Navigation Links
Marketing of Diagnostics and deCODEme(TM), Recent Progress in Drug Development to be Highlighted at deCODE R&D Event
Date:6/30/2008

REYKJAVIK, Iceland, June 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- At its annual R&D event being held today in New York, deCODE genetics (Nasdaq: DCGN) will provide an update on progress in all aspects of its business, including the commercial potential and marketing rollout for its growing range of DNA-based diagnostic tests; the company's pioneering personal genome analysis service deCODEme(TM); recent progress in its drug development programs; and how the company's global leadership in gene discovery is driving the growth of its portfolio of products to apply human genetics to improve health and healthcare.

Presentations by deCODE management will be webcast live today beginning at 1pm Eastern Time/5pm GMT/6pm British Summer time. The webcast can be accessed through the Investors page on deCODE's website, http://www.decode.com, and those interested in listening should log on a few minutes in advance in order to download any software or complete any sign-in that may be required. The webcast will be archived for at least one week.

About deCODE

deCODE is a biopharmaceutical company applying its discoveries in human genetics to the development of diagnostics and drugs for common diseases. deCODE is a global leader in gene discovery -- our population approach and resources have enabled us to isolate key genes contributing to major public health challenges from cardiovascular disease to cancer, genes that are providing us with drug targets rooted in the basic biology of disease. Through its CLIA-registered laboratory, deCODE is offering a growing range of DNA-based tests for gauging risk and empowering prevention of common diseases, including deCODE T2(TM) for type 2 diabetes; deCODE AF(TM) for atrial fibrillation and stroke; deCODE MI(TM) for heart attack; deCODE ProCa(TM) for prostate cancer; and deCODE Glaucoma(TM) for a major type of glaucoma. deCODE is delivering on the promise of the new genetics(SM). Visit us on the web at http://www.decode.com; on our diagnostics website at http://www.decodediagnostics.com; and, for our pioneering personal genome analysis service, at http://www.decodeme.com.

Any statements contained in this presentation that relate to future plans, events or performance are forward-looking statements within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. These forward-looking statements are subject to a number of risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results, and the timing of events, to differ materially from those described in the forward-looking statements. These risks and uncertainties include, among others, those relating to our ability to obtain financing and to form collaborative relationships, uncertainty regarding potential future deterioration in the market for auction rate securities which could result in additional permanent impairment charges, our ability to develop and market diagnostic products, the level of third party reimbursement for our products, risks related to preclinical and clinical development of pharmaceutical products, including the identification of compounds and the completion of clinical trials, the effect of government regulation and the regulatory approval processes, market acceptance, our ability to obtain and protect intellectual property rights for our products, dependence on collaborative relationships, the effect of competitive products, industry trends and other risks identified in deCODE's filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission, including, without limitation, the risk factors identified in our most recent Annual Report on Form 10-K and any updates to those risk factors filed from time to time in our Quarterly Reports on Form 10-Q or Current Reports on Form 8-K. deCODE undertakes no obligation to update or alter these forward-looking statements as a result of new information, future events or otherwise.

Contacts:

Gisli Arnason Joy Bessenger

+354 570 1825 +1 212 481 3891

gisli.arnason@decode.is joy.bessenger@decode.is


'/>"/>
SOURCE deCODE genetics
Copyright©2008 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related medicine technology :

1. AMT Prepares for Submission of Marketing Authorization Dossier for AMT-011 (Glybera(R))
2. European Regulatory Agency Accepts Cell Therapeutics, Inc.s Marketing Authorization Application for XYOTAX(TM) for Lung Cancer for Review
3. Cell Therapeutics, Inc. (CTI) Submits European Marketing Authorization Application for XYOTAX(TM)
4. Infant Formula Manufacturers Again under Ethical Cloud: Marketing Gimmick Linked to Serious Illnesses
5. Pharmion Submits European Marketing Authorization Application (MAA) for Vidaza(R) in Patients with Higher-Risk Myelodysplastic Syndromes (MDS)
6. ADVENTRX Meets Primary Endpoint in ANX-530 Marketing-Enabling Clinical Study
7. ADVENTRX Announces Completion of Patient Enrollment in ANX-530 Marketing-Enabling Clinical Study
8. FDA Advisory Committees Recommend Continued U.S. Marketing Authorization for Trasylol(R)
9. Rosetta Genomics and Rabin Medical Center Announce a Collaboration Focused on MicroRNA-Based Diagnostics
10. Pressure BioSciences, Inc. Announces $850,000 NIH SBIR Phase II Award for the Development of a New PCT-dependent System for Improved Biomarker Discovery, Diagnostics, and Drug Discovery
11. Ion Mobility Diagnostic Test from Quest Diagnostics is First to Provide Direct Physical Measurement of Lipoprotein Particles, Cardiovascular Disease Indicators, Study Finds
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:6/24/2016)... Dublin ... of the " Global Markets for Spectroscopy Equipment" ... This report focuses on the global ... including its applications in various applications. The report deals ... three main industries: pharmaceutical and biotechnology, food and beverage, ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... -- The Academy of Managed Care Pharmacy (AMCP) today ... allow biopharmaceutical companies to more easily share health care ... coverage decisions, a move that addresses the growing need ... The recommendations address restrictions in the sharing of product ... a prohibition that hinders decision makers from accessing HCEI ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... SAN CLEMENTE, Calif. , June 24, 2016  American ... function testing company, is now able to perform sophisticated lung assessments ... ndd Medical Technologies , Inc. Patients are no ...  Thanks to ndd,s EasyOne PRO ® , ARL patients like Jeanne ... needed testing done in the comfort of her own home. ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:
(Date:6/27/2016)... ... 2016 , ... TopConsumerReviews.com recently awarded their highest five-star rating to Best Buy ... in the United States and Canada wear eyeglasses. Once considered to be a purely ... make a fashion statement. Even celebrities use glasses as a way of creating an ...
(Date:6/26/2016)... ... ... Kasmer, a legally blind and certified personal trainer is helping to develop a weight loss ... plans to fix the two major problems leading the fitness industry today:, ... , They don’t eliminate all the reasons people quit their exercise program ...
(Date:6/25/2016)... , ... June 25, 2016 , ... "With 30 hand-drawn ... specific project," said Christina Austin - CEO of Pixel Film Studios. , ProHand ... all within Final Cut Pro X . Simply select a ProHand generator and ...
(Date:6/25/2016)... , ... June 25, 2016 , ... Conventional wisdom preaches ... success. In terms of the latter, setting the bar too high can result in ... than just slow progress toward their goal. , Research from PsychTests.com ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) , ... June 24, 2016 ... ... 12th International Conference and Scientific Sessions in Dallas that it will receive two ... Announcement of the grants came as PHA marked its 25th anniversary by recognizing ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):