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Auris Medical to Host Key Opinion Leader Meeting on Tinnitus Treatments on March 13 in New York City

ZUG, Switzerland, March 11, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Auris Medical Holding AG (NASDAQ: EARS), a clinical-stage company dedicated to developing therapeutics that address important unmet medical needs in otolaryngology, today announced that it will host a Key Opinion Leader breakfast focused on current advances in tinnitus treatments. The event and live webcast will take place on Friday, March 13 from 8:00am-9:30am Eastern Time in New York City.

The meeting will feature a live testimonial from a patient diagnosed with tinnitus, followed by a keynote presentation by Michael D. Seidman, MD, who will discuss recent emerging therapies for tinnitus. Members of the Auris Medical executive management team will provide an overview of the Company's technology and ongoing clinical development work with AM-101 for the treatment of acute inner ear (peripheral) tinnitus.

The event is intended for institutional investors and sell-side analysts. To reserve a place, please contact Veronica Molina at 212-915-2567 or via e-mail at vmolina@lifesciadvisors.com. A live webcast and subsequent replay of the event will also be available at http://lifesci.rampard.com/20150313/reg.jsp, and will be accessible through the Investors section of the Company's website at http://www.aurismedical.com.

Michael D. Seidman, MD, FACS is an internationally recognized tinnitus and inner-ear specialist. He is currently the Director of Research, Medical Director of the Center for Integrative Medicine and Medical Director of Wellness at the Henry Ford Health System. Dr. Seidman is considered an expert on the molecular basis of aging, noise induced hearing loss and tinnitus. He currently sits on the Board of Directors for the American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery (AAO-HNS). He is Co-Editor for the International Tinnitus Journal and is on the Editorial Review Board for eight major otolaryngology (ENT) journals and has more than 100 major publications. He has been an investigator in several clinical trials, including one with AM-101. He was awarded by the AAO-HNS with the Clinical Practitioner Excellence Award, which is given to one otolaryngologist each year.

About Auris Medical

Auris Medical is a Swiss biopharmaceutical company dedicated to developing therapeutics that address important unmet medical needs in otolaryngology. The Company is currently focusing on the development of treatments for acute inner ear tinnitus (AM-101) and for acute inner ear hearing loss (AM-111) by way of intratympanic injection with biocompatible gel formulations. In addition, Auris Medical is pursuing early-stage research and development projects. The Company was founded in 2003 and is headquartered in Zug, Switzerland. The shares of Auris Medical Holding AG trade on the NASDAQ Global Market under the symbol "EARS".

Forward-looking Statements

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Contact: Dr. Thomas Meyer, Chairman and CEO, +41 41 729 71 94, ear@aurismedical.com

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