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SOURCE Oramed Pharmaceuticals Inc.
JERUSALEM, May 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --
Oramed Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQCM: ORMP) (http://www.oramed.com), a clinical-stage pharmaceutical company focused on the development of oral drug delivery systems, announced today that a poster on the Company's orally ingestible insulin capsule, ORMD-0801, will be presented at the Yale Diabetes Symposium on Wednesday, May 14, 2014.
Yale Diabetes Symposium
Date: May 14, 2014
Presenter: Ehud Arbit, MD, Director of Research & Development, Oramed Pharmaceuticals
Poster Title: Oral Insulin Capsules: A Snapshot in Time
Location: Yale University West Campus, West Haven, CT
The poster will include data from previously announced clinical trials in type 1 and type 2 diabetes patients. The poster will be available on Oramed's website from the day of the symposium at http://oramed.com/index.php?page=13.
About the Yale Diabetes Symposium
The Yale Diabetes Symposium is a Pan-Connecticut Symposium dedicated to "Innovative Approaches to Diabetes Research and Therapies," co-sponsored by Yale University and the University of Connecticut, in cooperation with The Jackson Laboratory, and in coordination with the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation International.
About Oramed Pharmaceuticals
Oramed Pharmaceuticals is a technology pioneer in the field of oral delivery solutions for drugs and vaccines currently delivered via injection. Established in 2006, Oramed's Protein Oral Delivery (PODTM) technology is based on over 30 years of research by top research scientists at Jerusalem's Hadassah Medical Center. Oramed is seeking to revolutionize the treatment of diabetes through its proprietary flagship product, an orally ingestible insulin capsule (ORMD-0801) currently in separate Phase II clinical trials in patients with both type 1 and type 2 diabetes under an Investigational New Drug application with the U.S. FDA, and with its oral GLP-1 analog capsule (ORMD-0901) entering IND-enabling studies later this year.
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