JERUSALEM, June 15, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Oramed Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (OTCBB: ORMP) (http://www.oramed.com), a developer of alternative drug delivery systems, announced today that results of two of its clinical trials will be presented by Chief Scientific Officer Dr. Miriam Kidron, at the forthcoming 70th Annual Scientific Sessions of the American Diabetes Association, to be held in Orlando, Florida. The first abstract, entitled "Oral Insulin: Type I Diabetes (T1DM) Patient Response Upon Preprandial Administration" examines exposure of Type 1 diabetes patients to Oramed's oral insulin. The second abstract, entitled "A Single-Blind, Two-period Study to Assess the Safety and Pharmacodynamics of an Orally Delivered GLP-1 Analog (Exenatide) in Healthy Subjects" details a first-in-human study with Oramed's oral GLP-1 Analog.
The posters will be presented on June 28, 2010 at 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM in the Poster Hall. The posters will also be printed in the Scientific Sessions Abstract book which is the June 2010 supplement for the Journal Diabetes. The posters will be displayed throughout the conference for viewing in the Poster Hall.
The poster entitled "Oral Insulin: Type I Diabetes (T1DM) Patient Response Upon Preprandial Administration" will be featured in a guided tour in the Poster Hall. The tour title is "Innovations in Novel Insulin Preparations" and is scheduled for Monday June 28 at 12:00-1:00 PM.
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 performed by top research scientists at Jerusalem's Hadassah Medical Center. The Company's corporate and R&D headquarters are based in Jerusalem.
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