ORLANDO, Fla., Aug. 16, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- RedChip Companies, Inc. ("RedChip"), an international small-cap research, investor relations, and financial media company, today announced that Jim Czirr, executive chairman of Galectin Therapeutics (Nasdaq:GALT), a leading developer of therapeutics that target galectin proteins, will appear in an interview today on RedChip's Internet TV platform at 11:00 a.m. Eastern time. The interview will stream at http://www.redchip.com.

The interview will be hosted by Dave Gentry, president of RedChip and host of "The RedChip Money Report: Small Stocks Big Money," which airs weekly (Thursdays 10 p.m. PT/Fridays 1 a.m. ET) in 65 million homes on the Fox Business Network. 

During the interview, Mr. Czirr will discuss the implications and details of the FDA's Fast Track designation of their clinical trial for the treatment of fatty liver disease with advanced fibrosis. Mr. Czirr will provide key insights about the nature of the trial and the potential long-term benefits for those with fatty liver disease with advanced fibrosis. 

Galectin Therapeutics was first featured on "The RedChip Money Report" on November 3, 2012. Shares of Galectin Therapeutics are up 254% since Mr. Czirr's first appearance on "The RedChip Money Report" TV show.

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