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PITTBURGH, Pa., March 11, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- NeuBase Therapeutics, Inc. (“NeuBase”), a biotechnology company developing next generation antisense therapies to address rare genetic diseases, today announced that it has entered into definitive agreements for a $9.0 million financing that will close immediately prior to the closing of the company’s proposed merger with Ohr Pharmaceutical, Inc. (Nasdaq: OHRP) (“Ohr”).  The oversubscribed financing includes institutional and accredited investors, including participation by Cyto Ventures, a life sciences-focused venture capital fund affiliated with Dietrich Stephan, Ph.D., the CEO of NeuBase Therapeutics, and a member of Ohr’s board of directors.