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Bio Blast Pharma Ltd. (NASDAQ: ORPN) to Ring The NASDAQ Stock Market Opening Bell

ADVISORY, Sept. 8, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --

What:

Bio Blast Pharma Ltd. (Nasdaq:ORPN), a clinical-stage biotechnology company committed to developing clinically meaningful therapies for patients with rare and ultra-rare genetic diseases, will visit the NASDAQ MarketSite in Times Square.

In honor of the occasion, Dr. Dalia Megiddo, Chief Executive Officer will ring the Opening Bell.

Where:

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

When:

Tuesday, September 9, 2014 – 9:15 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. ET

Bio Blast Pharma Ltd. Media Contact:

Michael Rice
Founding Partner
LifeSci Advisors, LLC
(646) 597-6979
mrice@lifesciadvisors.com

NASDAQ MarketSite:

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

Feed Information:

Fiber Line (Encompass Waterfront): 4463

Gal 3C/06C 95.05 degrees West
18 mhz Lower
DL 3811 Vertical
FEC 3/4
SR 13.235
DR 18.295411
MOD 4:2:0
DVBS QPSK

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Webcast:

A webcast of the NASDAQ Opening Bell will be available at: https://new.livestream.com/nasdaq/live or http://www.nasdaq.com/about/marketsitetowervideo.asx

Photos:

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About Bio Blast Pharma Ltd. (Nasdaq:ORPN):

Bio Blast Pharma is a publicly traded, clinical-stage biotechnology company (Nasdaq:ORPN) committed to developing clinically meaningful therapies for patients with rare and ultra-rare genetic diseases.

Founded in 2012, the company is rapidly building a diverse portfolio of product candidates with the potential to address unmet medical need for incurable rare diseases.

Bio Blast Pharma's therapeutic platforms are based on deep understanding of the disease-causing biological mechanism, and can potentially offer solutions for several diseases that share the same biological pathology.

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Source:The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc.