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Cara Therapeutics to Present Late-Breaking Poster at Kidney Week 2015

SHELTON, Conn., Oct. 29, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Cara Therapeutics, Inc. (CARA), a biotechnology company focused on developing and commercializing new chemical entities designed to alleviate pain and pruritus by selectively targeting kappa opioid receptors, today announced that its Chief Medical Officer, Joseph Stauffer, D.O., M.B.A., will present a late-breaking poster at Kidney Week 2015, the American Society of Nephrology's Annual Meeting. The event will be held November 5-8, 2015 at the San Diego Convention Center.

Details for the late-breaking poster are as follows:

Title: "CR845, a Novel Kappa Opioid Receptor Agonist, Reduces Moderate-to-Severe Pruritus and Improves Quality of Life in Chronic Kidney Disease Patients Undergoing Hemodialysis"

Poster Number: SA-PO1117

Session: Late-Breaking Posters