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Rock Creek Pharmaceuticals to Present at the Annual BioPharm America International Partnering Conference

SARASOTA, Fla., Aug. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Rock Creek Pharmaceuticals, Inc., (NASDAQ: RCPI) announced that the Company has been selected to present at the Next Generation Track at BioPharm America 2014 in Boston (Sept. 22-24, 2014) at The Boston Marriott Copley Place.

Rock Creek Pharmaceuticals

Michael Mullan, MBBS, PhD, Chairman and CEO of Rock Creek Pharmaceuticals, will present preclinical and clinical data for anatabine citrate, a small molecule cholinergic agonist which exhibits anti-inflammatory pharmacological characteristics. Dr Mullan will outline the company's regulatory strategy and ongoing drug development initiatives advancing the lead molecule into phase I and phase II studies.

About BioPharm America 2014

BioPharm America™ is where biotech industry partnerships get started. Meet face-to-face with biotech and pharma executives from around the world to identify and enter strategic relationships. Equipped with partneringONE®, BioPharm America is the only event in North America based on the same reputable formula as EBD Group's acclaimed European events BIO-Europe® and BIO-Europe Spring®.

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About Anatabine Citrate:

Rock Creek Pharmaceuticals' Anatabine Citrate is a small molecule, cholinergic agonist which exhibits anti-inflammatory pharmacological characteristics. The Company has sponsored extensive pre-clinical in vitro and in vivo studies resulting in peer reviewed and published scientific journal articles, covering inflammatory models of Multiple Sclerosis, Alzheimer's Disease, and Auto-Immune Thyroiditis. In addition, the company's compilation of human exposure, safety and tolerability data, provides important insights for future clinical pathway progression.

About Rock Creek Pharmaceuticals, Inc.:

Rock Creek Pharmaceuticals, Inc. is an emerging drug development company focused on the discovery, development and commercialization of new drugs, formulations and compounds that provide therapies for inflammatory conditions and behavioral health.  Additionally, through its subsidiary RCP Development, the Company is engaged in the manufacturing and sale of nutraceutical dietary supplements designed to promote maintenance of a healthy metabolism and lifestyle. 

For more information, visit: http://www.rockcreekpharma.com

CONTACT:
Ted Jenkins
Vice President, Corporate Strategy, Development, Investor Relations
Rock Creek Pharmaceuticals
[email protected]
203-216-2028

Certain statements contained in this release constitute forward-looking statements within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Such statements include, but are not limited to statements identified by words such as "believes," "expects," "anticipates," "estimates," "intends," "plans," "targets," "projects" and similar expressions. The statements in this release are based upon the current beliefs and expectations of our company's management and are subject to significant risks and uncertainties. Actual results may differ from those set forth in the forward-looking statements. Numerous factors could cause or contribute to such differences, including, but not limited to, results of clinical trials and/or other studies, the challenges inherent in new product development initiatives, including the continued development and market acceptance of our nutraceutical dietary supplements products, the effect of any competitive products, our ability to license and protect our intellectual property, our ability to raise additional capital in the future that is necessary to maintain our business, changes in government policy and/or regulation, potential litigation by or against us, any governmental review of our products or practices and the outcome of the ongoing investigations as well as other risks discussed from time to time in our filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission, including, without limitation, our annual report on Form 10-K for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2013 filed on March 17, 2014 and our latest 10-Q Report filed on May 12, 2014. We undertake no duty to update any forward-looking statement or any information contained in this press release or in other public disclosures at any time.

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