SAN DIEGO, March 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Ardea Biosciences, Inc. (Nasdaq: RDEA) today announced that Barry D. Quart, PharmD, President and CEO of Ardea Biosciences, will present at Cowen and Company's 28th Annual Health Care Conference.
Date: Tuesday, March 18, 2008
Time: 4:40 p.m. Eastern Time
Location: The Boston Marriott Copley Place Hotel, Boston, MA
About Ardea Biosciences, Inc.
Ardea Biosciences of San Diego, California is a biotechnology company focused on the discovery and development of small-molecule therapeutics in virology, oncology and inflammation. The Company has two product candidates in clinical development and several others in preclinical development. Ardea's most advanced clinical development candidate is RDEA806, a non-nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitor (NNRTI), which is in a Phase 2a study for the treatment of HIV. In addition, the Company is investigating RDEA806 for the treatment of gout. The Company's lead mitogen-activated ERK kinase (MEK) inhibitor, RDEA119, is in a Phase 1 study in advanced cancer patients and is being investigated for the treatment of inflammatory diseases. Ardea also is developing a next-generation NNRTI for HIV and a next-generation MEK inhibitor for both cancer and inflammatory diseases.
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