Ventrus to Present at the Bank of America Merrill Lynch 2012 Health Care Conference - $VTUS

Ventrus to Present at the Bank of America Merrill Lynch 2012 Health Care Conference - $VTUS

NEW YORK, May 15, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Ventrus BioSciences, Inc. (Nasdaq:VTUS - News), a pharmaceutical company focused on developing and commercializing gastrointestinal products, announced today that Dr. Russell Ellison, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, will be presenting at the Bank of America Merrill Lynch 2012 Health Care Conference on Wednesday, May 16 at 3:40 pm (Pacific Time) at the Encore at Wynn in Las Vegas.

Additionally, the Company will be hosting one-on-one meetings throughout the day. Institutional investors that would like to request a meeting should contact ventrus@argotpartners.com. A live audio webcast and replay of the presentation will be available on the "Investors" section of the Company's website.

http://investor.ventrusbio.com/events.cfm

Contact:
Ventrus BioSciences, Inc.
David Barrett
646-706-5208     
dbarrett@ventrusbio.com
Argot Partners
David Pitts
212-600-1902     
david@argotpartners.com