WALTHAM, Mass., May 31, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Chiasma, Inc. (NASDAQ:CHMA), a biopharmaceutical company developing an investigational new drug, Mycapssa™ (octreotide) capsules, for the potential maintenance therapy of adult patients with the orphan disease acromegaly, today announced that its President and Chief Executive Officer Mark Leuchtenberger will provide a corporate overview at the Jefferies Global Healthcare Conference in New York City at 1:30 p.m. ET on Tuesday, June 7, 2016.
A live audio webcast of the presentation can be accessed by visiting the News & Investors section of Chiasma’s website at www.ChiasmaPharma.com, and an archive will be available for 30 days after the presentation.
Chiasma is dedicated to improving the lives of patients who face challenges associated with their existing treatments for rare and serious chronic diseases. Employing its Transient Permeability Enhancer (TPE®) technology platform, Chiasma seeks to develop oral medications that are currently available only as injections. The company is conducting an international Phase 3 clinical trial of octreotide capsules (conditionally trade-named “Mycapssa”) for the maintenance treatment of adult acromegaly patients to support a potential submission of a Marketing Authorization Application to the European Medicines Agency. Chiasma received a Complete Response Letter (CRL) from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on April 15, 2016 regarding its New Drug Application (NDA) for Mycapssa in the United States. Chiasma is headquartered in the United States with a wholly owned subsidiary in Israel. Mycapssa and TPE are trademarks of Chiasma.
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