Transition Therapeutics to Present at the 34th Annual Cowen & Co. Healthcare Conference

TORONTO, March 3, 2014 /CNW/ - Transition Therapeutics Inc. ("Transition" or the "Company") (NASDAQ: TTHI) (TSX: TTH) announced today that Dr. Tony Cruz, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Transition will be presenting at the 34th Annual   Cowen & Co. Healthcare Conference on Tuesday, March 4th, 2014 at 10:00 a.m. Eastern Time at the Boston Marriott Copley Place Hotel in Boston, MA.

About Transition

Transition is a biopharmaceutical company, developing novel therapeutics for disease indications with large markets. The Company's lead CNS drug candidate is ELND005 for the treatment of Alzheimer's disease and bipolar disorder.  Transition's lead metabolic drug candidate is TT-401 for the treatment of type 2 diabetes and accompanying obesity. The Company'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 www.transitiontherapeutics.com.

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For further information on Transition, visit www.transitiontherapeutics.com or contact:

Dr. Tony Cruz
Chief Executive Officer
Transition Therapeutics Inc.
Phone: 416-260-7770, x.223
tcruz@transitiontherapeutics.com