MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., March 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Alexza Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: ALXA) announced today that its corporate presentation will be webcast live during the 16th Anniversary Future Leaders in the Biotech Industry Conference on Thursday, April 2, 2009 at 3:00 p.m. Eastern Time. The presentation will be webcast from the Millennium Broadway Hotel & Conference Center, New York, NY.
To access the live presentation via the Web, please go to the direct conference link located at http://www.corporate-ir.net/ireye/conflobby.zhtml?ticker=ALXA&item_id=2123895 or at the Investor Relations tab at www.alexza.com. A replay of the Webcast will be made available approximately 24 hours after the live presentation and the replay will be archived for 14 days.
About Alexza Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
Alexza Pharmaceuticals is an emerging specialty pharmaceutical company focused on the development and commercialization of novel, proprietary products for the treatment of acute and intermittent conditions. The Company's technology, the Staccato(R) system, vaporizes unformulated drug to form a condensation aerosol that allows rapid systemic drug delivery through deep lung inhalation. The drug is quickly absorbed through the lungs into the bloodstream, providing speed of therapeutic onset that is comparable to intravenous administration, but with greater ease, patient comfort and convenience.
Alexza's lead program is AZ-004 (Staccato loxapine) and is being developed for the acute treatment of agitation in schizophrenic or bipolar disorder patients. Alexza has completed and announced positive results from both of its AZ-004 Pha
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