TORONTO, Dec. 2, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Intellipharmaceutics International Inc. (Nasdaq:IPCI) (TSX:I), a pharmaceutical company specializing in the research, development and manufacture of novel and generic controlled-release and targeted-release oral solid dosage drugs, today announced that Shameze Rampertab, Vice President Finance and Chief Financial Officer, will present a Company overview at the 25th Annual Piper Jaffray Healthcare Conference at the New York Palace Hotel in New York at 1:00pm EST on Wednesday, December 4, 2013. The presentation will be webcast live and may be accessed through the Investor Relations' Events and Presentations section on Intellipharmaceutics' website at www.intellipharmaceutics.com . The webcast can also be accessed at the following URL: http://www.media-server.com/m/p/cdc8nvq5. Please go to the website at least 15 minutes prior to the event to register, download and install any necessary audio/video software. An archived replay will also be available for 90 days following the live presentation. About Intellipharmaceutics Intellipharmaceutics International Inc. is a pharmaceutical company specializing in the research, development and manufacture of novel and generic controlled-release and targeted-release oral solid dosage drugs. The Company's patented Hypermatrix™ technology is a multidimensional controlled-release drug delivery platform that can be applied to the efficient development of a wide range of existing and new pharmaceuticals. Based on this technology platform, Intellipharmaceutics has developed several drug delivery systems and has recently been granted final U.S. Food and Drug Administration ("FDA") approval for its dexmethylphenidate hydrochloride extended-release capsules for the 15 and 30 mg strengths. In addition, Intellipharmaceutics has a pipeline of product candidates in various stages of development, including Abbreviated New Drug Applications ("ANDAs") filed with the FDA in therapeutic areas that include neurology, cardiovascular, gastrointestinal tract, diabetes and pain. Intellipharmaceutics also has New Drug Application 505(b)(2) product candidates in its development pipeline. These include Rexista™ oxycodone, an abuse-deterrent oxycodone, based on its proprietary nPODDDS™ novel Point Of Divergence Drug Delivery System and Regabatin™ XR pregabalin extended-release capsules.