SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- VIA Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: VIAP), a biotechnology company focused on the development of compounds for the treatment of cardiovascular disease, announced today that James G. Stewart, senior vice president and chief financial officer of VIA, will present a company update at the Fourth Annual Noble Financial Equity Conference at 8:00 a.m. PT on Tuesday, August 19, 2008 at the Loews Lake Las Vegas Resort in Nevada.
Interested parties may access a live webcast including a virtual slide presentation from the investor section of the VIA website, http://www.viapharmaceuticals.com. A replay will be archived on the VIA website for at least one week following the presentation.
About VIA Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
VIA Pharmaceuticals, Inc. is a biotechnology company focused on the development of compounds for the treatment of cardiovascular disease. VIA is building a pipeline of small-molecule drugs that target a significant unmet medical need: reducing inflammation in the blood vessel wall, which is an underlying cause of atherosclerosis and its complications, including heart attack and stroke. The company's lead drug candidate, VIA-2291, is in multiple Phase 2 clinical studies in patients with cardiovascular disease. For more information, visit: http://www.viapharmaceuticals.com.
About Noble Financial
Noble Financial is a privately-held, full-service capital markets firm driven by what is often overlooked by other firms -- uncovering the value embedded in the orphaned, undiscovered or misunderstood company. The company focuses on converting market inefficiencies into profit opportunities. Noble Financial supports emerging companies through strategic advice, investment banking, market-making, sales & trading, comprehensive equity research, and the development of institutional support. Noble Financial's equity conferences -- 2008 marks their fourth annual -- allow for a unique blend of professional and personal interaction among a diverse cross-section of executives. The company has operated for 24 years and has offices in Florida, New York City and Boston.
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