SAN DIEGO, March 26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Anadys Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: ANDS) announced today that it will present at the Future Leaders in the Biotech Industry conference on Thursday, April 2, 2009 at 2:00 p.m. EDT (11:00 a.m. PDT). The conference is being held at the Millennium Broadway Hotel in New York City.
Steve Worland, Ph.D., President and Chief Executive Officer of Anadys, will provide an overview of Anadys and its clinical programs: ANA598 and ANA773 in hepatitis C and ANA773 in cancer.
The corporate presentation will be simultaneously webcast and can be accessed on the Investor Relations page of the Company's website at www.anadyspharma.com. Listeners are encouraged to visit the website approximately five minutes prior to the corporate presentation to download or install any necessary software. A replay of the presentation will be available approximately one hour after the live webcast concludes and will be available through April 16, 2009.
Anadys Pharmaceuticals, Inc. is a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company dedicated to improving patient care by developing novel medicines in the areas of hepatitis C and oncology. For the treatment of chronic hepatitis C, the Company is developing two potentially complementary agents, ANA598, a non-nucleoside polymerase inhibitor and ANA773, an oral inducer of endogenous interferons that acts via the TLR7 pathway. The Company is also developing ANA773 for the treatment of cancer.
Safe Harbor Statement
Statements in this press release that are not strictly historical in nature constitute "forward-looking statements." Such statements include, but are not limited to, references to Anadys' strategy, development programs, and ability to develop novel medicines in the areas of hepatitis C and oncology. Such forward-looking statements involve known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors, which may cause Anadys' actual results to be materially different from historical results or from any results expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements. For example, the results of preclinical and early clinical studies may not be predictive of future results, and Anadys cannot provide any assurances that ANA598 or ANA773 will not have unforeseen safety issues, will have favorable results in ongoing or future clinical trials or will receive regulatory approval. Risk factors that may cause actual results to differ are discussed in Anadys' SEC filings, including Anadys' Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2008. All forward-looking statements are qualified in their entirety by this cautionary statement. Anadys is providing this information as of this date and does not undertake any obligation to update any forward-looking statements contained in this document as a result of new information, future events or otherwise.
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