Bio Blast Pharma to Present Corporate Overview at the Oppenheimer & Co. 25th Annual Healthcare Conference

TEL AVIV, Israel, Dec. 2, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- 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, announced today that Dr. Dalia Megiddo, Chief Executive Officer, will present a corporate overview and business update at the Oppenheimer & Co., Inc.'s 25th Annual Healthcare Conference, being held at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in New York City on December 10-11, 2014.

Details of the presentation:

Date: Thursday, December 11th
Time: 8:00am Eastern
Webcast: http://www.veracast.com/webcasts/opco/healthcare2014/16201178611.cfm

About Bio Blast Pharma Ltd.

Bio Blast Pharma is a clinical-stage biotechnology company committed to developing clinically meaningful therapies for patients with rare and ultra-rare genetic diseases. The Company is rapidly building a diverse portfolio of product candidates with the potential to address unmet medical needs for incurable diseases. The Bio Blast platforms are based on deep understanding of the disease-causing biological processes, and potentially offer solutions for several diseases that share the same biological pathology. Bio Blast was founded in 2012 and is traded on the NASDAQ under the symbol "ORPN". For more information please visit the Company's website, www.bioblast-pharma.com, the content of which is not incorporated herein by reference.

Forward Looking Statements

This press release may contain forward-looking statements within the meaning of the "safe harbor" provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995 and other Federal securities laws. For example, we are using forward looking statements when we discuss building and advancing our portfolio of drug candidates with the potential to address unmet medical needs for incurable diseases, or that our platforms potentially offer solutions for several diseases that share the same biological pathology. In addition, historic results of scientific research and clinical and preclinical trials do not guarantee that the conclusions of future research or trials would not suggest different conclusions or that historic results referred to in this press release would not be interpreted differently in light of additional research and clinical and preclinical trials results. Because such statements deal with future events and are based on Bio Blast Pharma Ltd.'s current expectations, they are subject to various risks and uncertainties and actual results, performance or achievements of Bio Blast Pharma could differ materially from those described in or implied by the statements in this press release, including those discussed under the heading "Risk Factors" in Bio Blast Pharma's registration statement on Form F-1 filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission ("SEC") and in any subsequent filings with the SEC. Except as otherwise required by law, Bio Blast Pharma disclaims any intention or obligation to update or revise any forward-looking statements, which speak only as of the date hereof, whether as a result of new information, future events or circumstances or otherwise.

CONTACT: U.S. Investor Contact: Andrew McDonald Founding Partner LifeSci Advisors, LLC Andrew@LifeSciAdvisors.com (646) 597-6987Source: BioBlast Pharma