EAST BRUNSWICK, N.J., March 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Savient Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: SVNT) today announced that Paul Hamelin, President of Savient Pharmaceuticals will be presenting at the upcoming Cowen and Company 29th Annual Healthcare Conference.
The presentation is scheduled to begin on Tuesday, March 17, 2009 at 8:45 a.m. Eastern Time. The Conference will be held at the Boston Marriott Copley Place in Boston, MA, March 16-19, 2009.
Individuals can listen to a live webcast of the presentation by logging on to the Investor Relations section of Savient Pharmaceuticals' Web site, http://www.savient.com. A replay of the webcast will be available on the Company's Web site for 30 days.
ABOUT SAVIENT PHARMACEUTICALS, INC.
Savient Pharmaceuticals, Inc. is a biopharmaceutical company engaged in developing and distributing pharmaceutical products that target unmet medical needs in both niche and broader markets. The Company's product development candidate, KRYSTEXXA(TM) (pegloticase) for treatment-failure gout, has reported positive Phase 1, 2 and 3 clinical data. Patient dosing in the Phase 3 clinical studies began in June 2006; patient enrollment was completed in March 2007; the Phase 3 clinical studies were completed in October 2007; the BLA was filed with the FDA in October 2008 and the FDA granted priority review status in December 2008. Savient has exclusively licensed worldwide rights to the technology related to KRYSTEXXA, formerly referred to as Puricase(R), from
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