SAN FRANCISCO, June 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Medivation, Inc. (Nasdaq: MDVN) today announced that David Hung, M.D., president and chief executive officer, will present at the 8th Annual Needham Life Sciences Conference on Thursday, June 11, at 10:30 a.m. Eastern Time at the New York Palace Hotel.
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 of the corporate presentation 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 announced 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 that includes several Phase 3 trials assessing the efficacy and safety of Dimebon taken alone or in combination with other Alzheimer's medication in patients with mild, moderate or severe Alzheimer's disease. Further development of Dimebon in patients with Huntington's disease is also planned. 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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