-- Avid Bioservices became the first U.S. pre-approved contract manufacturer for licensees of the DSM Biologics and Crucell PER.C6(R) cell line, a proprietary high yield cell line with important advantages over other approaches.
-- Received a Staff Determination letter from the Nasdaq Stock Market indicating that the company was not in compliance with the $1.00 minimum bid price requirement for continued listing. On September 4, 2008, Peregrine attended an oral hearing with an independent Nasdaq Panel and Peregrine requested an additional 180 days to regain compliance, or until January 20, 2009. The final written decision from Nasdaq is expected within 30 days of the hearing date.
The company will host a conference call today, September 9, 2008 at 11:30 a.m. EDT/8:30 a.m. PDT to discuss its First Quarter FY 2009 financial results.
To listen to a live broadcast of the call over the Internet or to review the archived call, please visit: http://www.peregrineinc.com. The webcast will be archived on Peregrine's website for approximately 30 days.
To listen to the conference call via telephone, please call the following number approximately 10 minutes prior to the scheduled start time and request to join the Peregrine Pharmaceuticals call: (800) 860-2442. A telephonic replay of the conference call will be available starting approximately one hour after the conclusion of the call through September 16, 2008 by calling (877) 344-7529, passcode 382933#.
About Peregrine Pharmaceuticals
Peregrine Pharmaceuticals, Inc. is a biopharmaceutical company with a
portfolio of innovative product candidates in clinical trials for the
treatment of cancer and hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection. The company is
pursuing three separate clinical programs in cancer and HCV infection with
its lead product candidates bavituximab and
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