SAN DIEGO, Feb. 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Anadys Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: ANDS) announced today that it will present at the 11th Annual BIO CEO and Investor Conference on Monday, February 9, 2009 at 11:00 a.m. EST (8:00 a.m. PST). The conference is being held at the Waldorf-Astoria Hotel in New York.
Steve Worland, Ph.D., President and Chief Executive Officer of Anadys, will provide an overview of Anadys and an update on its clinical programs: ANA598 and ANA773 in hepatitis C and ANA773 in cancer.
Additionally, Dr. Worland will participate as a panelist on the Infectious Disease panel, which will address the changing HCV landscape, the current role of direct acting anti-virals in HCV therapy, and the future of HCV combination therapy at the conference on Monday, February 9 at 1:45 p.m.
The corporate presentation will be simultaneously webcast and can be accessed on the Investor Relations page of the Company's website at www.anadyspharma.com. Listeners are encouraged to visit the website approximately five minutes prior to the corporate presentation to download or install any necessary software. A replay of the presentation will be available approximately one hour after the live webcast concludes and will be available through February 23, 2009.
Anadys Pharmaceuticals, Inc. is a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company dedicated to improving patient care by developing novel medicines in the areas of hepatitis C and oncology. For the treatment of chronic hepatitis C, the Company is developing two potentially complementary agents, ANA598, a non-nucleoside polymerase inhibitor and ANA773, an oral TLR7 agonist prodrug. The Company is also developing ANA773 for the treatment of cancer.