REHOVOT, Israel and BRIDGEWATER, N.J., Dec. 16, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Foamix Pharmaceuticals Ltd. (Nasdaq:FOMX), a clinical-stage specialty pharmaceutical company, announces the receipt of a milestone payment of US$ 2.5 million from Bayer HealthCare.

According to a license agreement between the two companies Foamix is entitled to royalties and further milestone payments under certain conditions.

Under the agreement, Bayer has licensed from Foamix a foam vehicle for its compound azelaic acid. Terms of the license agreement are not being disclosed. Information regarding a Phase III study of Azelaic Acid Foam 15% may be found at

About Foamix Pharmaceuticals

Foamix Pharmaceuticals is a clinical-stage specialty pharmaceutical company focused on developing and commercializing dermatological foam formulations.

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