Tetraphase Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: TTPH), a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company whose lead product candidate, eravacycline, is being developed as a broad-spectrum intravenous and oral antibiotic designed to be effective against dangerous, drug-resistant bacteria (including multidrug-resistant (MDR) Gram-negative pathogens), today announced its participation in two upcoming investor conferences:
  • Stifel Healthcare Conference on Wednesday, November 19th at 8:35 a.m. Eastern Time at the New York Palace Hotel in New York City
  • Brean Capital 2014 Life Science Summit on Monday, November 24th at The Millennium Broadway Hotel

A live audio webcast of the Stifel presentation will be available on the Company's website at http://ir.tphase.com/events.cfm. An archived presentation will be available for 90 days.

About Tetraphase Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

Tetraphase is a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company using its proprietary chemistry technology to create novel antibiotics for serious and life-threatening multidrug-resistant (MDR) bacterial infections, including many of the MDR Gram-negative bacteria highlighted as urgent public health threats by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Tetraphase's lead product candidate, eravacycline, is a fully synthetic tetracycline derivative being developed as a broad-spectrum intravenous and oral antibiotic in the IGNITE program ( Investigating Gram- negative Infections Treated with Eravacycline). Under this program, two Phase 3 clinical trials are ongoing: IGNITE 1 for the indication of complicated intra-abdominal infections (cIAI) and IGNITE 2 for complicated urinary tract infections (cUTI). Tetraphase has created more than 3,000 novel tetracycline analogs using its technology platform; in addition to eravacycline, Tetraphase has generated multiple preclinical antibiotic candidates that are currently being evaluated for clinical suitability. Please visit www.tphase.com for more company information.

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