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Synvista Therapeutics to Present at the Roth 20th Annual OC Growth Stock Conference
Date:2/15/2008

- Webcast on February 21st at 12:00 p.m. Pacific Time -

MONTVALE, N.J., Feb. 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Synvista Therapeutics, Inc. (Amex: SYI) announced today that Noah Berkowitz, M.D., Ph.D., President and Chief Executive Officer of Synvista will present at the Roth 20th Annual OC Growth Stock Conference on Thursday, February 21, 2008 at 12:00 p.m. Pacific time (3:00 p.m. Eastern time) at the Ritz Carlton Hotel in Laguna Niguel, California. The conference is being held from February 19-21, 2008.

Dr. Berkowitz will give an overview of the company's planned and/or ongoing Phase 2 initiatives for ALT-2074 in cardiovascular diseases and psoriasis, and alagebrium in heart failure and diabetic nephropathy. He will also provide an update of recent milestones.

The presentation will be available to the general public via a live webcast by Roth at http://www.roth.com. The presentation will be simultaneously webcast and can be viewed live on the investor relations section of the Company's website at http://www.synvista.com. Participants are encouraged to log on to the webcast approximately 5 to 10 minutes prior to the start of the presentation. It will be archived there after the event.

Note: Synvista is available for one-on-one meetings on February 20th and 21st. Please contact Jeff Kelley of Lippert/Heilshorn & Associates at 310-691-7100 or jkelley@LHAI.com, to reserve a meeting time.

About Synvista Therapeutics

Synvista Therapeutics is a biopharmaceutical company developing small molecule drugs to treat and prevent cardiovascular disease and to treat nephropathy in people with diabetes. The Company has identified several product candidates that it believes represent novel approaches to some of the largest pharmaceutical markets. The Company's portfolio includes orally bioavailable, organoselenium mimics of glutathione peroxidase. These compounds metabolize lipid peroxides and have the potential to limit myocardial damage subsequent to a myocardial infarction. The Company is developing a clinical diagnostic test, based on cardiovascular risk assessment using Haptoglobin characterization, to identify patients at high risk for cardiovascular complications of diabetes.

Synvista Therapeutics also is developing alagebrium, a proposed breaker of AGEs for the treatment of diastolic heart failure. This disease represents a rapidly growing market of unmet medical need, particularly common among diabetic patients. Alagebrium has demonstrated relevant clinical activity in two Phase 2 clinical trials in heart failure, as well as in animal models of heart failure and nephropathy, among others. Alagebrium has been tested in approximately 1,000 patients in multiple Phase 1 and Phase 2 clinical trials, allowing Synvista Therapeutics to assemble a sizeable human safety database. For more information, please visit the Company's website at http://www.synvista.com.

Any statements contained in this press release that relate to future plans, events or performance are forward-looking statements that involve risks and uncertainties including, but not limited to, the risks associated with the events described in this press release, future clinical development of Synvista Therapeutics' product candidates, and other risks identified in Synvista Therapeutics' filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Further information on risks faced by Synvista are detailed under the caption "Risk Factors" in Synvista Therapeutics' Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2006. These filings are available on a website maintained by the Securities and Exchange Commission at http://www.sec.gov. The information contained in this press release is accurate as of the date indicated. Actual results, events or performance may differ materially. Synvista Therapeutics undertakes no obligation to publicly release the result of any revision to these forward-looking statements that may be made to reflect events or circumstances after the date hereof or to reflect the occurrence of unanticipated events.


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