NEW YORK, Aug. 29, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Ovid Therapeutics Inc. (NASDAQ:OVID), a biopharmaceutical company committed to developing medicines that transform the lives of people with rare neurological diseases, today announced that the company will present at two upcoming investor conferences:

-- Baird’s 2018 Global Healthcare Conference The company will participate in a fireside chat on Thursday, September 6, 2018 at 2:35 p.m. ET. The conference will be held at the InterContinential New York Barclay Hotel.

-- BioCentury’s 25th Annual Newsmakers in the Biotech Industry Conference The company will give a corporate presentation on Friday, September 7, 2018 at 11:00 a.m. ET. The conference will be held at the Millennium Broadway Hotel & Conference Center in New York, NY.

Live audio webcasts of the presentations can be accessed through the Events & Presentations section of the company's website at investors.ovidrx.com. Archived replays of the webcasts will be available on the company's website for two weeks following each live presentation.

About Ovid TherapeuticsOvid Therapeutics (NASDAQ:OVID) is a New York-based biopharmaceutical company using its BoldMedicine™ approach to develop medicines that transform the lives of patients with rare neurological disorders. Ovid has a broad pipeline of first-in-class medicines. The company’s lead investigational medicine, OV101, is currently in development for the treatment of Angelman syndrome and Fragile X syndrome. Ovid is also developing OV935/TAK-935 in collaboration with Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited for the treatment of rare developmental and epileptic encephalopathies (DEE).

For more information on Ovid, please visit http://www.ovidrx.com/.

ContactsInvestors:Lora Pike Ovid Therapeutics Inc.Senior Director, Investor Relations & Public Relations lpike@ovidrx.com

Steve KlassBurns McClellan, Inc sklass@burnsmc.com (212) 213-0006

Media: Elliot FoxW2O Group efox@w2ogroup.com (212) 257-6724