SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Medivation, Inc. (Nasdaq: MDVN) today announced that David Hung, M.D., president and chief executive officer, will present at the 27th Annual J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference on Wednesday, January 14, at 10:00 a.m. Pacific Time at the Westin St. Francis Hotel in San Francisco.
Dr. Hung will provide an overview of Medivation and its clinical development programs for Dimebon for Alzheimer's and Huntington's diseases and MDV3100 for prostate cancer.
A live audio webcast will be available on the "Events and Presentations" page of the "Investor Relations" section of the Company's website at http://www.medivation.com. A replay also will be available for 30 days following the live presentation.
Medivation, Inc. is a biopharmaceutical company focused on the rapid development of novel small molecule drugs to treat serious diseases for which there are limited treatment options. Medivation aims to transform the treatment of these diseases and offer hope to critically ill patients and their caregivers. In September 2008, Medivation entered into a global agreement with Pfizer Inc to develop and commercialize Dimebon for the treatment of Alzheimer's and Huntington's diseases. With Pfizer, the Company is conducting a broad Dimebon clinical development program, including a pivotal and confirmatory Phase 3 trial, known as the CONNECTION study, in patients with mild-to-moderate Alzheimer's disease. The program also includes additional trials planned to begin this year in Alzheimer's disease, as well as further development of Dimebon in patients with mild-to-moderate Huntington's disease. In addition, a Phase 1-2 clinical trial of MDV3100 in patients with castration-resistant (also known as hormone-refractory) prostate cancer is ongoing. For more information, please visit us at http://www.medivation.com.
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