LYNBROOK, N.Y., April 6, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- BioSpecifics Technologies Corp. (NASDAQ: BSTC), a biopharmaceutical company that originated and continues to develop collagenase-based therapies with a first in class collagenase-based product marketed as XIAFLEX® in the U.S. and Xiapex® in Europe, announced today that BioSpecifics' President, Tom Wegman, will present a corporate overview at the upcoming 15th Annual Needham Healthcare Conference on Wednesday, April 13, 2016 at 10:40 a.m. ET in New York, NY.
A live webcast of the presentation can be accessed under "Events and Presentation" in the Investors section of the Company's website at www.biospecifics.com or at http://wsw.com/webcast/needham76/bstc.
About BioSpecifics Technologies Corp.
BioSpecifics Technologies Corp. is a biopharmaceutical company that has developed injectable collagenase for twelve clinical indications to date. Injectable collagenase is marketed as XIAFLEX® in the U.S. for the treatment of Dupuytren's contracture and Peyronie's disease by BioSpecifics' partner, Endo International plc (Endo). XIAFLEX® is also commercialized in Japan, Europe, Canada and Australia for Dupuytren's contracture and also for Peyronie's disease in Europe. Endo has the following partnerships outside the U.S. for these two indications; Swedish Orphan Biovitrum AB has marketing rights for Xiapex® (the European tradename) in 71 Eurasian and African countries, Actelion Pharmaceuticals Ltd. has marketing rights in Canada and Australia and Asahi Kasei Pharma Corporation has marketing rights in Japan. The XIAFLEX development pipeline includes several additional promising indications. Endo is managing development of cellulite, adhesive capsulitis, canine lipoma, lateral hip fat and plantar fibromatosis. BioSpecifics is managing the clinical development of human lipoma and plans to initiate clinical development of uterine fibroids in the second half of 2016. For more information, please visit www.biospecifics.com.
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