TARRYTOWN, N.Y., Nov. 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- EpiCept Corporation (Nasdaq and OMX Nordic Exchange: EPCT) today announced that Jack Talley, President and CEO, will present a company overview at the BMO Capital Markets Focus on Healthcare Conference on December 5, 2007 at 11:00 a.m. Eastern Time. The conference will be held at The Millennium Broadway Hotel in New York City on December 4th and 5th. Mr. Talley will present a company overview.
The presentation will be available live via webcast on December 5, 2007. The webcast can be accessed by visiting the Company's website at http://www.epicept.com. A replay of the presentation will be available following the event.
About EpiCept Corporation
EpiCept is focused on unmet needs in the treatment of pain and cancer. The Company has a staged portfolio of pharmaceutical product candidates with several pain therapies in late-stage clinical trials, and a lead oncology compound (for acute myeloid leukemia, or AML) with demonstrated efficacy in a Phase III trial; a marketing authorization application for this compound has been submitted in Europe. EpiCept is based in Tarrytown, N.Y., and its research and development team in San Diego is pursuing a drug discovery program focused on novel approaches to apoptosis.
This news release and any oral statements made with respect to the information contained in this news release, contains forward-looking statements within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Such forward-looking statements include statements which express plans, anticipation, intent, contingency, goals, targets, future development and are otherwise not statements of historical fact. These statements are based on EpiCept's current expectations and are subject to risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results or developments to be materially different from historical results or from any future results expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements. Factors that may cause actual results or developments to differ materially include: the risk that Ceplene will not receive regulatory approval or marketing authorization in the EU or that Ceplene, if approved, will not achieve significant commercial success, the risk that Myriad's development of Azixa(TM)* will not be successful, the risk that Azixa will not receive regulatory approval or achieve significant commercial success, the risk that EpiCept will not receive any significant payments under its agreement with Myriad, the risk that the development of the Company's other apoptosis product candidates will not be successful, the risk that its ASAP technology will not yield any successful product candidates, the risk that clinical trials for NP-1 or EPC 2407 will not be successful, that NP-1 or EPC 2407 will not receive regulatory approval or achieve significant commercial success, the risk that the Company's other product candidates that appeared promising in early research and clinical trials do not demonstrate safety and/or efficacy in larger-scale or later stage clinical trials, the risk that EpiCept will not obtain approval to market any of its product candidates, the risks associated with reliance on additional outside financing to meet its capital requirements, the risks associated with dependence upon key personnel, the risks associated with reliance on collaborative partners and others for further clinical trials, development, manufacturing and commercialization of its product candidates; the cost, delays and uncertainties associated with its scientific research, product development, clinical trials and regulatory approval process; its history of operating losses since inception; competition; litigation; risks associated with prior material weaknesses in internal controls; and risks associated with the Company's ability to protect its intellectual property. These factors and other material risks are more fully discussed in EpiCept's periodic reports, including its reports on Forms 8-K, 10-Q and 10-K and other filings with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. You are urged to carefully review and consider the disclosures found in EpiCept's filings which are available at http://www.sec.gov or at http://www.epicept.com. You are cautioned not to place undue reliance on any forward-looking statements, any of which could turn out to be wrong due to inaccurate assumptions, unknown risks or uncertainties or other risk factors.
*Azixa is a registered trademark of Myriad Genetics, Inc.
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