800 101 1732 or 49 (0)69 2222 2018 for calls in Germany

Those interested in listening to the conference call live via the internet may do so by visiting the “Investors” page of Verona Pharma’s website at www.veronapharama.com and clicking on the “Events and presentations” link.

A webcast replay of the conference call (audio) will be available for 30 days on the “Investors” page of Verona Pharma’s website at www.veronapharma.com.

About Verona Pharma plc

Verona Pharma is a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on developing and commercializing innovative therapies for the treatment of respiratory diseases with significant unmet medical needs. Verona Pharma’s product candidate, RPL554, is a first-in-class, inhaled, dual inhibitor of the enzymes phosphodiesterase 3 and 4 that acts as both a bronchodilator and an anti-inflammatory agent in a single compound. In clinical trials, treatment with RPL554 has shown clinically meaningful and statistically significant improvements in lung function and clinical symptoms as compared to placebo, and has shown statistically significant improvements in lung function when administered in addition to frequently used short- and long-acting bronchodilators as compared to such bronchodilators administered as a single agent. Verona Pharma is developing RPL554 for the treatment of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), cystic fibrosis (CF), and potentially asthma.

For further information, please contact:

Verona Pharma plcTel: +44 (0)20 3283 4200
Jan-Anders Karlsson, Chief Executive Officerinfo@veronapharma.com
  
Stifel Nicolaus Europe Limited (Nominated Adviser
and UK Broker)
Tel: +44 (0) 20 7710 7600
Stewart Wallace / Jonathan Senior / Ben Maddison 
  
FTI Consulting (UK Media and Investor enquiries)Tel: +44 (0)20 3727 1000
Simon Conway / Natalie Garland-Collinsveronapharma@fticonsulting.com
  
ICR, Inc. (US Media and Investor enquiries) 
James HeinsTel: +1 203-682-8251
James.Heins@icrinc.com
Stephanie CarringtonTel. +1 646-277-1282
Stephanie.Carrington@icrinc.com