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Aerpio Pharmaceuticals to Announce Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2018 Financial Results and Host Conference Call on Tuesday, March 5, 2019

CINCINNATI--(BUSINESS WIRE)--

Aerpio Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (ARPO), a biopharmaceutical company focused on developing compounds that activate Tie2 to treat ocular diseases and diabetic complications, today announced that its fourth quarter and full year 2018 financial results will be released before the market opens on Tuesday, March 5, 2019. Following the release, the Company will host a live conference call and webcast at 8:30 a.m. EST to discuss the Company’s financial results and provide a general business update.

The live webcast and a replay may be accessed by visiting Aerpio's website at http://ir.aerpio.com/. Please connect to the Company's website at least 15 minutes prior to the live webcast to ensure adequate time for any software download that may be needed to access the webcast. Alternatively, please call (877) 216-7943 (U.S.) or (417) 629-5045 (international) to listen to the live conference call. The conference ID number for the live call is 4778807. Please dial in approximately 10 minutes prior to the call. Telephone replay will be available approximately two hours after the call. To access the replay, please call (855) 859-2056 (U.S.) or (404) 537-3406 (international). The conference ID number for the replay is 4778807.

About Aerpio Pharmaceuticals

Aerpio Pharmaceuticals, Inc. is a biopharmaceutical company focused on advancing first-in-class compounds that activate Tie2 to treat ocular diseases and complications of diabetes. The Company’s lead compound, AKB-9778, is a systemically-administered small molecule activator of the Tie2 pathway (via highly selective and potent deactivation of VE-PTP) and is in clinical development for the treatment of non-proliferative diabetic retinopathy. AKB-9778 is also being investigated for its potential utility in treating diabetic nephropathy and an eyedrop formulation is in development as a potential treatment for open-angle glaucoma. For more information, please visit www.aerpio.com.

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