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BioSpecifics Technologies Corp. to Present at the 14th Annual Needham Healthcare Conference

Apr 8, 2015

LYNBROOK, N.Y., April 8, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- BioSpecifics Technologies Corp. (NASDAQ: BSTC), a biopharmaceutical company developing first in class collagenase-based products marketed as XIAFLEX® in the U.S. and XIAPEX® in the EU, announced today that BioSpecifics' President, Tom Wegman, will present a corporate overview at the 14th Annual Needham Healthcare Conference.  

The presentation will take place on Wednesday, April 15, 2015 at 2:20 p.m. ET at Westin Grand Central Hotel 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.

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 approved for marketing as XIAFLEX® (collagenase clostridium histolyticum or CCH) in the U.S. for the treatment of adult Dupuytren's contracture patients with up to two palpable cords in the same palm and for Peyronie's disease in men with a palpable plaque and a curvature deformity of 30 degrees or greater at the start of therapy. XIAFLEX is marketed in the U.S. by BioSpecifics' partner, Endo International plc (Endo), following the acquisition of Auxilium Pharmaceuticals, Inc. by Endo. Endo has the following partnerships outside the U.S. for XIAFLEX in Dupuytren's contracture and Peyronie's disease; Swedish Orphan Biovitrum AB has marketing rights for XIAPEX® (the EU tradename for CCH) in 71 Eurasian and African countries, Actelion Pharmaceuticals Ltd. has rights in Canada, Australia, Mexico and Brazil, and Asahi Kasei Pharma Corporation in Japan. CCH is in clinical development for the treatment of several additional promising indications. Endo is managing the clinical development of CCH for frozen shoulder syndrome in a Phase 2b study, and also for cellulite and canine lipoma. BioSpecifics is currently managing the development of CCH for the treatment of human lipoma and uterine fibroids. For more information, please visit www.biospecifics.com.

SOURCE BioSpecifics Technologies Corp.

For further information: BioSpecifics Technologies Corp. - Thomas L. Wegman, President, (516) 593-7000, thomas_wegman@biospecifics.com