Oramed Pharmaceuticals was Chosen to Present Results of a GLP-1 Analog Oral Administration Study at the Diabetes Technology Society's Ninth Annual Meeting (November 5-7, 2009; San Francisco, CA)

JERUSALEM, October 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Oramed Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (OTCBB: ORMP.OB; http://www.oramed.com), a developer of oral drug delivery systems, announced today that its poster entitled "A novel GLP-1 analog delivered orally reduces postprandial glucose excursions in a porcine model," has been accepted for presentation at the Diabetes Technology Society's Ninth Annual Meeting in San Francisco, California between November 5-7, 2009.

"The selection of Oramed as one of the companies to present at the Diabetes Technology Conference is a wonderful opportunity for us to demonstrate our technology to the world's leading diabetes scientists," said Nadav Kidron, Oramed CEO.

Oramed's abstract will be presented on Thursday November 5, 2009, at 5:30 PM. The poster will be available for viewing throughout the conference.

For more information about the Diabetes Technology Society's Ninth Annual Meeting, please visit http://www.diabetestechnology.org/

For more information about Oramed Pharmaceuticals, please visit http://www.oramed.com

About Oramed Pharmaceuticals

Oramed Pharmaceuticals is a technology pioneer in the field of oral delivery solutions for drugs and vaccines presently delivered via injection. Oramed is seeking to revolutionize the treatment of diabetes through its patented flagship product, an orally ingestible insulin capsule currently in phase 2 clinical trials. Established in 2006, Oramed's technology is based on over 25 years of research by top research scientists at Jerusalem's Hadassah Medical Center. The Company's corporate and R&D headquarters are based in Jerusalem.

For more information, please visit http://www.oramed.com

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    Company Contact:

    Oramed Pharmaceuticals
    Tara Horn
    Cell: +972-54-334-318
    Office: +972-2-566-0001
    Email: tara@oramed.com


SOURCE Oramed Pharmaceuticals Inc.



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