RALEIGH, N.C., May 31, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- BioDelivery Sciences International, Inc. (Nasdaq: BDSI) announced that Dr. Mark A. Sirgo, President and Chief Executive Officer of BDSI, will present at the Jefferies 2012 Global Healthcare Conference in New York City. The presentation is scheduled for Thursday, June 7 at 3:30 P.M. Eastern Time.
Dr. Sirgo will focus on the clinical development program and timeline for BEMA Buprenorphine/Naloxone (BNX) for the treatment of opioid dependence, as well as BDSI's worldwide licensing and development agreement with Endo Pharmaceuticals for BEMA Buprenorphine for the treatment of chronic pain.The presentation will be webcast live and can be accessed at www.bdsi.com. For those who are not available to listen to the live broadcast, a replay of the webcast will be available on the BDSI website. About BioDelivery Sciences InternationalBioDelivery Sciences International (NASDAQ: BDSI) is a specialty pharmaceutical company that is leveraging its novel and proprietary patented drug delivery technologies to develop and commercialize, either on its own or in partnerships with third parties, new applications of proven therapeutics. BDSI is focusing on developing products to meet unmet patient needs in the areas of pain management and oncology supportive care. BDSI's pain franchise currently consists of two products utilizing the patented BEMA technology. ONSOLIS (fentanyl buccal soluble film) is approved in the U.S., Canada, and the E.U. (where it will be marketed as BREAKYL), for the management of breakthrough pain in opioid tolerant, adult patients with cancer. The commercial rights are licensed to Meda for all territories worldwide except for Taiwan (licensed to TTY Biopharm) and South Korea (licensed to Kunwha Pharmaceutical Co.). BDSI's second pain product, BEMA Buprenorphine, is being developed for the treatment of moderate to severe chronic pain and is in development in a high dose formulation with naloxone for the treatment of opioid dependence. BEMA Buprenorphine for chronic pain is licensed on a worldwide basis to Endo Pharmaceuticals. BDSI's headquarters is located in Raleigh, North Carolina. For more information, visit www.bdsi.com. BDSI ® and BEMA ® are registered trademarks of BioDelivery Sciences International, Inc. ONSOLIS ® is a registered trademark of Meda Pharmaceuticals, Inc. BREAKYL is registered trademark of Meda Pharma GmbH & Co. KG.