BioSpecifics Technologies Corp. to Present at Jefferies 2012 Global Healthcare Conference
LYNBROOK, N.Y., June 4, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- BioSpecifics Technologies Corp. (NASDAQ: BSTC), a biopharmaceutical company developing first in class collagenase-based products marketed as XIAFLEX® in the U.S. and XIAPEX® in Eurasia, today announced that BioSpecifics' President, Tom Wegman, will present at the upcoming Jefferies 2012 Global Healthcare Conference at 3:00 p.m. EDT on Thursday, June 7, 2012 in New York, NY.
The live webcast of this presentation can be accessed under "Calendar of Events" in the Investor Relations section of the Company's website at www.biospecifics.com or at the link http://wsw.com/webcast/jeff68/bstc/.
About BioSpecifics Technologies Corp.
BioSpecifics Technologies Corp. is a biopharmaceutical company that has developed injectable collagenase for twelve clinical indications. Today, injectable collagenase, registered as XIAFLEX®, is marketed in the U.S. for the treatment of Dupuytren's contracture in adults with a palpable cord by the Company's partner Auxilium Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Auxilium) and is marketed in Europe under the trademark XIAPEX® by Pfizer Ltd. (Pfizer). XIAFLEX will be tested in the clinic for six promising indications during 2012: Auxilium is developing XIAFLEX for the treatment of Peyronie's disease and they have announced positive top-line results for the recently completed Phase III clinical trials. Auxilium is also developing XIAFLEX for frozen shoulder (adhesive capsulitis) and cellulite, which are in Phase II and Phase I, respectively. Auxilium is also conducting a Phase IIIb trial of XIAFLEX for Dupuytren's contracture patients with multiple palpable cords. BioSpecifics is developing XIAFLEX for human and canine lipomas. Pfizer has development and commercialization rights for XIAPEX for Dupuytren's contracture and Peyronie's disease in the 27 European Union member countries and 19 other European and Eurasian countries. Asahi Kasei Pharma Corporation has development and commercialization rights for XIAFLEX for the same two indications in Japan, and Actelion Pharmaceuticals has development and commercialization rights for XIAFLEX for these two indications in Canada, Australia, Brazil and Mexico. More information about the Company may be found on its website at www.biospecifics.com.
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