PHILADELPHIA, Jan. 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Echo Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ: ECTE), a company developing its needle-free Symphony® tCGM System as a non-invasive, wireless, transdermal continuous glucose monitoring system, today announced that Patrick T. Mooney, M.D., Chairman and CEO of Echo Therapeutics will present at "NINE", Noble Financial Capital Markets' Ninth Annual Equity Conference.
Dr. Mooney will make a corporate presentation to prospective corporate partners and investors at 10:00 AM EST on Tuesday, January 22nd. The Company's presentation will be delivered at the Hard Rock Hotel in Hollywood, Florida.
At the time of the presentation, a live audio and high-definition video webcast of Dr. Mooney's presentation and a copy of the presentation materials will be available in the Events section of the company's website at www.echotx.com, or through the Noble Financial websites: www.noblefcm.com or www.nobleresearch.com/NINE/home.htm. Echo recommends registering at least 10 minutes prior to the start of the presentation to ensure timely access. You will require a Microsoft SilverLight viewer (a free download from the presentation link) to participate. The webcast and presentation will also be archived on www.echotx.com for 90 days following the event.
About Echo Therapeutics
Echo Therapeutics is developing the Symphony tCGM System as a non-invasive, wireless, transdermal continuous glucose monitoring system. Our target is patients who could benefit from glucose monitoring in the hospital setting, including critical care. Significant opportunity also exists for patients with diabetes to use Symphony in the outpatient setting. Echo is also developing its needle-free skin preparation component of Symphony, the Prelude® SkinPrep System, as a platform technology to enhance drug delivery of topical pharmaceuticals.
Cautionary Statement Regarding Forward Looking Statements
The statements in this press release that are not historical facts may constitute forward-looking statements that are based on current expectations and are subject to risks and uncertainties that could cause actual future results to differ materially from those expressed or implied by such statements. Those risks and uncertainties include, but are not limited to, risks related to regulatory approvals and the success of Echo's ongoing studies, including the safety and efficacy of Echo's Symphony tCGM System, the failure of future development and preliminary marketing efforts related to Echo's Symphony tCGM and Prelude SkinPrep Systems, Echo's ability to secure additional commercial partnering arrangements, risks and uncertainties relating to Echo's and its partners' ability to develop, market and sell diagnostic and transdermal drug delivery products based on its skin permeation platform technologies, including the Symphony tCGM and Prelude SkinPrep Systems, the availability of substantial additional equity or debt capital to support its research, development and product commercialization activities, and the success of its research, development, regulatory approval, marketing and distribution plans and strategies, including those plans and strategies related to its Symphony tCGM and Prelude SkinPrep Systems. These and other risks and uncertainties are identified and described in more detail in Echo's filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission, including, without limitation, its Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2011, its Quarterly Reports on Form 10-Q, and its Current Reports on Form 8-K. Echo undertakes no obligation to publicly update or revise any forward-looking statements.
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