LYNBROOK, N.Y., Feb. 1, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- BioSpecifics Technologies Corp. (NASDAQ: BSTC), a biopharmaceutical company that originated and continues to develop collagenase based-therapies with a first in class collagenase-based product marketed as XIAFLEX® (collagenase clostridium histolyticum or CCH) in the U.S. and Xiapex® in Europe, announced today that BioSpecifics' President, Tom Wegman, will present a corporate overview at the upcoming 2016 BIO CEO & Investor Conference on Monday, February 8, 2016 at 11:00 a.m. ET in New York, NY.
A live webcast of the presentation can be accessed under "Events and Presentation" in the Investors section of the Company's website at www.biospecifics.com or at https://www.veracast.com/webcasts/bio/ceoinvestor2016/33113462134.cfm
About BioSpecifics Technologies Corp.
BioSpecifics Technologies Corp. is a biopharmaceutical company that has developed injectable collagenase for twelve clinical indications to date. Injectable collagenase is approved for marketing as XIAFLEX® (collagenase clostridium histolyticum or CCH) in the U.S. for the treatment of adult Dupuytren's contracture patients with up to two palpable cords in the same palm and for Peyronie's disease in men with a palpable plaque and a curvature deformity of 30 degrees or greater at the start of therapy. XIAFLEX is marketed in the U.S. by BioSpecifics' partner, Endo International plc (Endo). Endo has the following partnerships outside the U.S. for XIAFLEX in Dupuytren's contracture and Peyronie's disease; Swedish Orphan Biovitrum AB has marketing rights for Xiapex® (the EU tradename for CCH) in 71 Eurasian and African countries, Actelion Pharmaceuticals Ltd. has marketing rights in Canada and Australia and Asahi Kasei Pharma Corporation has marketing rights in Japan. XIAFLEX is in clinical development for the treatment of several additional promising indications. Endo is managing the clinical development of XIAFLEX for cellulite, adhesive capsulitis, canine lipoma, lateral hip fat and plantar fibromatosis. BioSpecifics is currently managing the clinical development of CCH for the treatment of human lipoma and development for uterine fibroids. For more information, please visit www.biospecifics.com.
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