BETHESDA, Md., Sept. 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Spherix Incorporated (NASDAQ: SPEX) -- an innovator in biotechnology for therapy in diabetes, metabolic syndrome and atherosclerosis, and providers of technical and regulatory consulting services to food, supplement, biotechnology and pharmaceutical companies -- today announced that Dr. Claire Kruger, Chief Executive Officer, and Dr. Robert Lodder, President, will be presenting a corporate overview at the Rodman & Renshaw 13th Annual Healthcare Conference at 3:40 p.m. on September 12, 2011, in Metropolitan West of the Waldorf Astoria in New York. The conference will be held from September 11-13, 2011.
A live audio and archived webcast of Spherix's presentation will be available through the Investor Relations section of the Company's website.
Spherix Incorporated was launched in 1967 as a scientific research company under the name Biospherics Research. The Company now leverages its scientific and technical expertise and experience through its two subsidiaries -- Biospherics Incorporated and Spherix Consulting, Inc. Biospherics is dedicated to developing and licensing/marketing proprietary therapeutic products for treatment of diabetes, metabolic syndrome and atherosclerosis. Biospherics is actively seeking a pharmaceutical partner to continue the development of its Phase 3 compound for the treatment of diabetes, D-tagatose, while exploring new drugs and combinations for treatment of high triglycerides, a risk factor for atherosclerosis, myocardial infarction, and stroke. Spherix's Consulting subsidiary provides scientific and strategic support for suppliers, manufacturers, distributors and retailers of conventional foods, biotechnology-derived foods, medical foods, infant formulas, food ingredients, dietary supplements, food contact substances, pharmaceuticals, med
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