Prothena Corporation plc
Feb 1, 2016

Prothena to Participate in BIO CEO & Investor and Leerink Partners Healthcare Conferences

DUBLIN, Ireland, Feb. 01, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Prothena Corporation plc (NASDAQ:PRTA), a late-stage clinical biotechnology company focused on the discovery, development and commercialization of novel protein immunotherapies, today announced that members of its senior management team will present and participate in two upcoming meetings:

A live webcast of the presentations from both conferences can be accessed through the investor relations section of the Company's website at www.prothena.com. Following the live presentation, replays of the webcasts will be available on the Company's website for at least 90 days following the presentation date.

About Prothena

Prothena Corporation plc is a late-stage clinical biotechnology company focused on the discovery, development and commercialization of novel protein immunotherapy programs for the potential treatment of diseases that involve amyloid or cell adhesion. The company is developing antibody-based product candidates that target a number of potential indications including AL amyloidosis (NEOD001), Parkinson's disease and other related synucleinopathies (PRX002), and psoriasis and other inflammatory diseases (PRX003).

For more information, please visit the company's web site at www.prothena.com.

Contacts

Investors: Tran Nguyen, CFO
650-837-8535, IR@prothena.com

Media: Ellen Rose
650-922-2405, ellen.rose@prothena.com