PT. RICHMOND, Calif., Feb. 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Transcept Pharmaceuticals, Inc. announced today that Glenn A. Oclassen, President & Chief Executive Officer, is scheduled to present at the 11th Annual BIO CEO & Investor Conference in New York City on Monday, February 9, 2009 at 9:30 AM Eastern Time.
An audio webcast of the presentation will be available at http://www.transcept.com. The replay of the presentation will be available for 30 days.
About Transcept Pharmaceuticals (TSPT)
Transcept Pharmaceuticals is a specialty pharmaceutical company focused on the development and commercialization of proprietary products that address important therapeutic needs in the fields of psychiatry and sleep medicine. On February 2, 2009, Transcept completed a merger with Novacea, Inc. As part of the transaction, Novacea changed its name to "Transcept Pharmaceuticals, Inc." and its NASDAQ ticker symbol to "TSPT." The combined company resources resulting from the merger are expected to enable Transcept to successfully commercialize its lead product candidate, Intermezzo(R). If approved, Intermezzo(R) is positioned to be the first commercially available sleep aid specifically for use in the middle of the night when patients awaken and have difficulty returning to sleep. Intermezzo(R) Phase 3 clinical trials have been completed and, on September 30, 2008, Transcept submitted a New Drug Application (NDA) for Intermezzo(R) to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) which was accepted for filing on December 15, 2008. The FDA has assigned a PDUFA date of July 30, 2009 to the Intermezzo(R) NDA.
For further information, please visit the company's website at: http://www.transcept.com.
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