Safety was assessed using a five point dermatological scale immediately after sensor removal and again seven days post sensor removal.Conference Call Management will host a conference call today starting at 9:00 AM ET to discuss the trial results and other recent developments. To listen in and/or participate in the call, please dial (877) 300-8521 and reference Echo Therapeutics' call. The archived audiocast will be available for fourteen days following the call by visiting the Events section of Echo's website at www.echotx.com. About Echo Therapeutics Echo Therapeutics is developing the Symphony CGM System as a non-invasive, wireless, continuous glucose monitoring system for use initially in the hospital critical care setting. Significant opportunity also exists for Symphony to be used in the hospital beyond the critical care setting. The Prelude ® SkinPrep System, a component of the Symphony CGM System, allows for enhanced skin permeation that will enable extraction of analytes, such as glucose, and enhanced delivery of topical pharmaceuticals. Cautionary Statement Regarding Forward Looking Statements The statements in this press release that are not historical facts, including those regarding Echo's submission of a CE Mark Technical File for marketing approval in Europe, may constitute forward-looking statements that are based on current expectations and are subject to risks and uncertainties that could cause actual future results to differ materially from those expressed or implied by such statements. Those risks and uncertainties include, but are not limited to, risks related to regulatory approvals and the success of Echo's ongoing studies, including the safety and efficacy of Echo's Symphony CGM System, the failure of future development and preliminary marketing efforts related to Echo's Symphony CGM System, Echo's ability to secure additional commercial partnering arrangements, risks and uncertainties relating to Echo's and its partners' ability to develop, market and sell the Symphony CGM System, the availability of substantial additional equity or debt capital to support its research, development and product commercialization activities, and the success of its research, development, regulatory approval, marketing and distribution plans and strategies, including those plans and strategies related to its Symphony CGM System. These and other risks and uncertainties are identified and described in more detail in Echo's filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission, including, without limitation, its Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2012, its Quarterly Reports on Form 10-Q, and its Current Reports on Form 8-K. Echo undertakes no obligation to publicly update or revise any forward-looking statements. For More Information: Christine H. Olimpio Director, Investor Relations and Corporate Communications (215) 717-4104 firstname.lastname@example.org Connect With Us: - Visit our website at www.echotx.com - Follow us on Twitter at www.twitter.com/echotx - Join us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/echotx SOURCE Echo Therapeutics, Inc.