TetraLogic Pharmaceuticals Announces Clinical Data on Birinapant to be Presented at the 56th Annual American Society of Hematology Annual Meeting

MALVERN, Pa., Dec. 4, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- TetraLogic Pharmaceuticals Corporation (Nasdaq:TLOG) today announced that two abstracts related to clinical data on birinapant will be presented at the 56th Annual American Society of Hematology meeting to be held in San Francisco from December 6-9, 2014.

The date and time of the poster presentations are as follows:

Date & Time: Sunday, December 7, 2014; 6:00p.m.-8:00p.m.
Session: 637. Myelodysplastic Syndromes-Clinical Studies: Poster II
Presentation Title: A Phase 1b/2a Study of Birinapant in Combination with 5-Azacitadine in Patients with Myelodysplastic Syndrome Who Are Naïve, Refractory to or Have Relapsed on 5-Azacitadine: a Preliminary Analysis
Abstract #: 3263
Location: West Building, Level 1 (Moscone Center)
Date & Time: Monday, December 8, 2014; 6:00p.m.-8:00p.m.
Session: 616. Acute Myeloid Leukemia; Novel Therapy, excluding Transplantation: Poster III
Presentation Title: A Phase I Study Using Single Agent Birinapant in Patients with Relapsed Myelodysplastic Syndrome and Acute Myelogenous Leukemia
Abstract #: 3758
Location: North Building, Hall E (Moscone Center)

About TetraLogic Pharmaceuticals Corporation

TetraLogic is a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on discovering and developing novel small molecule therapeutics in oncology and infectious diseases. TetraLogic has two clinical-stage product candidates in development: birinapant and SHAPE. Birinapant is currently being tested in Phase 1 and Phase 2 clinical trials for hematological malignancies and solid tumors, and is also being tested in a Phase 1b/2a clinical trial in hepatitis B. SHAPE is entering a Phase 2 clinical trial for early-stage Cutaneous T-cell Lymphoma.

Forward Looking Statements

Some of the statements in this release are forward looking statements within the meaning of Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933, Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 and the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995, which involve risks and uncertainties. These statements relate to future events or TetraLogic's pre-clinical and clinical development of birinapant, SHAPE and other clinical programs, future expectations, plans and prospects. Although TetraLogic believes that the expectations reflected in such forward-looking statements are reasonable as of the date made, expectations may prove to have been materially different from the results expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements. TetraLogic has attempted to identify forward looking statements by terminology including ''believes,'' ''estimates,'' ''anticipates,'' ''expects,'' ''plans,'' ''projects,'' ''intends,'' ''potential,'' ''may,'' ''could,'' ''might,'' ''will,'' ''should,'' ''approximately'' or other words that convey uncertainty of future events or outcomes to identify these forward-looking statements. These statements are only predictions and involve known and unknown risks, uncertainties, and other factors, including those discussed under the heading "Risk Factors" in our Annual Report on Form 10-K filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) on March 19, 2014 and in our form 10-Q filed with the SEC on November 5, 2014. Any forward-looking statements contained in this release speak only as of its date. We undertake no obligation to update any forward-looking statements contained in this release to reflect events or circumstances occurring after its date or to reflect the occurrence of unanticipated events.

CONTACT: Company Contact: Pete A. Meyers Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer TetraLogic Pharmaceuticals Corporation (610) 889-9900, x103 pete.meyers@tlog.com Investor Relations Contact: Ami Bavishi Burns McClellan, Inc. (212) 213-0006 abavishi@burnsmc.com

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