Ohr Pharmaceutical to Present at the 26th Annual ROTH Conference

NEW YORK, March 10, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Ohr Pharmaceutical (Nasdaq:OHRP), a pharmaceutical company focused on the development of novel therapeutics for large unmet medical needs, today announced that Irach Taraporewala, Ph.D., Chief Executive Officer and President, will present a corporate overview and business update at the 26th Annual ROTH Conference, being held at the Ritz Carlton in Dana Point, California from March 9-12, 2014.

Details of the presentation:
Date: Wednesday, March 12, 2014
Time: 12:00pm Pacific Time
Location: Salon 1, Ritz Carlton, Dana Point, CA.

The ROTH Conference is organized by ROTH Capital Partners. For more information, please go to www.roth.com.

About Ohr Pharmaceutical Inc.

Ohr Pharmaceutical Inc. (OHRP) is a pharmaceutical company dedicated to the clinical development of new drugs for underserved therapeutic needs in large and growing markets. The Company is focused on advancing its pipeline products currently in phase II clinical development: Squalamine Eye Drops for the treatment of the wet form of age-related macular degeneration, and OHR/AVR118 for the treatment of cancer cachexia. Additional information on the company can be found at www.ohrpharmaceutical.com.

Safe Harbor Statement under the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995: 
This news release contains forward-looking statements within the meaning of the "safe harbor" provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. These forward-looking statements are made only as the date thereof, and Ohr Pharmaceutical undertakes no obligation to update or revise the forward-looking statement whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise. Our actual results may differ materially and adversely from those expressed in any forward-looking statements as a result of various factors and uncertainties, including the future success of our scientific studies, our ability to successfully develop products, rapid technological change in our markets, changes in demand for our future products, legislative, regulatory and competitive developments, the financial resources available to us, and general economic conditions. Shareholders and prospective investors are cautioned that no assurance of the efficacy of pharmaceutical products can be claimed or assured until final testing; and no assurance or warranty can be made that the FDA or Health Canada will approve final testing or marketing of any pharmaceutical product. Ohr's most recent Annual Report and subsequent Quarterly Reports discuss some of the important risk factors that may affect our business, results of operations and financial condition. We disclaim any intent to revise or update publicly any forward-looking statements for any reason.

CONTACT: Ohr Pharmaceutical Inc. Investor Relations (877) 215-4813 ir@ohrpharmaceutical.com LifeSci Advisors, LLC Michael Rice 646-597-6987 mrice@lifesciadvisors.comSource:Ohr Pharmaceutical, Inc.