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Echo Therapeutics Launches Corporate Twitter Account and Facebook Page

January 25, 2011

FRANKLIN, Mass., Jan. 25, 2011 /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 the company has launched a corporate Twitter account and corporate Facebook Page. Twitter users can now follow Echo at http://www.twitter.com/echotx and Facebook users can visit Echo at http://www.facebook.com/echotx.

Echo joins other medical device companies who are utilizing social media to provide online communities and individuals with faster and more direct access to credible health information, resources, news, and events.

“As we move toward the anticipated commercialization of our products this year Echo is eager to communicate directly with the company’s investors and with physicians and patients in order to share valuable information in a timely manner,” said Echo’s Chairman, President and CEO Patrick T. Mooney, M.D. “We are excited to enter the social media network by incorporating Twitter and Facebook into our broader communication efforts.”

About Echo Therapeutics

Echo Therapeutics 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.                   Media: Richard Stern
    Chairman and Chief Executive Officer      Stern & Co.
    (508) 530-0329                            (212) 888-0044

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SOURCE Echo Therapeutics, Inc.


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