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Alcobra Ltd. to Ring the NASDAQ Stock Market Opening Bell on Thursday, June 6th

TEL AVIV, Israel, June 3, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Alcobra Ltd. (Nasdaq:ADHD), an emerging biopharmaceutical company primarily focused on the development and commercialization of a proprietary drug, MG01CI, to treat Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder ("ADHD"), is scheduled to ring the Opening Bell at the NASDAQ MarketSite in New York on Thursday, June 6, 2013, at 9:30 a.m. EDT to celebrate the Company's initial public offering on May 21st.

"We are honored to ring the Opening Bell at NASDAQ, one of the world's most prestigious stock exchanges, to celebrate the closing of our IPO," said Dr. Yaron Daniely, President & Chief Executive Officer of Alcobra. "With the capital we raised from our IPO we are able to move forward with our Phase III clinical trial for our proprietary drug, MG01CI, as a treatment for ADHD in adults, as well as studies for other indications."

Also, the Company has rescheduled its presentation at the Jefferies 2013 Global Healthcare Conference in New York. Dr. Daniely is now scheduled to present at 12:30 p.m. EDT on Thursday, June 6, 2013. The presentation will be broadcast over the Internet as a "live" listen only Webcast. To listen, please go to: http://www.alcobra-pharma.com/events.cfm. An archive of the event will also be available for those unable to listen live.

About Alcobra Ltd.

Alcobra Ltd. is an emerging biopharmaceutical company primarily focused on the development and commercialization of a proprietary drug, MG01CI, to treat Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder. MG01CI has completed Phase II studies to treat Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder in adults. The Company was founded in 2008 and is headquartered in Tel Aviv, Israel. For more information about Alcobra, please visit www.alcobra-pharma.com.

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CONTACT: U.S. Investor Contacts: KCSA Strategic Communications Jeffrey Goldberger / Garth Russell +1 212.896.1249 / +1 212.896.1250 jgoldberger@kcsa.com / grussell@kcsa.com Israel Investor Contact: Investor Relations Ltd. Moran Meir-Beres +011972-3-5167620 moran@km-ir.co.ilSource:Alcobra Ltd.