Nasdaq, Inc.
Jun 14, 2017

Nasdaq Welcomes Athenex, Inc. (Nasdaq: ATNX) to The Nasdaq Stock Market

NEW YORK, June 14, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Athenex, Inc. (Nasdaq:ATNX), a global biopharmaceutical company dedicated to the discovery, development and commercialization of novel therapies for the treatment of cancer, visited the Nasdaq MarketSite in Times Square today in celebration of its initial public offering (IPO) on The Nasdaq Stock Market.

Athenex aims to improve the lives of cancer patients by creating more effective, safer and tolerable treatments. Athenex has generated its clinical product candidates through its Orascovery and Src Kinase Inhibition research platforms, which are based on the Company's understanding of human absorption biology and novel approaches to inhibiting kinase activity, respectively.

"We are pleased to have successfully completed our Initial Public Offering on Nasdaq, an exciting milestone in our Company's growth. We remain focused on developing and commercializing safe and efficacious oncology focused medication and continuing to advance our pipeline candidates through clinical trials," said Johnson Y.N. Lau, Chief Executive Officer and Board Chairman, Athenex.

"Nasdaq continues to be the listing venue of choice for innovators in both healthcare and technology, two of the fastest changing industries. We welcome Athenex and look forward to supporting the company as it advances novel therapies for cancer treatment and improving health outcomes," said Nelson Griggs, Executive Vice President, Head of Global Listings, Nasdaq.

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