ROCKVILLE, Md., Feb. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Synthetic Biologics, Inc. (NYSE MKT: SYN), a developer of synthetic biologics and innovative medicines for serious infections and diseases, announced today that its Chief Executive Officer, Jeffrey Riley, will present at the 2013 BIO CEO & Investor Conference. The conference will be held February 11-12, 2013 at the Waldorf-Astoria Hotel in New York City. Mr. Riley is scheduled to present on Tuesday, February 12, 2013 at 11:00 a.m. (Eastern Time).
A live webcast of Synthetic Biologics' presentation can be accessed by logging onto the web at http://www.veracast.com/webcasts/bio/ceoinvestor2013/06212103.cfm. After the presentation, a replay will be archived and accessible for 30 days at the same website.
Mr. Riley, as well as Synthetic Biologics' CFO, C. Evan Ballantyne, and its EVP, Research & Development, John Monahan, Ph.D., will be available to participate in one-on-one meetings with investors who are registered to attend the conference.
About Synthetic Biologics, Inc.
Synthetic Biologics is a biotechnology company focused on the development of product candidates for serious infections and diseases. Synthetic Biologics is developing a biologic for the prevention of C. difficile infection, and a series of monoclonal antibodies for the treatment of serious infectious diseases, including pertussis and Acinetobacter. The Company is also developing a synthetic DNA-based therapy for the treatment of pulmonary arterial hypertension. In addition, the Company is developing a drug candidate for the treatment of relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis (MS) and cognitive dysfunction in MS, and is designing a clinical development pathway for the treatment of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis. For more information, please visit Synthetic Biologics' website at www.syntheticbiologics.com.
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