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Actinium Pharmaceuticals to Present at BIO CEO & Investor Conference

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NEW YORK, Feb. 09, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Actinium Pharmaceuticals, Inc.  (NYSE MKT: ATNM) ("Actinium" or "the Company"), a biopharmaceutical company developing innovative targeted therapies for cancers lacking effective treatment options, announced today that Sandesh Seth, Actinium's Executive Chairman, will be presenting at the BIO CEO & Investor Conference being held February 13th – 14th, 2017 at the Waldorf Astoria, New York, New York. Details regarding Actinium's presentation are below:

Date: Monday, February 13, 2017
Time: 10:00 AM EST
Room: Duke of Windsor

A webcast of Actinium's presentation will be made available and can be accessed through the investor relations page of Actinium's website http://ir.actiniumpharma.com/ir-calendar or directly through the following link:

http://www.veracast.com/webcasts/bio/ceoinvestor2017/68109181104.cfm ­­­­­­

Members of Actinium's management team will be available for one-on-one meetings with conference attendees. To arrange a meeting with management, please contact Steve O'Loughlin, Actinium's Vice President, Finance and Corporate Development at soloughlin@actiniumpharma.com or request a meeting through the BIO One-on-One Partneringsystem https://www.bio.org/events/bio-ceo-investor-conference/partnering.

About BIO CEO & Investor Conference

Now in its 19th year, the BIO CEO & Investor Conference is one of the largest investor conferences focused on established and emerging publicly traded and select private biotech companies. Because its mission is to support industry-wide success, BIO CEO & Investor Conference presents a broad and unbiased view of investment opportunities. Each year the BIO CEO & Investor Conference provides a neutral forum where institutional investors, industry analysts, and senior biotechnology executives have the opportunity to shape the future investment landscape of the biotechnology industry. The conference features issue-oriented plenary sessions, educational sessions focused on hot therapeutic areas and key business issues, company presentations, one-on-one meetings, and networking opportunities. BIO CEO & Investor Conference therapeutic workshops feature MDs, CSOs and industry analysts discussing the latest information on pipeline innovation for breakthrough therapeutic topics in biopharma. Seasoned industry executives and analysts delve into timely and relevant business models, deal-making and investment trends on our business roundtables.

About Actinium Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

Actinium Pharmaceuticals, Inc. is a biopharmaceutical company developing innovative targeted therapies for patients with cancers lacking effective treatment options. Actinium's proprietary platform utilizes monoclonal antibodies to deliver radioisotopes directly to cells of interest in order to kill those cells safely and effectively. The Company's lead product candidate Iomab-B is designed to be used, upon approval, in preparing patients for a hematopoietic stem cell transplant, commonly referred to as bone marrow transplant. A bone marrow transplant is often the only potential cure for patients with blood-borne cancers but the current standard preparation for a transplant requires chemotherapy and/or total body irradiation that result in significant toxicities. Actinium believes Iomab-B will enable a faster and less toxic preparation of patients seeking a bone marrow transplant, leading to increased transplant success and survival rates. The Company is currently conducting a single pivotal 150-patient, multicenter Phase 3 clinical study of Iomab-B in patients with relapsed or refractory acute myeloid leukemia (AML) age 55 and older. The Company's second product candidate, Actimab-A, is currently in a multicenter open-label, 53-patient Phase 2 trial for patients newly diagnosed with AML age 60 and over. Actimab-A is being developed to induce remissions in elderly patients with AML who lack effective treatment options and often cannot tolerate the toxicities of standard frontline therapies. In addition, Actinium is developing Actimab-M, which is being studied in patients with relapsed or refractory multiple myeloma in a Phase 1 clinical trial. Actinium is also utilizing its alpha-particle immunotherapy (APIT) technology platform to generate new drug candidates based on antibodies linked to the element Actinium-225 that are directed at various cancers that are blood-borne or form solid tumors. Actinium Pharmaceuticals is based in New York, NY. To learn more about Actinium Pharmaceuticals, please visit www.actiniumpharma.com and to follow @ActiniumPharma on Twitter please visit, www.twitter.com/actiniumpharma.

Forward-Looking Statements for Actinium Pharmaceuticals, Inc. 

This news release contains "forward-looking statements" as defined in the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. These statements are based on management's current expectations and involve risks and uncertainties, which may cause actual results to differ materially from those set forth in the statements. The forward-looking statements may include statements regarding product development, product potential, or financial performance. No forward-looking statement can be guaranteed and actual results may differ materially from those projected. Actinium Pharmaceuticals undertakes no obligation to publicly update any forward-looking statement, whether as a result of new information, future events, or otherwise.

Contact:

Actinium Pharmaceuticals, Inc. 
Steve O'Loughlin
Vice President, Finance and Corporate Development
soloughlin@actiniumpharma.com

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