NEW YORK, May 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Ohr Pharmaceutical (OTCQB: OHRP), a pharmaceutical company focused on the development of novel therapeutics for large unmet medical needs, today announced that Dr. Irach Taraporewala, CEO, will present a corporate overview and business update at the second annual Marcum MicroCap Conference on Thursday, May 30, 2013 at 11:00 am ET. The Conference is being held at the Grand Hyatt Hotel in New York City. Details of the presentation are as follows:Date: Thursday, May 30, 2013Time: 11:00am ETRoom: Julliard Room The presentation will be webcast live and available for replay for 90 days using the following link ( Webcast) or on the investor page of our corporate website. About Ohr Pharmaceutical Inc. Ohr Pharmaceutical Inc. (OHRP) is a pharmaceutical company dedicated to the clinical development of new drugs for underserved therapeutic needs in large and growing markets. The Company is focused on advancing its pipeline products currently in phase II clinical development: Squalamine Eye Drops for the treatment of the wet form of age-related macular degeneration, and OHR/AVR118 for the treatment of cancer cachexia. Additional information on the company can be found at www.ohrpharmaceutical.com. About The Marcum MicroCap ConferenceThe Marcum MicroCap Conference will allow institutional investors, sell-side analysts, and investment bankers the opportunity to consider the investment prospect being showcased by the next generation of up-and-coming microcap companies in seven industries, including the Life Sciences. The Conference is expected to draw more than 1,000 attendees. Safe Harbor Statement under the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995:This news release contains forward-looking statements within the meaning of the "safe harbor" provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. These forward-looking statements are made only as the date thereof, and Ohr Pharmaceutical undertakes no obligation to update or revise the forward-looking statement whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise. Our actual results may differ materially and adversely from those expressed in any forward-looking statements as a result of various factors and uncertainties, including the future success of our scientific studies, our ability to successfully develop products, rapid technological change in our markets, changes in demand for our future products, legislative, regulatory and competitive developments, the financial resources available to us, and general economic conditions. Shareholders and prospective investors are cautioned that no assurance of the efficacy of pharmaceutical products can be claimed or assured until final testing, and no assurance or warranty can be made that the FDA or Health Canada will approve final testing or marketing of any pharmaceutical product. Ohr's most recent Annual Report on Form 10-K and subsequent Quarterly Reports on Form 10-Q discuss some of the important risk factors that may affect our business, results of operations and financial condition. We disclaim any intent to revise or update publicly any forward-looking statements for any reason.