Verrica Pharmaceuticals Announces Participation in Upcoming Investor Conferences

May 1, 2019 7:47am

WEST CHESTER, Pa., May 01, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Verrica Pharmaceuticals Inc. (“Verrica”) (Nasdaq: VRCA), a medical dermatology company committed to the development and commercialization of novel treatments that provide meaningful benefit for people living with skin diseases, today announced that Ted White, Verrica President and CEO, will present a business overview of the company’s pipeline programs at the Bank of America Merrill Lynch 2019 Healthcare Conference in Las Vegas, NV on Tuesday, May 14, 2019 at 2:35 p.m. PT. and at the 2019 RBC Capital Markets Global Healthcare Conference in New York, NY on Tuesday, May 21, 2019 at 8:30 a.m. ET.

A live audio webcast of both events will be available in the Investors/Events & Presentations section of the Verrica website at https://verrica.com/. A webcast replay will also be available on this website shortly after conclusion of the events for 30 days.

About Verrica Pharmaceuticals Inc.

Verrica is a medical dermatology company committed to the development and commercialization of novel treatments that provide meaningful benefit for people living with skin diseases. The company’s late-stage product candidate, VP-102, is a potential first-in-class topical therapy for the treatment of molluscum contagiosum, a highly contagious viral skin infection affecting approximately six million people, primarily children, in the United States. There are currently no FDA-approved treatments for molluscum. Following positive topline results from two pivotal Phase 3 trials, a New Drug Application for VP-102 for the treatment of molluscum is planned for the second half of 2019. VP-102 is also currently in a Phase 2 trial for the treatment of common warts, with an additional Phase 2 trial planned in genital warts. A second product candidate, VP-103, is in pre-clinical development for plantar warts. For more information, visit www.verrica.com.

FOR MORE INFORMATION, PLEASE CONTACT:

Investors:

A. Brian Davis
Chief Financial Officer
484.453.3300 ext. 103
info@verrica.com

William Windham
Solebury Trout
646.378.2946
wwindham@troutgroup.com

Media:

Zara Lockshin
Solebury Trout
646.378.2960
zlockshin@troutgroup.com