JERUSALEM, June 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Oramed Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (OTCBB: ORMP.OB) (http://www.oramed.com), a developer of oral delivery systems, announced today that it has been selected to display its abstract, entitled Pharmacokinetics (PK) and Pharmacodynamics (PD) of Oral Insulin in Healthy Subjects, at the upcoming 68th Annual American Diabetes Association's Scientific Sessions Conference in San Francisco, highlighting the successful results from its oral insulin trials on healthy volunteers.
The abstract will also be printed in the Scientific Sessions Abstract Book, the June 2008 supplement to the journal Diabetes.
Oramed's technology will be included in an oral presentation by Prof. Dr. Lutz Heinemann, CEO of Profil Institute for Metabolic Research, "Pharmacokinetics and Pharmacodynamics of Alternate Insulin Delivery Systems," on Saturday, June 7, 2008 from 4 pm to 6 pm.
"The selection of Oramed as one of the companies to exhibit at Scientific Sessions is a great opportunity that allows us to present our data from human trials to the leading scientists in the diabetes field from all over the world," said Nadav Kidron, Oramed CEO.
Oramed's abstract poster has been assigned presentation number 425-P Clinical Therapeutics/New Technology - Insulin Delivery Systems and is available for viewing throughout the conference. A representative of the company will be available to answer questions on Saturday, June 7 from 6-7PM and from 12-2PM on Monday, June 9 at San Francisco's Moscone Convention Center, Hall D.
For more information about the ADA and the upcoming conference, please visit http://professional.diabetes.org.
About Oramed Pharmaceuticals
Oramed Pharmaceuticals is a technology pioneer in the field of oral delivery solutions for drugs and vaccines presently delivered via injection. Oramed is seeking to revolutionize the treatment of diabetes through its patented flagship product, an orally ingestible insulin capsule currently in phase 2 clinical trials. Established in 2006, Oramed's technology is based on over 25 years of research by top research scientists at Jerusalem's Hadassah Medical Center. The Company's corporate and R&D headquarters are based in Jerusalem.
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