RALEIGH, N.C., May 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BioDelivery Sciences International, Inc. (NASDAQ: BDSI) announced that Dr. Mark A. Sirgo, President and Chief Executive Officer of BDSI, will present at the Bank of America Merrill Lynch 2014 Health Care Conference. The presentation is scheduled for Tuesday, May 13, 2014 at 8:40 a.m. Pacific Time ( 11:40 a.m. Eastern Time) at Encore at Wynn in Las Vegas.
The New Drug Application (NDA) for BUNAVAIL for the treatment of opioid dependence is currently under review by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), and based on timelines established by the Prescription Drug User Fee Act (PDUFA), the review of the BUNAVAIL NDA is expected to be completed by June 7, 2014.
Dr. Sirgo will be providing an update on BUNAVAIL commercial preparations and the anticipated market opportunity as well as progress made by BDSI and its commercial partner, Endo Pharmaceuticals, with the ongoing Phase 3 clinical program for BEMA Buprenorphine for the treatment of chronic pain. The update will include the previously announced positive topline results from the Phase 3 clinical study of BEMA Buprenorphine in opioid naive patients and the anticipated timing of the second Phase 3 study, which was conducted in opioid experienced patients. Additionally, an update will be provided on the progress of the Phase 3 clinical study of Clonidine Topical Gel for the treatment of painful diabetic neuropathy, which reached 50% enrollment early this month.
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 International BioDelivery 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 addiction.