RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C., May 2, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Tranzyme Pharma (Nasdaq:TZYM), today announced that the Company will report first quarter 2013 financial results after the close of the market on Thursday, May 9, 2013.

About Tranzyme Pharma

Tranzyme Pharma is a biopharmaceutical company focused on discovering, developing and commercializing novel, mechanism-based therapeutics. All of Tranzyme's drug discovery activities are based on its proprietary small molecule macrocyclic template chemistry (MATCH™) technology, which has also been successfully used to generate drug candidates in partnership with other pharmaceutical companies. MATCH enables the rapid construct of synthetic libraries of drug-like, macrocyclic compounds in a predictable and efficient manner. By leveraging MATCH, Tranzyme is committed to pursuing first-in-class medicines to address areas of significant unmet medical need and continues to pursue funded drug discovery partnerships. Additional information on Tranzyme can be found at
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