ADVISORY, May 18, 2011 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --
Ventrus Biosciences (VTUS), a specialty pharmaceutical company focusing in late-stage clinical development of gastrointestinal products, will visit the NASDAQ MarketSite in New York City's Times Square.
In honor of the occasion, Russell Ellison, President, Chairman & CEO will ring the Closing Bell.
NASDAQ MarketSite – 4 Times Square – 43rd & Broadway – Broadcast Studio
Thursday, May 19th, 2011 – 3:45 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. ET
The entire Closing Bell is available from 3:50 p.m. to 4:05 p.m. on AMC-3/C-3 (dl 3760H). The feed can also be found on Ascent fiber 1623. Footage of the new logo unveiling will be available from 3:55 – 3:56 p.m. ET If you have any questions, please contact Jen Knapp (212) 401-8916.
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About Ventrus Biosciences (VTUS):
Ventrus is a development stage specialty pharmaceutical company focused on the development of late-stage prescription drugs for gastrointestinal disorders. Our lead product is Iferanserin (VEN 309) for the topical treatment of hemorrhoids. Our additional product candidate portfolio consists of two in-licensed late-stage drugs intended to treat anal fissures (VEN 307) and fecal incontinence (VEN 308). The first Phase III clinical trial with VEN 307 has begun in Europe and we expect data to be available in the second quarter of 2012. These candidates are two molecules that were previously approved and marketed for other indications and that have been formulated into our proprietary topical treatments for these new gastrointestinal indications.
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