Navigation Links
OncoGenex to present at the Needham & Company 7th Annual Biotechnology & Medical Technology Conference
Date:6/9/2008

VANCOUVER, June 9 /PRNewswire/ - OncoGenex Technologies Inc. will present at the Needham & Company 7th Annual Biotechnology & Medical Technology Conference on June 11 at 3 p.m. ET at the New York Palace Hotel. OncoGenex' President and Chief Executive Officer, Scott Cormack, will provide a corporate overview at the conference, including an overview of the Company's most recent data presentations from the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) 2008 and the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Genitourinary 2008 cancer conferences.

About OncoGenex

OncoGenex is a private biopharmaceutical company committed to the development and commercialization of new cancer therapies that address treatment resistance in cancer patients. The company's three product candidates are designed to inhibit the production of specific proteins associated with treatment resistance and which are over-produced in response to a variety of cancer treatments. OGX-011 is completing evaluation in five Phase 2 clinical studies in prostate, lung, and breast cancers. OGX-427 has begun evaluation in Phase 1 clinical studies, while the third product candidate, OGX-225, has completed preclinical pharmacology studies. More information is available at http://www.oncogenex.ca.

Definitive Agreement to Merge

On May 28, 2008, Sonus Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: SNUS) and OncoGenex Technologies Inc., jointly announced the signing of a definitive agreement to merge the two companies. The proposed transaction is subject to the approval of Sonus' and OncoGenex' shareholders and in the case of OncoGenex, court approval under the arrangement provisions of the Canada Business Corporations Act.

Safe Harbor

This press release contains forward-looking statements, including statements concerning clinical trial results and the proposed merger between Sonus and OncoGenex. These statements are based on management's current expectations and beliefs and are subject to a number of risks, uncertainties and assumptions that could cause actual results to differ materially from those described in the forward-looking statements. All statements other than statements of historical fact are statements that could be deemed forward-looking statements. For example, statements regarding the timing and anticipated results of clinical trials and development efforts and the timing of closing the proposed merger are all forward-looking statements. The potential risks and uncertainties include, among others, that clinical results will not be maintained in final data analysis, that current or future clinical trials will not be successful or confirm the results of earlier studies, risks related to the timing and costs of clinical trials and regulatory approvals, risks associated with obtaining funding from third parties or completing a financing necessary to support the costs and expenses of clinical studies, risks relating to the development, safety and efficacy of therapeutic drugs and potential applications for these products and the possibility that the merger with Sonus does not close or that the closing may be delayed. No assurances can be given that any of the events anticipated by the forward-looking statements will transpire or occur, or if any of them do so, what impact they will have on the results of operations or financial condition of OncoGenex. The Company undertakes no obligation to update the forward-looking statements contained herein or to reflect events or circumstances occurring after the date hereof.

CONTACT: OncoGenex Media and Investor Contact: Jason I. Spark, Porter Novelli Life Sciences, (619) 849-6005, jspark@pnlifesciences.com


'/>"/>
SOURCE OncoGenex Technologies Inc.
Copyright©2008 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related biology technology :

1. Sonus Pharmaceuticals and OncoGenex Technologies to Merge
2. OncoGenex reports lead drug candidate OGX-011 achieved primary endpoint in Phase 2 Trial with second-line chemotherapy for prostate cancer
3. Arena Pharmaceuticals to Present at the Seventh Annual Needham & Company, LLC Biotechnology and Medical Technology Conference
4. Gen-Probe to Webcast Presentation at Seventh Annual Needham Biotechnology and Medical Technology Conference
5. Inverness Medical Innovations to Present at 7th Annual Needham & Company, LLC Biotechnology & Medical Technology Conference on June 12, 2008
6. InterMune to Present at Goldman Sachs Healthcare and Needham & Co. Biotechnology and Medical Technology Conferences
7. Amylin Pharmaceuticals to Present at Goldman Sachs Global Healthcare Conference
8. Hologic to Present at the Needham Seventh Annual Biotechnology and Medical Technology Conference
9. Telik Announces Presentation and Webcast at Needham Biotechnology Conference
10. PAREXEL International to Present at Goldman Sachs 29th Annual Global Healthcare Conference
11. NxStage Medical to Present at William Blair Growth Stock Conference
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:2/24/2017)... 2017  Driven by consumers, preference towards more ... fastest growing categories, finds the recently published U.S. ... Care: Multi-regional Market Analysis and Opportunities study ... Kline. "Biotechnology actives are derived from ... effective for skin and hair care applications," explains ...
(Date:2/24/2017)... DIEGO , Feb. 24, 2017  OncoSec Medical ... cancer immunotherapies, will host a Key Opinion Leader event ... as an oral and poster presentation at the upcoming ... plan. The KOL event will be held in-person and ... PM EST / 9:00 AM PST at the Lotte ...
(Date:2/23/2017)... SAN JOSE, Calif. , Feb. 23, 2017 ... an exclusive license for two key immunotherapy technologies ... The first technology provides a method to monitor ... therapy such as PD-L1 and CTLA-4.  The second ... detect if a patient is likely to have ...
(Date:2/23/2017)... (PRWEB) , ... February 23, ... ... Inc., announced today that in a published evaluation of multiple immunoassay-based threat ... U.S. Department of Energy Laboratory, PathSensors’ CANARY® biosensor threat detection technology was ...
Breaking Biology Technology:
(Date:2/21/2017)... Ore. , Feb. 22, 2017  IBM (NYSE: ... (Avamere Health Services, Infinity Rehab, Signature Hospice, Home Health, ... will apply the power of IBM cognitive computing to ... centers. By analyzing data streaming from sensors in senior ... and environmental conditions, and obtain deeper learnings into the ...
(Date:2/13/2017)... SAN FRANCISCO , Feb. 13, 2017 /PRNewswire/ ... a centralized platform that is designed to enhance ... the latest release in the RSA Fraud & ... to enable organizations to leverage additional insights from ... anti-fraud tools to better protect their customers from ...
(Date:2/8/2017)... 8, 2017 About Voice Recognition Biometrics Voice ... it against a stored voiceprint template. Acoustic features ... and tone are compared to distinguish between individual ... as most PCs already have a microphone and ... recognition biometrics are most likely to be deployed ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):