Cempra, Inc. to Present at 12th Annual Needham Healthcare Conference

     Cempra, Inc. to Present at 12th Annual Needham Healthcare Conference

PR Newswire

CHAPEL HILL, N.C., April 24, 2013

CHAPEL HILL, N.C., April 24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --Cempra, Inc. (Nasdaq: CEMP)
today announced that Prabhavathi Fernandes, Ph.D., president and chief
executive officer of Cempra, will present at the 12^th Annual Needham
Healthcare Conference at 1:40 p.m. EDT, Wednesday, May 1, at the Westin New
York Grand Central Hotel in New York. Dr. Fernandes will discuss the company's
two differentiated antibiotics, solithromycin (CEM-101) for community-acquired
bacterial pneumonia and TAKSTA™ (CEM-102 or fusidic acid) for the chronic,
oral treatment of gram positive pathogens including methicillin-resistant S.
aureus (MRSA) in prosthetic joint infections.

About Cempra, Inc.
Founded in 2006, Cempra, Inc. is a clinical-stage pharmaceutical company
focused on developing antibiotics to meet critical medical needs in the
treatment of bacterial infectious diseases. Cempra's two lead product
candidates are in advanced clinical development; solithromycin in Phase 3 for
CABP and TAKSTA™ (CEM-102) in Phase 2 for prosthetic joint infections.Both
seek to address the need for new treatments targeting drug-resistant bacterial
infections in the hospital and in the community. The company also intends to
use its series of proprietary lead compounds from its novel macrolide library
for uses such as the treatment of chronic inflammatory diseases, endocrine
diseases and gastric motility disorders. Additional information about Cempra
can be found at www.cempra.com.

Investor and Media Contacts:
Robert E. Flamm, Ph.D.
Russo Partners, LLC
(212) 845-4226

Andreas Marathovouniotis
Russo Partners, LLC
(212) 845-4235

SOURCE Cempra, Inc.

Website: http://www.cempra.com
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