SAN DIEGO, Sept. 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Orexigen((R) )Therapeutics, Inc. (Nasdaq: OREX), a biopharmaceutical company focused on the treatment of obesity, today announced that the Company will be speaking at two upcoming investor conferences. The details are as follows:
Morgan Stanley Global Healthcare Unplugged Conference Date: September 15, 2009 Time: 9:45am Eastern Time Location: Grand Hyatt Hotel, New York Speaker: Michael Narachi, President and Chief Executive Officer NewsMakers in the Biotech Industry Conference Date: September 16, 2009 Time: 11:30am Eastern Time Location: Millennium Broadway Hotel, New York Speaker: Graham Cooper, Chief Financial Officer
About Orexigen Therapeutics
Orexigen Therapeutics, Inc. is a biopharmaceutical company focused on the treatment of obesity. The Company's lead investigational product, Contrave((R),) has completed Phase 3 clinical trials and is on track for a regulatory submission with the FDA in the first half of 2010. The Company's second product, Empatic(TM), is in the later stages of Phase 2 clinical development, with results expected in the second half of 2009. Each product candidate is designed to act on a specific group of neurons in the central nervous system with the goal of achieving appetite suppression and sustained weight loss, through combination therapeutic approaches. Further information about the Company can be found athttp://www.Orexigen.com.
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