Navigation Links
Nektar Therapeutics' President and CEO, Howard W. Robin, to Present at the 30th Annual J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference in San Francisco, CA

SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 4, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Nektar Therapeutics' (Nasdaq: NKTR) President and Chief Executive Officer, Howard W. Robin, is scheduled to present at the upcoming 30th Annual J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference in San Francisco at the Westin St. Francis Hotel on Wednesday, January 11, 2012 at 8:30 a.m. Pacific time.

The presentation will be accessible via a Webcast through a link posted on the Investor Relations, Events Calendar section of the Nektar website: This Webcast will be available for replay until February 12, 2012.

About Nektar

Nektar Therapeutics is a biopharmaceutical company developing novel therapeutics based on its PEGylation and advanced polymer conjugation technology platforms. Nektar's technology and drug development expertise have enabled seven approved products in the U.S. or Europe for leading biopharmaceutical company partners, including UCB's Cimzia(R) for Crohn's disease and rheumatoid arthritis, Roche's PEGASYS(R) for hepatitis C and Amgen's Neulasta(R) for neutropenia.

Nektar has created a robust pipeline of potentially high-value therapeutics to address unmet medical needs by leveraging and expanding its technology platforms to improve and enable molecules. In addition to the releasable polymer technology, Nektar is the first company to create a permanent small molecule-polymer conjugate with enhanced oral bioavailability and restricted entry into the CNS. Nektar is currently conducting clinical and preclinical programs in oncology, pain and other therapeutic areas. Nektar has an exclusive worldwide license agreement with AstraZeneca for its oral NKTR-118 program to treat opioid-induced constipation and its NKTR-119 program for the treatment of pain without constipation side effects. NKTR-181, a novel mu-opioid analgesic, has completed Phase 1 development and is being prepared for a Phase 2 study. NKTR-102 is being evaluated in a Phase 3 clinical study for the treatment of metastatic breast cancer and Phase 2 studies for the treatment of ovarian and colorectal cancers.

Nektar is headquartered in San Francisco, California, with additional R&D operations in Huntsville, Alabama and Hyderabad, India. Further information about the company and its drug development programs and capabilities may be found online at

CONTACT: Jennifer Ruddock, +1-415-482-5585

SOURCE Nektar Therapeutics
Copyright©2010 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related biology technology :

1. Nektar Therapeutics President and CEO, Howard W. Robin, to Present at UBS 2008 Global Life Sciences Conference in New York City
2. Nektar Therapeutics President and CEO Howard W. Robin to Present at Natixis Bleichroeder Second Annual Hidden Gems Conference in New York City
3. Nektar Sells Pulmonary Business to Novartis For $115 Million and Nektar Retains Key Pulmonary Programs Including Amikacin Inhale, Inhaled Vancomycin, and Ciprofloxacin Inhalation Powder
4. Nektar Therapeutics to Webcast R&D Day on November 12th
5. Nektar Announces Closing of Sale of Specific Pulmonary Delivery Assets to Novartis for $115 Million
6. Nektar Therapeutics President and CEO, Howard W. Robin, to Present at the 27th Annual J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference in San Francisco
7. Nektar Announces Retirement of Irwin Lerner from Board of Directors
8. Nektar to Announce Year-End 2008 Financial Results on Wednesday, February 25, 2009 After Close of U.S.-Based Financial Markets
9. Nektar Therapeutics Reports Fourth Quarter and Year-End 2008 Financial Results
10. Nektar Therapeutics President and CEO, Howard W. Robin, to Present at the 29th Annual Cowen and Company Healthcare Conference in Boston
11. Nektar Therapeutics Reports First Quarter 2009 Financial Results
Post Your Comments:
(Date:11/30/2015)... ... November 30, 2015 , ... ... physicians, aesthetic practitioners and aesthetics professionals from Central America and abroad for the ... in Panama City, Panama Feb. 17-19, 2016. Testart will present and discuss new ...
(Date:11/30/2015)... 1, 2015 /PRNewswire/ - BioAmber Inc. (NYSE: BIOA ), a ... the American Business Act on Climate Pledge, alongside more than ... with the Obama Administration to demonstrate an ongoing commitment to ... to the COP21 Paris climate negotiations. ... Sarnia, Canada . --> BioAmber uses ...
(Date:11/30/2015)... 30, 2015 Spherix Incorporated (Nasdaq: ... the fostering and monetization of intellectual property, today ... initiatives designed to create shareholder value. ... Spherix. "Based on published reports, the total addressable ... billion and Spherix will seek to secure fair ...
(Date:11/30/2015)...  HUYA Bioscience International, the leader in accelerating global ... today announced it has signed a Memorandum of Understanding ... collaboration between KDDF and HUYA with the ultimate goal ... for the global market. China,s ... innovative preclinical and clinical stage compounds. The company advances ...
Breaking Biology Technology:
(Date:10/29/2015)... ARBOR, Mich. , Oct. 29, 2015 /PRNewswire/ ... Eurofins Genomics for U.S. distribution of its DNA ... DNA-seq kit and Rubicon,s new ThruPLEX Plasma-seq kit. ... to enable the preparation of NGS libraries for ... plasma for diagnostic and prognostic applications in cancer ...
(Date:10/29/2015)... , Oct. 29, 2015 Today, ... announced a partnership with 2XU, a global leader ... deliver a smart hat with advanced bio-sensing technology. ... other athletes to monitor key biometrics to improve ... strategic partnership, the two companies will bring together the ...
(Date:10/27/2015)... Calif. , Oct. 27, 2015 Synaptics Inc. ... solutions, today announced that Google has adopted the Synaptics ... touch controller solutions to power its newest flagship smartphones, ... by Huawei. --> ... like Google to provide strategic collaboration in the joint ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):