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Echo Therapeutics to Present at Prestigious Accredited Members, Inc. Fall 2010 Small Cap/Micro Cap Investment Conference

September 16, 2010

FRANKLIN, Mass., Sept. 16 /PRNewswire/ — Echo Therapeutics, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: ECTE), a company developing its needle-free Symphony(TM) tCGM System as a non-invasive, wireless, transdermal continuous glucose monitoring system and its Prelude(TM) SkinPrep System for transdermal drug delivery, today announced that Patrick Mooney, M.D., Echo’s Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, will present at the prestigious Accredited Members, Inc. (AMI) Fall 2010 Small Cap/Micro Cap Investment Conference. The conference is scheduled for September 20-22 at the Loew’s Coronado Bay Resort and Spa in San Diego, CA. Echo’s presentation is scheduled for 1:50 p.m. PT on September 21, 2010.

Dr. Mooney will discuss the Company’s development progress. Echo Therapeutics recently announced the successful completion of a clinical study to evaluate the ability of Prelude to ablate the skin prior to the application of OTC 4% lidocaine cream for faster-acting local dermal anesthesia. In addition, Echo recently completed the initial product development work on its Prelude SkinPrep System and the Company is now focused on completing the final steps of its regulatory advance to commercialization and leveraging its key strategic partnerships to generate product-related revenue.

The Accredited Members, Inc. Fall 2010 Small Cap/Micro Cap Investment Conference is expected to feature 19 private and public presenting companies. Presentations will be made to more than 400 expected attendees, each a verified accredited investor. In addition, Echo Therapeutics will be featured on the AMI website at http://www.accreditedmembers.com, for one year.

About Echo Therapeutics

Echo is developing the Symphony tCGM System as a non-invasive, wireless, transdermal continuous glucose monitoring system for patients with diabetes and for use in hospital critical care units. Echo is also developing its needle-free Prelude SkinPrep System as a platform technology for enhanced skin permeation for delivery of topical pharmaceuticals.

Cautionary Statement Regarding Forward Looking Statements

The statements in this press release that are not historical facts may constitute forward-looking statements that are based on current expectations and are subject to risks and uncertainties that could cause actual future results to differ materially from those expressed or implied by such statements. Those risks and uncertainties include, but are not limited to, risks related to regulatory approvals and the success of Echo’s and its partners’ ongoing studies, including the efficacy of Echo’s Symphony tCGM and Prelude SkinPrep Systems, the failure of future development and preliminary marketing efforts related to Echo’s Symphony tCGM and Prelude SkinPrep Systems, Echo’s ability to secure additional commercial partnering arrangements, risks and uncertainties relating to Echo’s and its partners’ ability to develop, market and sell diagnostic and transdermal drug delivery products based on its skin permeation platform technologies, including the Symphony tCGM and Prelude SkinPrep Systems, the availability of substantial additional equity or debt capital to support its research, development and product commercialization activities, and the success of its research, development, regulatory approval, marketing and distribution plans and strategies, including those plans and strategies related to its Symphony tCGM and Prelude SkinPrep Systems. These and other risks and uncertainties are identified and described in more detail in Echo’s filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission, including, without limitation, its annual report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2009, its quarterly reports on Form 10-Q, and its current reports on Form 8-K. Echo undertakes no obligation to publicly update or revise any forward-looking statements.


    For More Information:
    Patrick T. Mooney, M.D.      Jeffrey Stanlis    Media: Richard Stern
    Chairman and Chief Executive
     Officer                     Partner, Hayden IR Stern & Co.
    (508) 530-0329               (602) 476-1821     (212) 888-0044

SOURCE Echo Therapeutics, Inc.


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