BEDMINSTER, N.J., Nov. 11, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Omthera Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a privately-held emerging specialty pharmaceuticals company, today announced that Jerry Wisler, President and Chief Executive Officer, will present at the Lazard Capital Markets 7th Annual Healthcare Conference at the St. Regis hotel in New York City on November 17, 2010 at 1:15pm Eastern time.
About Omthera Pharmaceuticals, Inc.Founded in 2008, Omthera Pharmaceuticals, Inc. is a privately-held, emerging specialty pharmaceuticals company focusing its efforts on the clinical development of new therapies for dyslipidemia. Led by a team of experts with exceptional experience in developing new therapies for lipid disorders, Omthera is dedicated to developing innovative therapies for the millions of patients who have elevated triglyceride levels and increased risk of cardiovascular disease. The lead product candidate is Epanova, an Omega 3 fatty acid compound preparing to enter Phase III clinical development as a triglyceride-lowering adjunct therapy to diet in patients with very high triglycerides (greater than or equal to 500 mg/dL). Future planned clinical trials for Epanova include patients with high triglycerides (greater than or equal to 200 mg/dL and less than or equal to 500 mg/dL) currently on statin therapy. Omthera holds worldwide rights to Epanova. For more information, please visit www.omthera.com.Media ContactRx Communications Group, LLCEric GoldmanVice President, Public Relations917firstname.lastname@example.org
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