NEW YORK, Oct. 11, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Ohr Pharmaceutical, Inc. (Nasdaq:OHRP), an ophthalmology research and development company, today announced that the company has been selected to present at the 2016 Ophthalmology Innovation Summit (OIS) at the American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO) Annual Meeting being held in Chicago, Illinois, on Thursday, October 13, 2016. Dr. Jason Slakter, Chief Executive Officer of Ohr, will be making the presentation.
|Presentation Details (Posterior Segment Company Showcase)|
|Date:||Thursday, October 13, 2016|
|Time:||12:10pm Central Time|
|Location:||Hyatt Regency, 151 East Wacker Drive, Chicago IL|
About the Ophthalmology Innovation Summit
The Ophthalmology Innovation Summit was created to facilitate meaningful interactions and business partnerships between physicians, entrepreneurs, investors, and industry executives who are driving ophthalmic innovation. OIS addresses key issues – both hurdles and opportunities – while showcasing the most promising ophthalmic companies. For more information, please go to http://ois.net/ois-aao-2016/.
About Ohr Pharmaceutical, Inc.
Ohr Pharmaceutical, Inc. (Nasdaq:OHRP) is an ophthalmology research and development company. The company's lead drug candidate, Squalamine lactate ophthalmic solution, 0.2% (also known as OHR-102), is currently being evaluated in combination with anti-VEGF injections in a Phase 3 clinical program for the treatment of the wet form of age-related macular degeneration. In addition, Ohr has a sustained release micro fabricated micro-particle ocular drug delivery platform with several preclinical drug product candidates in development for glaucoma, steroid-induced glaucoma, ocular allergies, and protein drug delivery. Additional information on the company may be found at www.ohrpharmaceutical.com.
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