Other Preclinical Programs:
-- Preclinical data presented at the 5th Annual International
Anti-Angiogenesis Conference confirmed that Peregrine's fully human,
selective anti-VEGF antibody R84 was as effective as Avastin(R) in
inhibiting tumor growth in a model of human breast cancer. Selective
anti-VEGF agents may have potential advantages over non-selective
-- Wholly owned manufacturing subsidiary Avid Bioservices signed an
agreement with ARIUS Research to produce clinical supplies of their
lead cancer stem cell anti-CD44 antibody.
-- Avid continued to demonstrate strong revenue performance during the
third quarter of fiscal year 2008.
The company will host a conference call today, March 11, 2008 at 11:30 a.m. EDT/8:30 a.m. PDT to discuss its third quarter FY 2008 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: 1 (800) 860-2442. A telephonic replay of the conference call will be available starting approximately one hour after the conclusion of the call through March 18, 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 infec
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