Navidea Biopharmaceuticals and Macrophage Therapeutics to Host Post-International KSHV Conference Summary Webcast

DUBLIN, Ohio--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Navidea Biopharmaceuticals, Inc. (NYSE MKT: NAVB) and its subsidiary, Macrophage Therapeutics, Inc., will hold a post-International Workshop on Kaposi's Sarcoma Herpesvirus (KSHV) and Related Agents conference webcast to provide investors with a more detailed look at the recently presented Manocept™ platform clinical and pre-clinical data and results disclosed in today’s press releases. The webcast will take place on July 7, 2015 at 1:00 pm EDT. Rick Gonzalez, Navidea’s CEO and Michael Goldberg, M.D., Macrophage Therapeutics’ CEO will host the call along with Michael S. McGrath, M.D., Ph.D., Professor, Departments of Laboratory Medicine, Pathology, and Medicine at the University of California, San Francisco who will discuss the data presented.

The webcast can be accessed at the following URL: An archived version of the webcast will be available two hours following the presentation and can be accessed within the Investors' section of the Navidea website at

About Navidea

Navidea Biopharmaceuticals, Inc. (NYSE MKT: NAVB) is a biopharmaceutical company focused on the development and commercialization of precision diagnostics, therapeutics and radiopharmaceutical agents. Navidea is developing multiple precision-targeted products and platforms including Manocept™ and NAV4694 to help identify the sites and pathways of undetected disease and enable better diagnostic accuracy, clinical decision-making, targeted treatment and, ultimately, patient care. Lymphoseek® (technetium Tc 99m tilmanocept) injection, Navidea’s first commercial product from the Manocept platform, was approved by the FDA in March 2013 and in Europe in November 2014. Navidea’s strategy is to deliver superior growth and shareholder return by bringing to market novel radiopharmaceutical agents and therapeutics, and advancing the Company’s pipeline through global partnering and commercialization efforts. For more information, please visit

About Macrophage Therapeutics

Macrophage Therapeutics, Inc., a newly created subsidiary of Navidea Biopharmaceuticals, Inc. (NAVB), is developing therapeutics using the patented Manocept immunotherapy platform licensed from Navidea to target over-active macrophages implicated in cancer, cardiovascular, central nervous system, autoimmune, antiviral, and skin diseases. Manocept specifically targets CD206, or the mannose receptor prevalent on over-active macrophages. The technology enables highly specific targeted delivery of active (either existing or yet to be developed) agents that can modulate the activity of over-active macrophages that have been implicated in many diseases. Targeted delivery should significantly enhance a given compound’s efficacy and safety.

Macrophage Therapeutics
James Goldschmidt, Ph.D.

Source: Navidea Biopharmaceuticals, Inc.