SAN DIEGO, Sept. 29, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Orexigen® Therapeutics, Inc. (Nasdaq: OREX), today announced multiple Contrave® (naltrexone sustained release (SR)/bupropion SR) abstracts accepted for poster presentations and an oral presentation at the upcoming 29th Annual Scientific Meeting of The Obesity Society. This meeting will be held October 1-5, 2011 in Orlando, FL at the Orlando World Center Marriott.
Details on the presentation times are as follows:Monday, October 3, 2011 – Abstract #598-P, Presentation time 12:30-1:30PM EDT, Cypress BallroomPresenter: Robert Chilton, DO; University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio, TX, USA.Title: Naltrexone SR/Bupropion SR Combination Therapy Improves Predicted 10-Year Risk of Cardiovascular Disease, Coronary Heart Disease, Myocardial Infarction, and Congestive Heart FailureMonday, October 3, 2011 – Abstract #605-P, Presentation time 12:30-1:30PM EDT, Cypress BallroomPresenter: Ken Fujioka, MD; Scripps Clinic, La Jolla, CA, USA.Title: Completion of 56 Weeks of Naltrexone SR/Bupropion SR Combination Therapy Increases Likelihood of Achieving Improvements in Markers of Cardiometabolic Risk Associated with Clinically Meaningful Weight LossMonday, October 3, 2011 – Abstract #607-P, Presentation time 12:30-1:30PM EDT, Cypress BallroomPresenter: Patrick O'Neil, PhD; Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC, USA.Title: Naltrexone SR/Bupropion SR and Intensive Behavioral Modification Combination Increases the Likelihood of Achieving Early and Sustained Weight Loss and Associated Improvement in Markers of Cardiometabolic RiskMonday, October 3, 2011 – Abstract #49-OR, Presentation time 3:15-4:45PM EDT, "Intervention and Clinical Studies - Surgery/Drugs" SessionPresenter: Gene-Jack Wang, MD; Brookhaven National Laboratory, Upton, NY Title: Reduced responses to food cue after combined therapy
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