TORONTO, June 7, 2011 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Transition Therapeutics Inc. ("Transition" or the "Company") (TSX:TTH) (Nasdaq:TTHI) announced today that Dr. Tony Cruz, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Transition, will be presenting at the Jefferies 2011 Global Healthcare Conference on Thursday June 9, 2011 at 1:30pm Eastern Time at the Grand Hyatt Hotel in New York City.
Transition is a biopharmaceutical company, developing novel therapeutics for disease indications with large markets. Transition's lead product is ELND005 (AZD-103) for the treatment of Alzheimer's disease and Transition also has an emerging pipeline of innovative preclinical and clinical drug candidates. The other drugs in the pipeline that the Company is developing are for anti-inflammatory and metabolic indications. Transition's shares are listed on the NASDAQ under the symbol "TTHI" and the Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbol "TTH". For additional information about the Company, please visit .
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