ROCKVILLE, Md., Nov. 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- EntreMed, Inc. (Nasdaq: ENMD) a clinical-stage pharmaceutical company developing therapeutics for the treatment of cancer and inflammatory diseases, announced today that James S. Burns, President and Chief Executive Officer, will present a Company update at the Rodman and Renshaw 10th Annual Healthcare Conference, which is being held November 10-12, 2008 at the New York Palace Hotel in New York, NY. Mr. Burns' presentation is scheduled for Tuesday, November 11, 2008 at 2:25 p.m. (local time).
Mr. Burns' presentation will be web cast and, as previously announced, will serve as the Company's third quarter 2008 update. The presentation can be accessed through the Company's web site at http://www.entremed.com. An archive will be available on the web site for approximately 90 days.
EntreMed, Inc. is a clinical-stage pharmaceutical company developing therapeutic candidates primarily for the treatment of cancer and inflammation. MKC-1, an oral cell-cycle regulator with activity against the mTOR pathway, is currently in multiple Phase 2 clinical trials for cancer. ENMD-2076, a selective angiogenic kinase inhibitor, and ENMD-1198, a novel antimitotic agent are in Phase 1 studies in advanced cancers. The Company also has an approved IND application for Panzem(R) in rheumatoid arthritis. EntreMed's goal is to develop and commercialize new compounds based on the Company's expertise in angiogenesis, cell cycle regulation, cell signaling and inflammation - processes vital to the treatment of cancer and other diseases, such as rheumatoid arthritis. Additional information about EntreMed is available on the Company's web site at http://www.entremed.com and in various filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission.
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additional capital and the uncertainty of additional funding; variations in
actual sales of Thalomid(R), risks associated with the Company's product
candidates; the early-stage products under development; results in
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clinical development of any products; dependence on third parties; future
capital needs; and risks relating to the commercialization, if any, of the
Company's proposed products (such as marketing, safety, regulatory, patent,
product liability, supply, competition and other risks).
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