SAN FRANCISCO, May 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Medivation, Inc. (Nasdaq: MDVN) today announced that David Hung, M.D., president and chief executive officer, will present at the Leerink Swann Novel Cancer Therapeutics Roundtable Conference on Wednesday, May 20 in New York.
Dr. Hung will provide an overview of Medivation and its clinical development programs at 10:30 a.m. Eastern Time, which will be webcast. In addition, Dr. Hung will participate in an expert panel discussion titled, "New Developments in Solid Tumors, Focusing on GU and GI Cancers," on the same day at 8:10 a.m. Eastern Time.
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, 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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