Synergy Pharmaceuticals Files IND for SP-333, a Developmental Drug for Gastrointestinal Diseases  
9/12/2012 9:56:42 AM

NEW YORK, Sept. 12, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Synergy Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq:SGYP), a developer of new drugs to treat gastrointestinal (GI) disorders and diseases, announced today that an Investigational New Drug (IND) application was submitted on September 7, 2012 for clinical evaluation of SP-333 to treat inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). SP-333 is a second-generation guanylate cyclase-C (GC-C) agonist with the potential to treat GI disorders and diseases.