SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. , Nov. 06, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Portola Pharmaceuticals, Inc.® (Nasdaq: PTLA) today announced that the Company will participate in the following investor conferences in November and December:

  • Credit Suisse’s 27th Annual Healthcare Conference on Tuesday, November 13, 2018, at 2:50 p.m. Mountain Time in Scottsdale, AZ. The Company will participate in a fireside chat at the conference, which will be webcast live and available for replay from the Investor Relations section of Portola’s website at www.portola.com.
     
  • Citi’s Global Healthcare Conference on Thursday, December 6, 2018, in New York, NY. The Company will conduct one-on-one meetings with institutional investors at this conference.

About Portola Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
Portola Pharmaceuticals is a commercial-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on the discovery, development and commercialization of novel therapeutics that could significantly advance the fields of thrombosis and other hematologic diseases. The Company’s two FDA-approved medicines are Andexxa® [coagulation factor Xa (recombinant), inactivated-zhzo], the first and only antidote for patients treated with rivaroxaban and apixaban when reversal of anticoagulation is needed due to life-threatening or uncontrolled bleeding, and Bevyxxa® (betrixaban), the first and only oral, once-daily Factor Xa inhibitor for the prevention of VTE in adult patients hospitalized for an acute medical illness. The company also is advancing cerdulatinib, a Syk/JAK inhibitor for the treatment of hematologic cancers.

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