SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., July 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Poniard Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: PARD), a biopharmaceutical company focused on oncology, today announced that Ronald A. Martell, president and chief operating officer, will participate in two upcoming conferences in August during which he will provide a corporate overview, including a discussion of the clinical development program and regulatory strategy for picoplatin, the Company's lead product candidate.
* Oppenheimer & Co. Inc.'s Small & Mid Cap Clinical & Regulatory Conference on Monday, August 4, at 8:40 a.m. Eastern Time at the Oppenheimer office in New York. Mr. Martell will discuss Poniard's clinical development programs and regulatory strategy, and then participate in a subsequent panel discussion, entitled "Designing A Pivotal Program with an Eye Towards Approval." During this discussion, which begins at 9:55 a.m., Mr. Martell will discuss the regulatory path to approval for picoplatin.
* BMO Capital Markets' 2008 Focus on Healthcare Conference on Tuesday, August 5, at 9:00 a.m. Eastern Time at the Millennium Broadway Hotel in New York.
A live audio webcast of each Poniard presentation will be available for 10 business days on the "Events" page of the "News & Events" section of the Company's website at http://www.poniard.com.
About Poniard Pharmaceuticals
Poniard Pharmaceuticals, Inc. is a biopharmaceutical company focused on
the development and commercialization of innovative oncology products to
impact the lives of people with cancer. Picoplatin, the Company's lead
platform product candidate, is a new generation platinum therapy with an
improved safety profile relative to e
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