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Proteostasis Therapeutics to Host Cystic Fibrosis Summit on Disparity in Access to CFTR Modulators Based on Geography Featuring Members of the Cystic Fibrosis Community and Thought Leaders

October 21, 2019 at 7:00 AM EDT

BOSTON, Oct. 21, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Proteostasis Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ:PTI), a clinical stage biopharmaceutical company dedicated to the discovery and development of groundbreaking therapies to treat cystic fibrosis (CF) and other diseases caused by dysfunctional protein processing, today announced that the Company will host a Cystic Fibrosis Summit. The event, titled "Worlds Apart: Bridging Global Disparity in CF Treatment," is scheduled for Monday, October 28, 2019 from 8:00 – 10:45 a.m. ET at Convene at 605 Third Avenue, New York City.

Summit participants scheduled to speak include:

Brad Dell, person with CF (US)
Damian Downey, M.D., Clinical Senior Lecturer in Respiratory Medicine, Queen's University Belfast (UK)
Patrick Flume, M.D., Professor of Medicine and Pediatrics, Medical University of South Carolina (US)
Isabelle Jani-Friend, person with CF (UK)
Juliana Keeping, mother of a person with CF (US)
Luisa Palazola, person with CF (US)

A live video webcast of the event will begin at 8:00 a.m. ET and will be available on the Company's website, http://ir.proteostasis.com/news-releases/upcoming-events. A replay of the webcast will be available on the Company's website following the event.

About Proteostasis Therapeutics, Inc.

Proteostasis Therapeutics, Inc. is a clinical stage biopharmaceutical company developing small molecule therapeutics to treat cystic fibrosis and other diseases caused by dysfunctional protein processing. Headquartered in Boston, MA, the Proteostasis Therapeutics team focuses on identifying therapies that restore protein function. For more information, visit www.proteostasis.com.

Safe Harbor

To the extent that statements in this release are not historical facts, they are forward-looking statements reflecting the current beliefs and expectations of management made pursuant to the safe harbor provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995.  Words such as "aim," "may," "will," "expect," "anticipate," "estimate," "intend," and similar expressions (as well as other words or expressions referencing future events, conditions or circumstances) are intended to identify forward-looking statements.  Examples of forward-looking statements made in this release include, without limitation, statements regarding the expected presentation at an upcoming conference.  Forward-looking statements made in this release involve substantial risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially from those expressed or implied by the forward-looking statements, and we, therefore cannot assure you that our plans, intentions, expectations or strategies will be attained or achieved.  Such risks and uncertainties include, without limitation, the potential of our proprietary combination therapies for the treatment of CF, the potential benefit of our proprietary combination therapies to patients, expected timing of patient enrollment in, data from, the completion of, our clinical studies and cohorts for our clinical programs, including our planned Phase 2 program and initiation of a pivotal study, the possibility final or future results from our drug candidate trials (including, without limitation, longer duration studies) do not achieve positive results or are materially and negatively different from or not indicative of the preliminary results reported by the Company (noting that these results are based on a small number of patients and small data set), uncertainties inherent in the execution and completion of clinical trials (including, without limitation, the possibility that FDA or other regulatory agency comments delay, change or do not permit trial commencement, or intended label, or the FDA or other regulatory agency requires us to run cohorts sequentially or conduct additional cohorts or pre-clinical or clinical studies), in the enrollment of CF patients in our clinical trials in a competitive clinical environment, in the timing of availability of trial data, in the results of the clinical trials, in possible adverse events from our trials, in the actions of regulatory agencies, in the endorsement, if any, by therapeutic development arms of CF patient advocacy groups (and the maintenance thereof), in the commercialization and acceptance of new therapies globally, and those set forth in our Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2018, our Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q for the quarter ended June 30, 2019 and our other SEC filings.  We assume no obligation to update or revise any forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise.

CONTACTS:

Investors:
David Pitts / Claudia Styslinger
Argot Partners
212.600.1902
david@argotpartners.com / claudia@argotpartners.com 

Media:
David Rosen
Argot Partners
212.600.1902
david.rosen@argotpartners.com 

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