SAN FRANCISCO, Feb. 26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- VIA Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: VIAP), a biotechnology company focused on the development of compounds for the treatment of cardiovascular disease, announced today that James G. Stewart, senior vice president, chief financial officer of VIA, will present a company update at the Susquehanna Second Annual SIGnificant Options in Healthcare on Tuesday, March 4, 2008, at 1:30 p.m. ET at the W Hotel in New York. Interested parties may access a live audio webcast of the presentation from the investor section of the VIA website, http://www.viapharmaceuticals.com. A replay of the presentation will be archived on the site for at least one week following the presentation.
Also on March 4, Lawrence K. Cohen, Ph.D., chief executive officer of VIA, will be speaking at the Rodman & Renshaw Straight to the Heart Cardiovascular Investor Mini Conference in Boston, at the Boston Harbor Hotel.
About VIA Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
VIA Pharmaceuticals, Inc. is a biotechnology company focused on the development of compounds for the treatment of cardiovascular disease. VIA is building a pipeline of small-molecule drugs that target a significant unmet medical need: reducing inflammation in the blood vessel wall, which is an underlying cause of atherosclerosis and its complications, including heart attack and stroke. The company's lead drug candidate, VIA-2291, is in multiple Phase 2 clinical studies in patients with cardiovascular disease. For more information, visit: http://www.viapharmaceuticals.com.
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