Synthetic Biologics to Host Microbiome Clinical Program Seminar in New York City

— Event to Highlight Company’s Two Phase 2 Clinical Programs: Treatment of Irritable Bowel Syndrome with Constipation and Prevention of C. difficile Infection —

— Scheduled for Thursday, December 10, 2015 —

ROCKVILLE, Md., Nov. 19, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — Synthetic Biologics, Inc. (NYSE MKT: SYN), a clinical-stage company focused on developing therapeutics to protect the gut microbiome while targeting pathogen specific diseases, today announced it is hosting a Microbiome Clinical Program Seminar on Thursday, December 10, 2015 from 9:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. EST in New York City.

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Clinical updates will be provided on Synthetic Biologics’ gut microbiome candidates – SYN-010 and SYN-004:

SYN-010 – Treatment of irritable bowel syndrome with constipation (IBS-C)

Topics: First and second Phase 2 clinical trials


  • Mark Pimentel, MD, FRCP(C), Director, GI Motility Program, Professor of Medicine, Cedars-Sinai, Los Angeles, CA
  • Marianela de la Portilla, MD, Principal Investigator, Genoma Research Group, Miami, FL

SYN-004 – Prevention of C. difficile infection (CDI) and antibiotic-associated diarrhea (AAD)

Topics: Phase 1a and 1b, first and second Phase 2a and Phase 2b clinical trials


  • Professor Mark H. Wilcox, MD, FRCPath, Consultant / Head of Microbiology, Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust, Professor of Medical Microbiology, University of Leeds, Lead on C. difficile Infection, Public Health England
  • Eric Sicard, MD, Principal Investigator, Algorithme Pharma, Quebec, Canada

Space is limited, and attendance is by invitation only. A live webcast will be available at, and an archived replay will be available following the event. For further information, please contact Vincent I. Perrone, Manager, Corporate Communication, (301) 417-4364,

About Synthetic Biologics, Inc. 
Synthetic Biologics, Inc. (NYSE MKT: SYN) is a clinical-stage company developing therapeutics to protect the microbiome while targeting pathogen-specific diseases. The Company’s lead candidates in Phase 2 development include: (1) SYN-004 which is designed to protect the gut microbiome from the effects of certain commonly used intravenous (IV) antibiotics for the prevention of C. difficile infection and antibiotic-associated diarrhea (AAD), and (2) 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). In addition, the Company is developing a Phase 2 oral estriol drug for the treatment of relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis (MS) and cognitive dysfunction in MS, and in collaboration with Intrexon Corporation (NYSE: XON), a preclinical stage monoclonal antibody for the prevention and treatment of Pertussis and discovery stage biotherapeutics for the treatment of phenylketonuria (PKU). For more information, please visit Synthetic Biologics’ website at

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