Ampio Hosts Investor Call to Discuss Updates on Ampion™ and Optina™ (Audio Available)

ENGLEWOOD, Colo., July 17, 2015 — Ampio Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NYSE MKT: AMPE) held a conference call on Thursday, July 16, 2015 to discuss updates on its two pipeline products, AmpionTM and OptinaTM.

Audio of the conference call is available on the Ampio website: http://ampiopharma.com/investors/presentations-media/

About Ampio Pharmaceuticals
Ampio Pharmaceuticals, Inc. is a development stage biopharmaceutical company primarily focused on the development of therapies to treat prevalent inflammatory conditions for which there are limited treatment options. We are developing compounds that decrease inflammation by (i) inhibiting specific pro-inflammatory compounds by affecting specific pathways at the protein expression and at the transcription level; (ii) activating specific phosphatase or depletion of the available phosphate needed for the inflammation process; and (iii) decreasing vascular permeability.

Forward Looking Statements
Ampio’s statements in this press release that are not historical fact and that relate to future plans or events are forward-looking statements within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Forward-looking statements can be identified by use of words such as “believe,” “expect,” “plan,” “anticipate,” and similar expressions. These forward-looking statements include risks associated with clinical trials, expected results, regulatory approvals, and changes in business conditions and similar events. The risks and uncertainties involved include those detailed from time to time in Ampio’s filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission, including without limitation, under Ampio’s Annual Report on Form 10-K and Quarterly Reports on Form 10-Q. Ampio undertakes no obligation to revise or update these forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise.

Investor Contact
Gregory A. Gould
Ampio Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
Direct: (720) 437-6513
Email: ggould@ampiopharma.com

Media Contact
Sarah Johnson
FleishmanHillard
Direct: (415) 318-4237
Email: sarah.johnson@fleishman.com