SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., March 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Poniard Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: PARD), a biopharmaceutical company focused on innovative oncology therapies, today announced that it will hold a conference call to discuss the Company's fourth quarter and year-end financial results and provide a corporate update, including ongoing development activities for picoplatin, the Company's lead product candidate.
Jerry McMahon, Ph.D., chairman and chief executive officer, Ronald A. Martell, president and chief operating officer, Greg Weaver, chief financial officer, and Robert De Jager, M.D., FACP, chief medical officer, will host the call beginning at 8:30 a.m. Eastern Time (5:30 a.m. Pacific Time) on Thursday, March 12. A press release for the fourth quarter and year-ended December 31, 2008, will be released before market opening on March 12.
To participate in the live call by telephone, please dial 877-719-9791 from the U.S. or 719-325-4811 for international callers. In addition, the live conference call is being webcast and can be accessed on the "Events" page of the "News & Events" section of the Company's website at http://www.poniard.com. A replay of the webcast will be available on the Company's website for 10 days.
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 chemotherapy. To date, clinical studies suggest that picoplatin has an improved safety profile relative to existing platinum-based cancer therapies. Picoplatin is designed to overcome platinum resistance associated w
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