BRISBANE, Calif., March 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- InterMune, Inc. (Nasdaq: ITMN) today announced that Daniel G. Welch, Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and President of InterMune, will present at the Cowen and Company 29th Annual Health Care Conference in Boston on March 17, 2009 at 3:10 p.m. EDT.
To access a live audio webcast of the presentation, investors and other interested parties may log on to the investor relations page of InterMune's corporate website at www.intermune.com. The company recommends logging on to the site 15 minutes prior to the start of the presentation in order to register or download any necessary software.
InterMune is a biotechnology company focused on the research, development and commercialization of innovative therapies in pulmonology and hepatology. InterMune has a pipeline portfolio addressing idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF) and hepatitis C virus (HCV) infections. The pulmonology portfolio includes the Phase 3 program, CAPACITY, which is evaluating pirfenidone as a possible therapeutic candidate for the treatment of patients with IPF, RECAP, an open-label extension study from CAPACITY, and a research program focused on pirfenidone analog ITMN-520. The hepatology portfolio includes the HCV protease inhibitor compound ITMN-191 (referred to as R7227 at Roche) in Phase 1b, a second-generation HCV protease inhibitor research program, and a research program evaluating a new target in hepatology. For additional information about InterMune and its R&D pipeline, please visit www.intermune.com.
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