BETHESDA, Md., Feb. 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Micromet, Inc. (Nasdaq: MITI), today announced that its President and CEO, Dr. Christian Itin, will present at the BIO CEO and Investor Conference at the Waldorf-Astoria in New York City on Tuesday, February 10, 2009. A simultaneous webcast of the presentation will be available on the company's website at www.micromet-inc.com.
Forum: The BIO CEO and Investor Date: Tuesday, February 10, 2009 Time: 2:15 pm, Eastern Time Place: The Waldorf-Astoria 301 Park Avenue New York, NY 10022 Webcast: www.micromet-inc.com
About Micromet, Inc.
Micromet, Inc. (www.micromet-inc.com) is a biopharmaceutical company with offices in Bethesda, MD and Munich, Germany. The Company is focused on developing novel, proprietary antibodies for the treatment of cancer, inflammation and autoimmune diseases. The Company's novel antibody technology is based on its proprietary BiTE antibody platform, representing a new class of antibodies that specifically activate T cells from the patient's own immune system to eliminate cancer cells or other disease related cells. Four of the Company's antibodies are currently in clinical trials, with the remainder of its product pipeline in preclinical development. The Company's lead program is a BiTE(R) antibody known as blinatumomab, or MT103. It is in a phase 2 clinical trial for the treatment of patients with acute lymphoblastic leukemia and a phase 1 clinical trial for the treatment of patients with non-Hodgkin's lymphoma. Micromet is developing blinatumomab in collaboration with MedImmune, LLC, a subsidiary of AstraZeneca plc. Micromet's second BiTE ant
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