SCYNEXIS, Inc. to Present at JMP Securities Healthcare Conference

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C., June 18, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Drug discovery and development company SCYNEXIS, Inc. (Nasdaq:SCYX) today announced that Yves J. Ribeill, Ph.D., SCYNEXIS' President and Chief Executive Officer, will present at the 9th Annual JMP Securities Healthcare Conference at the Westin Grand Central Hotel in New York City on Tuesday, June 24, 2014, at 3:00 p.m. ET.

A live webcast will be available on the investors section of the Company's website: www.scynexis.com. A replay of the presentation will be available approximately two hours after the event and will be available for two weeks following the presentation.

About SCYNEXIS, Inc.

SCYNEXIS is a pharmaceutical company committed to the discovery, development and commercialization of novel anti-infectives to address significant unmet therapeutic needs. We are developing our lead product candidate, SCY-078, as an oral and intravenous (IV) drug for the treatment of serious and life-threatening invasive fungal infections in humans. For more information, visit www.scynexis.com.

CONTACT: Company Chuck Osborne Chief Financial Officer Tel: 919-544-8600 E-mail: chuck.osborne@scynexis.com Investor/Media Relations Heather Savelle MacDougall Biomedical Communications Tel: 781-235-3060 E-mail: hsavelle@macbiocom.comSource:SCYNEXIS, Inc.