LYNBROOK, N.Y., Nov. 16, 2015 /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 Stifel 2015 Healthcare Conference.
The presentation will take place on Wednesday, November 18, 2015 at 3:00 p.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 http://www.veracast.com/webcasts/stifel/healthcare2015/40210415907.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), following the acquisition of Auxilium Pharmaceuticals, Inc. by 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. CCH is in clinical development for the treatment of several additional promising indications. Endo is managing the clinical development of CCH for frozen shoulder syndrome and cellulite as well as development in canine lipoma. BioSpecifics is currently managing the clinical development of CCH for the treatment of human lipoma and preclinical development for uterine fibroids. For more information, please visit www.biospecifics.com.
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