TORONTO, May 22, 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 Jefferies 2014 Global Healthcare
Conference on Monday, June 2nd, at 8:30 a.m. Eastern Time in New York
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 Down
syndrome. Transition's lead metabolic drug candidate is TT-401
(LY2944876) 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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SOURCE: Transition Therapeutics Inc.
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