JERUSALEM, March 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --Oramed Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQCM: ORMP) (http://www.oramed.com), a developer of oral drug delivery systems, announced today that its abstract, titled "Dose response to oral insulin capsules in fasting, healthy subjects," has been selected for a poster presentation at the 73rd Scientific Sessions of the American Diabetes Association, being held on June 21-25, 2013, in Chicago, IL, USA. In addition, the work was selected to be showcased in the Scientific Session's Innovative Oral Agents - Innovative Discoveries Guided Audio Poster Tour, to be held on Monday, June 24, 2013. This 50-min tour presents and provides a moderated discussion of 7-8 posters in efforts to expose meeting attendees to particularly novel or recent developments in the field.
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About Oramed Pharmaceuticals
Oramed Pharmaceuticals is a technology pioneer in the field of oral delivery solutions for drugs and vaccines currently delivered via injection. Established in 2006, Oramed's technology is based on over 30 years of research by top research scientists at Jerusalem's Hadassah Medical Center. Oramed is seeking to revolutionize the treatment of diabetes through its proprietary flagship product, an orally ingestible insulin capsule (ORMD-0801) currently approaching Phase 2 clinical trials under U.S. IND, and with its oral exenatide capsule (ORMD-0901; a GLP-1 analog), currently approaching Phase 2a trials. The company's corporate and R&D headquarters are based in Jerusalem.