Tetraphase Pharmaceuticals, Inc. [TTPH] to Ring The NASDAQ Stock Market Closing Bell

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ADVISORY, April 7, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --

What:

In celebration of the one-year anniversary of its initial public offering (IPO), Tetraphase Pharmaceuticals, Inc. [TTPH], a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company using its proprietary chemistry technology to create novel antibiotics for serious and life-threatening multidrug-resistant (MDR) bacterial infections, will visit the NASDAQ MarketSite in Times Square.

In honor of the occasion, Guy Macdonald, President and Chief Executive Officer will ring the Closing Bell.

Where:

NASDAQ MarketSite – 4 Times Square – 43rd & Broadway – Broadcast Studio

When:

Tuesday, April 8, 2014 – 3:45 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. ET

Tetraphase Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Contact:

Jennifer LaVin
(617) 715-3591 (office)
(781) 718-7037 (cell)
jlavin@tphase.com

NASDAQ MarketSite:

Christine Barna
(646) 441-5310
Christine.Barna@nasdaqomx.com

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About Tetraphase Pharmaceuticals, Inc. [TTPH]:

Tetraphase is a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company using its proprietary chemistry technology to create novel antibiotics for serious and life-threatening multidrug-resistant (MDR) bacterial infections, including many of the MDR Gram-negative bacteria highlighted as urgent public health threats by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Tetraphase's lead product candidate, eravacycline, is a fully synthetic tetracycline derivative being developed as a broad-spectrum intravenous and oral antibiotic for use as a first-line empiric monotherapy. The safety and efficacy of eravacycline is currently being studied in the IGNITE program (Investigating Gram-negative Infections Treated with Eravacycline). Two Phase 3 clinical trials are ongoing: IGNITE 1 for the indication of complicated intra-abdominal infections (cIAI) and IGNITE 2 for complicated urinary tract infections (cUTI). Tetraphase has created more than 3,000 novel tetracycline analogs using its technology platform; in addition to eravacycline, Tetraphase has generated multiple preclinical antibiotic candidates that are currently being evaluated for clinical suitability.

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