SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., July 24 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Poniard Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: PARD), a biopharmaceutical company focused on oncology, today announced that it will hold a conference call to discuss the Company's second quarter results and provide a corporate update, including an update on the clinical development plan 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, Caroline Loewy, chief financial officer, and Robert De Jager, M.D., FACP, chief medical officer, will host the call beginning at 5:00 p.m. Eastern time (2:00 p.m. Pacific time) on Thursday, July 31. A press release for the first quarter ended June 30, 2008, will be released after markets close on July 31.
To participate in the live call by telephone, please dial 877-419-6591 from the U.S. or +1-719-325-4901 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 therapy with an
improved safety profile relative to existing platinum-based cancer
therapies. Picoplatin is designed to overcome platinum resistance
associated with chemotherapy in
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