JERUSALEM, June 6, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Oramed Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ: ORMP) (http://www.oramed.com), a clinical-stage pharmaceutical company focused on the development of oral drug delivery systems, announced today that a scientific abstract summarizing the recent Phase IIb study of its orally ingestible insulin capsule, ORMD-0801, will be presented in a poster at the ADA 77th Scientific Sessions on June 9-13, 2017 in San Diego. The poster will be presented by Oramed’s Chief Scientific Officer, Dr. Miriam Kidron.
The American Diabetes Association 77th Scientific Sessions
Poster title: The Glucose–Reducing Effect of Oral Insulin (ORMD-0801) versus Placebo Treatment in T2DM Patients
Date: June 9-13, 2017
Location: San Diego Convention Center San Diego, CA
About the American Diabetes Association (ADA) Scientific Sessions
The American Diabetes Association's Scientific Sessions offers researchers and health care professionals from around the world the unique opportunity to share ideas and learn about the significant advances in diabetes research, treatment, and care. Some 15,000 people are expected to attend. https://professional.diabetes.org/meeting/scientific-sessions/77th-scientific-sessions
About Oramed Pharmaceuticals
Oramed Pharmaceuticals is a platform technology pioneer in the field of oral delivery solutions for drugs currently delivered via injection. Established in 2006, Oramed's Protein Oral Delivery (PODTM) technology is based on over 30 years of research by 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). The Company completed multiple Phase II clinical trials under an Investigational New Drug application with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. In addition, Oramed is developing an oral GLP-1 analog capsule (ORMD-0901).
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