CARMIEL, Israel, Jan. 31, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Protalix BioTherapeutics, Inc. (NYSE-MKT:PLX) (TASE:PLX), announced today that new clinical data on taliglucerase alfa will be presented at the 9th Annual Meeting of the Lysosomal Disease Network: WORLD Symposium 2013 being held February 13-15 in Orlando, Florida. Gregory Pastores, M.D., Associate Professor of Neurology and Pediatrics and Director of the Neurogenetics Laboratory at The New York University School of Medicine and study investigator will deliver an oral presentation titled: "Plant Cell–Expressed Recombinant Glucocerebrosidase: Taliglucerase Alfa as Therapy for Gaucher Disease in Adults Patients Previously Treated with Imiglucerase: 24-Month Results," on Friday, February 15, 2013 at 11:00 AM ET. These results will also be presented during the poster sessions, which will take place on Wednesday, February 13 from 4:30-6:30 PM ET and on Thursday, February 14 from 4:30-6:00 PM ET. Additionally, Professor Ari Zimran, M.D., Director of the Gaucher Clinic, Shaare Zedek Medical Center, Jerusalem, Israel, and study investigator will present two posters on taliglucerase alfa during the poster sessions. The titles are as follows:
- "Long-Term Safety and Efficacy Data of Taliglucerase Alfa, a Plant Cell–Expressed Recombinant Glucocerebrosidase, in the Treatment of Naïve Gaucher Disease Patients: 36-Month Results."
- "A Multicenter, Double-Blind, Randomized Safety and Efficacy Study of Two Dose Levels of Taliglucerase Alfa in Pediatric Patients with Gaucher Disease."
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