Synergy Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ: SGYP) today announced that Troy Hamilton, Chief Executive Officer of Synergy, will present a corporate update at the Oppenheimer 28 th Annual Healthcare Conference on Tuesday, March 20, 2018 at 3:55 p.m. Eastern Time at the Westin New York Grand Central in New York City.

A live webcast of Synergy's presentation will be accessible through the Investors section of the company's website at www.synergypharma.com. A replay of the webcast will be available on Synergy's website for 90 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 on analogs of uroguanylin, a naturally occurring and endogenous human GI peptide, for the treatment of GI diseases and disorders. Synergy's proprietary GI platform includes one commercial product TRULANCE® and a second product candidate, dolcanatide. For more information, please visit  www.synergypharma.com.

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