Navigation Links
Nektar to Webcast Presentation of Phase 1 Clinical Results for Lead Small Molecule PEG-Oncolytic Program, NKTR-102 (PEG-irinotecan)

SAN CARLOS, Calif., May 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Nektar Therapeutics (Nasdaq: NKTR) will host a meeting and Webcast on Monday, June 2, 2008 at 6:30 PM Central Time to discuss the company's lead oncology program, NKTR-102 (PEG-irinotecan). The Webcast will include a presentation by featured speaker Dr. Daniel D. Von Hoff, M.D., F.A.C.P, the lead investigator for the NKTR-102 Phase 1 trial. Dr. Von Hoff is Physician-in-Chief and Senior Investigator at the Translational Genomics Research Institute (TGen), Chief Scientific Officer for the Scottsdale Clinical Research Institute at Scottsdale Healthcare, and Chief Scientific Officer of US Oncology.

A live audio-only Webcast of this presentation can be accessed beginning at 6:30 PM Central Time on June 2, 2008 through a link posted on the Nektar website: A replay will also be accessible through the same link through June 15, 2008.

To attend this event in person, please RSVP no later than Sunday, June 1, 2008 to Vanessa Rivas:

Time: 6:00 - 6:30 PM (Central Time) -- Registration

6:30 PM (Central Time) -- Webcast presentation

Location: Fulton's on the River

Riverfront Room and Veranda

315 N. LaSalle Street

Chicago, IL 60610

About Nektar

Nektar Therapeutics is a biopharmaceutical company that develops and enables differentiated therapeutics with its industry-leading PEGylation and pulmonary drug development platforms. Nektar PEGylation technology has enabled eight approved products for partners, which include leading pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies. Nektar also develops its own products by applying its PEGylation and pulmonary technology platforms to existing medicines with the objective to enhance performance, such as improving efficacy, safety and compliance.

Contact: Jennifer Ruddock, +1-650-283-6253,

SOURCE Nektar Therapeutics
Copyright©2008 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related medicine technology :

1. Nektar Commences Phase 2 Clinical Development Program for NKTR-102 (PEG-Irinotecan) in Colorectal Cancer
2. Nektar Commences Phase 2 Trial of NKTR-118 (oral PEG-naloxol) Evaluating Efficacy and Safety as Treatment for Opioid-Induced Bowel Dysfunction
3. Nektar Terminates All Negotiations With Potential Partners for Inhaled Insulin; Increased Number of Lung Cancer Cases Observed in Ongoing Clinical Studies of Inhaled Insulin Patients
4. Nektar Therapeutics to Present Positive Data at Upcoming Medical and Scientific Meetings
5. Exelixis Announces September 5 Webcast of Its 2007 IASLC Investor and Analyst Briefing
6. Gen-Probe Announces Webcast of Third Quarter 2007 Earnings Conference Call
7. PharmAthene to Webcast its Third Quarter Conference Call on November 13, 2007 at 4:30 P.M. Eastern Time
8. Nuvelo Announces Alfimeprase SONOMA-2 Catheter Occlusion Data Presentation Webcast and Conference Call
9. Webcast of QIAGEN N.V.s (Nasdaq: QGEN) First Quarter 2008 Financial Results Call Set for May 6
10. Johnson & Johnson to Provide Webcast Presentation of Tapentadol Phase 3 Clinical Data Presented at American Pain Societys Annual Meeting
11. Join NPRs David Ewing Duncan, Author Jessica Queller and a Panel of Medical and Legal Experts in a 90-Minute Webcast on Genetic Testing, Genomic Medicine and Breast & Ovarian Cancer
Post Your Comments:
(Date:10/11/2017)... Texas , Oct. 11, 2017  Caris Life ... focused on fulfilling the promise of precision medicine, today ... has joined Caris, Precision Oncology Alliance™ (POA) as its ... cancer centers, the St. Jude Crosson Cancer Institute will ... advance the use of tumor profiling, making cancer treatment ...
(Date:10/10/2017)... 2017  NDS received FDA 510(k) clearance in May 2017 for ... stand specifically designed for endoscopy environments. An innovative secondary monitor solution, ... solution to support the improvement of patient outcomes, procedural efficiency, and ... ... ...
(Date:10/5/2017)... Oct. 5, 2017  In response to the ... and Maxillofacial Surgeons (AAOMS) released prescribing recommendations that ... be used as a first-line therapy to manage ... Recognizing the value and ... Paper "Opioid Prescribing: Acute and Postoperative Pain Management" ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:
(Date:10/13/2017)... ... 13, 2017 , ... “The Journey: From the Mountains to the Mission Field”: ... souls in the Philippines. “The Journey: From the Mountains to the Mission Field” is ... Bible. She has taught all ages and currently teaches a class of ladies at ...
(Date:10/12/2017)... WILMINGTON, Del. (PRWEB) , ... October 12, 2017 ... ... technology and advisory services for healthcare compliance program management, will showcase a range ... and National Association for Assisted Living (NCAL) Convention and Expo to be held ...
(Date:10/12/2017)... Orleans, LA (PRWEB) , ... October 12, 2017 , ... ... centers in the U.S., announced today its plans to open a flagship location in ... will occupy the former Rooms To Go store next to Office Depot in the ...
(Date:10/12/2017)... ... ... IsoComforter, Inc. ( ), one of the Nation’s premier ... of the shoulder pad. The shoulder pad provides optimal support and full contact ... using cold therapy. By utilizing ice and water that is circulated from an insulated ...
(Date:10/12/2017)... ... 12, 2017 , ... Asante, a nationally recognized health system ... their existing home health joint venture through an agreement, effective October 1, 2017, ... venture home health company with Asante, delivering clinically integrated care, for the past ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):