WATERTOWN, Mass., Dec. 3, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Tetraphase Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:TTPH), a clinical stage biopharmaceutical company developing novel antibiotics to treat life-threatening multidrug-resistant (MDR) infections, today announced that Guy Macdonald, Tetraphase's President and Chief Executive Officer, will present at the Oppenheimer 26 th Annual Healthcare Conference on Tuesday, December 8 th at 4:30 p.m. Eastern Time at the Westin Grand Central Hotel in New York City.

A live audio webcast of the Oppenheimer 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 MDR bacterial infections, including those caused by many of the MDR Gram-negative bacteria highlighted as urgent public health threats by the CDC. Tetraphase has created more than 3,000 novel tetracycline analogs using its proprietary technology platform. Tetraphase's pipeline includes eravacycline, a late-stage broad-spectrum antibiotic, and two preclinical antibiotic candidates, TP-271 and TP-6076. Please visit www.tphase.com for more company information.
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