BRISBANE, Calif., Aug. 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- InterMune, Inc. (Nasdaq: ITMN) today announced that Daniel G. Welch, President and Chief Executive Officer of InterMune, will present at the Thomas Weisel Healthcare Conference in Boston on September 5, 2007 at 3:50 p.m. EDT. Mr. Welch will also present at the Bear Stearns 20th Annual Healthcare Conference in New York City on September 11, 2007 at 3 p.m. EDT.
To access a live audio webcast of the presentations, investors and other interested parties may log on to the investor relations page of InterMune's corporate website at http://www.intermune.com. The company recommends logging on to the site 15 minutes prior to the start of the presentation in order to register or download any necessary software.
InterMune is a biotechnology company focused on the research, development and commercialization of innovative therapies in pulmonology and hepatology. InterMune has a pipeline portfolio addressing idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF) and hepatitis C virus (HCV) infections. The pulmonology portfolio includes the Phase 3 program, CAPACITY, which is evaluating pirfenidone as a possible therapeutic candidate for the treatment of patients with IPF and a research program focused on small molecules for pulmonary disease. The hepatology portfolio includes the HCV protease inhibitor compound ITMN-191 (referred to as R7227 within the Roche research and development programs) in Phase 1a, a second-generation HCV protease inhibitor research program, and a research program evaluating a new target in hepatology. For additional information about InterMune and its R&D pipeline, please visit http://www.intermune.com.
Except for the historical information contained herein, this press release contains certain forward-looking statements that involve risks and uncertainties, including without limitation the statements related to anticipated future financial results and product development. All forward- looking statements and other information included in this press release are based on information available to InterMune as of the date hereof, and InterMune assumes no obligation to update any such forward-looking statements or information. InterMune's actual results could differ materially from those described in InterMune's forward-looking statements. Factors that could cause or contribute to such differences include, but are not limited to, those discussed in detail under the heading 'Risk Factors' in InterMune's annual report on Form 10-K filed with the SEC on March 30, 2007 (the "Form 10-K"), and other periodic reports filed with the SEC.
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