MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., June 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- VIVUS, Inc. (Nasdaq: VVUS), a pharmaceutical company dedicated to the development and commercialization of novel therapeutic products, today announced that Dr. Barbara Troupin, senior director clinical development, will present an overview of the company at the 8th Annual Needham Life Sciences Conference.
The VIVUS presentation will take place at the New York Palace Hotel on Thursday, June 11, 2009 at 3:30 p.m. ET. A live webcast and 30-day archive of the presentation will be available at http://www.wsw.com/webcast/needham31/vvus/ or http://www.vivus.com.
VIVUS is a biopharmaceutical company developing innovative, next-generation therapies to address unmet needs in obesity, diabetes and sexual health. The company's lead investigational product in clinical development, Qnexa(TM), is expected to complete Phase 3 clinical trials for the treatment of obesity in 2009. Qnexa is also in Phase 2 clinical development for the treatment of type 2 diabetes. In the area of sexual health, VIVUS is in Phase 3 development with avanafil, its PDE5 inhibitor drug candidate, and in Phase 2 development of Luramist(TM), its drug candidate for the treatment of hypoactive sexual desire disorder (HSDD) in women. MUSE(R) (alprostadil), a first generation therapy for the treatment of ED, is already on the market and generating revenue for VIVUS. For more information about the company, please visit www.vivus.com.
CONTACT: VIVUS, Inc. Investor Relations: The Trout Group Timothy E. Morris Brian Korb Chief Financial Officer 646-378-2923 650-934-5200 Media Relations: Pure Communications, Inc. Sheryl Seapy 949-608-0841
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