ROCKVILLE, Md., Dec. 1, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Synthetic Biologics, Inc. (NYSE MKT: SYN), a late-stage clinical company developing therapeutics focused on the gut microbiome, today announced that members of Synthetic Biologics' executive leadership team will participate in two upcoming investor conferences: 2016 Jefferies Annual Microbiome Summit London, EnglandTuesday, December 13, 2016 Guggenheim Securities 4 th Annual Boston Healthcare Conference Boston, MATuesday, December 13, 2016
About Synthetic Biologics, Inc. Synthetic Biologics, Inc. (NYSE MKT: SYN) is a late-stage clinical company developing therapeutics focused on the gut microbiome. The Company's lead candidates poised for Phase 3 development are: (1) SYN-010 which is intended to reduce the impact of methane producing organisms in the gut microbiome to treat an underlying cause of irritable bowel syndrome with constipation (IBS-C), and (2) SYN-004 (ribaxamase) which is designed to protect the gut microbiome from the effects of certain commonly used intravenous (IV) beta-lactam antibiotics for the prevention of C. difficile infection, antibiotic-associated diarrhea (AAD) and the emergence of antibiotic-resistant organisms. The Company is also developing preclinical stage monoclonal antibody therapies for the prevention and treatment of pertussis and novel discovery stage biotherapeutics for the treatment of phenylketonuria (PKU). For more information, please visit Synthetic Biologics' website at www.syntheticbiologics.com.