Cocrystal Pharma to Present at the Ladenburg Thalmann 2016 Healthcare Conference

ATLANTA, GA -- (Marketwired) -- 09/23/16 -- Cocrystal Pharma, Inc. (OTCQB: COCP),a company focused on developing novel antiviral therapeutics for human diseases, today announced that Gary Wilcox, Vice Chairman and Interim Chief Executive Officer will present a corporate overview at the Ladenburg Thalmann 2016 Healthcare Conference.

Details of the presentation are as follows:

Ladenburg Thalmann 2016 Healthcare Conference
Date: Tuesday, September 27th
Location: Sofitel Hotel, New York, NY
Presentation Time: 12:00 PM EST

The presentations will be webcast live and may be accessed from the IR Calendar section of the Cocrystal website: A replay of the webcast will be available on this site for 90 days following the live event. A copy of the presentation will be available on the Cocrystal Pharma, Inc. website immediately following the live presentation by senior management.

About Cocrystal Pharma

Cocrystal is a pharmaceutical company seeking to discover novel antiviral therapeutics as treatments for serious and/or chronic viral diseases. Cocrystal employs unique technologies and Nobel Prize winning expertise to create first- and best-in-class antiviral drugs. These technologies, including our nucleoside chemistry expertise and market-focused approach to drug discovery are designed to efficiently deliver small molecule therapeutics that are safe, effective and convenient to administer. The company has identified promising, preclinical stage antiviral compounds for the unmet medical needs including hepatitis, influenza and norovirus infections. Cocrystal has previously received strategic investments from Teva Pharmaceuticals, OPKO Health (OPK), Brace Pharmaceutical, LLC, and The Frost Group. For further information about Cocrystal, please refer to

Forward-Looking Statements

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Source: Cocrystal Pharma, Inc.