NOVATO, Calif., May 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- BioMarin Pharmaceutical Inc. (Nasdaq and SWX: BMRN) will host a Research and Development Day for the financial community on Thursday, June 5, 2008 from 7:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. at the W New York Hotel in New York City. Members of BioMarin's senior management team will provide an overview of the company's product portfolio, new information about advancements in the research and development pipeline and other ongoing programs. Featured guests will include Dr. Barbara Burton, Professor of Pediatrics, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine and Director, PKU Clinic at Children's Memorial Hospital.
Interested parties may access a live audio webcast of the presentation via the investor section of the BioMarin website, http://www.BMRN.com. A replay of the presentation will be archived on the site for at least one week following the presentation.
BioMarin develops and commercializes innovative biopharmaceuticals for
serious diseases and medical conditions. The company's product portfolio
comprises three approved products and multiple clinical and preclinical
product candidates. Approved products include Naglazyme(R) (galsulfase) for
mucopolysaccharidosis VI (MPS VI), a product wholly developed and
commercialized by BioMarin; Aldurazyme(R) (laronidase) for
mucopolysaccharidosis I (MPS I), a product which BioMarin developed through
a 50/50 joint venture with Genzyme Corporation; and Kuvan(R) (sapropterin
dihydrochloride) Tablets, a product for the treatment of phenylketonuria
(PKU), developed in partnership with Merck Serono, a division of Merck KGaA
of Darmstadt, Germany. Other product candidates include 6R-BH4 for
cardiovascular indications, which is currently in Phase 2 clinical
development for the treatment of peripheral arterial disease and sickle
cell disease, and PEG-PAL (PEGylated recombinant phenylalanine ammonia
lyase) for the treatment of PKU. For additional information, please visit
http://www.BMRN.com. Information on BioMarin's website is not incorporated
by reference into this press release.
BioMarin(R), Naglazyme(R) and Kuvan(R) are registered trademarks of BioMarin Pharmaceutical Inc.
Aldurazyme(R) is a registered trademark of BioMarin/Genzyme LLC.
Eugenia Shen Susan Berg
BioMarin Pharmaceutical Inc. BioMarin Pharmaceutical Inc.
(415) 506-6570 (415) 506-6594
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