HAYWARD, Calif., Nov. 11, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Intarcia Therapeutics. Inc today announced that Kurt Graves, Executive Chairman of Intarcia Therapeutics, will be presenting at the Lazard Capital Markets 7th Annual Healthcare Conference. The presentation will take place on Tuesday, November 16, 2010 at 1:40pm local time at the St. Regis Hotel, New York, NY.
Intarcia Therapeutics, Inc. is a biopharmaceutical company developing therapies to ensure enhanced treatment outcome by optimizing patient adherence and improving the efficacy, convenience and tolerability of drug therapies. Intarcia's drug development expertise and competitive edge are demonstrated by its abilities to stabilize proteins and peptides at above body temperature and to deliver them in a constant and consistent manner via the proprietary DUROS drug delivery platform. Intarcia is pursuing a clinical stage development program for type 2 diabetes and has other programs for weight regulation to control obesity.
About ITCA 650
ITCA 650 therapy for type 2 diabetes consists of DUROS continuous subcutaneous delivery of exenatide. The DUROS delivery technology comprises the DUROS device, a matchstick-size, miniature osmotic pump that is inserted subcutaneously to provide continuous and consistent drug therapy. Intarcia's proprietary formulation technology that maintains stability of therapeutic proteins and peptides at human body temperature for extended periods of time.
The DUROS technology can deliver up to a full year of therapy from a single ITCA 650 insertion. Unlike other extended delivery technologies, such as polymers or albumin fusions, DUROS deliv
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