Synergy Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ:SGYP) today announced the company will present a corporate update at the Jefferies London Healthcare Conference on Wednesday, November 16, 2016 at 8:00 a.m. GMT. A live webcast of the presentation will be accessible through the Investor Relations section of the company's website at www.synergypharma.com. A replay of the webcast will be available on Synergy's website for 60 days following the conference. About Synergy Pharmaceuticals Inc. Synergy is a biopharmaceutical company focused on the development and commercialization of novel gastrointestinal (GI) therapies. The company has pioneered discovery, research and development efforts around analogs of uroguanylin, a naturally occurring human GI peptide, for the treatment of GI diseases and disorders. Synergy discovered, is developing and controls 100% worldwide rights to its proprietary uroguanylin analog platform that includes two lead product candidates - plecanatide and dolcanatide. Plecanatide is Synergy's first uroguanylin analog currently being evaluated for use as a once-daily tablet for chronic idiopathic constipation and irritable bowel syndrome with constipation. Dolcanatide is Synergy's second uroguanylin analog currently being explored for ulcerative colitis. For more information, please visit www.synergypharma.com.