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VIVUS Announces Scientific Presentations

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Nov. 12, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- VIVUS,Inc. (Nasdaq:VVUS), a biopharmaceutical company commercializing Qsymia ® (phentermine and topiramate extended-release) capsules CIV for the treatment of obesity, today announced the following scientific presentations in connection with Obesity Week 2013:


Early Development Pharmacologic and Device Session for Up and Coming Obesity Treatments


Tuesday, November 12, 2013, 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Georgia World Congress Center, Room A404-A405


Obesity Week 2013: First Annual Obesity Week: A collaboration of the American Society for Metabolic & Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS) and The Obesity Society (TOS)

November 11-16, 2013

Georgia World Congress Center, Atlanta, GA


Oral Presentation Date: November 14, 2013 from 3:00 PM to 4:30 PM

Session Location: Georgia World Congress Center, A404-A405

Abstract number: T-35-OR

Presentation Title

Depression and Weight Loss Over 2 Years in Obese and Overweight Subjects Receiving Phentermine and Topiramate Extended-Release

Authors: Patrick M. O'Neil, PhD a; Craig Peterson, MS b

Affiliations: aMedical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC; bVIVUS, Inc., Mountain View, CA


Oral Presentation Date: Friday, November 15, 2013 from 4:30 to 4:45pm

Session Location: Georgia World Congress Center, A402-A403

Presentation Title

Evaluation of Phentermine and Topiramate vs. Phentermine/Topiramate Extended-Release in Obese Adults

Authors: Louis J. Aronne, MD a; Thomas A. Wadden, PhD b; Craig Peterson, MS c; David Winslow, MD d; Sarah Odeh, BS, CMPP c, and Kishore M. Gadde, MD e

Affiliations: aWeill Cornell Medical College, New York, NY; bPerelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA; cVIVUS, Inc., Mountain View, CA; dKentucky Research Group, Louisville, KY; eDuke University Medical Center, Durham, NC


Poster Presentation Date: November 14, 2013

  • Poster viewing: 10:00am - 3:30pm and 5:30pm - 7:00pm
  • Authors present posters: 5:30pm - 7:00pm

Session Location: Georgia World Congress Center, Exhibit Hall A

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