Oramed Announces Completion of Pivotal Phase 2b Clinical Trials of it's Oral Insulin Capsule, ORMD-0801 for Type 2 Diabetes

Friday, March 26, 2010 Research News J E 4
JERUSALEM, Israel, March 25, 2010 OramedPharmaceuticals Inc. (OTCBB: ORMP.OB) announced today the completion of its'pivotal Phase 2b clinical study of its oral insulin capsule, ORMD-0801. TheCompany expects to report results from this study within the coming weeks.

The Phase 2b trial is a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled,multi-centered study, that primary evaluated the safety, and tolerability ofOramed's oral insulin delivery technology. The study took place in fivelocations throughout South Africa and was monitored by OnQ Consulting, aclinical research organization (CRO) based in Johannesburg, South Africa.

"The completion of the Phase 2b clinical trial for ORMD-0801 is asignificant milestone for Oramed," said Nadav Kidron, Chief Executive Officerof the Company, who continued, "We are especially thankful for the dedicationof all the investigators who participated in the study."

About Oramed Pharmaceuticals

Oramed Pharmaceuticals is a technology pioneer in the field of oraldelivery solutions for drugs and vaccines presently delivered via injection.Oramed is seeking to revolutionize the treatment of diabetes through itspatented flagship product, an orally ingestible insulin capsule currently inPhase 2 clinical trials. Established in 2006, Oramed's technology is based onover 25 years of research performed by top research scientists at Jerusalem'sHadassah Medical Center. The Company's corporate and R&D headquarters arebased in Jerusalem.

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