Navigation Links
Rigel to Host Conference Call to Discuss Preliminary Phase 2 Study Results of R788 in Lymphoma
Date:6/2/2008

SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., June 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Rigel Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: RIGL) today announced that it will host a conference call with simultaneous webcast to discuss the preliminary results of its Phase 2 clinical study of R788, a novel, oral Syk kinase inhibitor, in patients with B-cell non-Hodgkin's lymphomas on Tuesday, June 3, 2008 at 8:00 a.m. EDT. Participating on the call will be Rigel senior management and the principal investigator on the study, Jonathan Friedberg, M.D., M.S.Sc., Associate Professor of Medicine, James P. Wilmot Cancer Center, University of Rochester Medical Center.

Conference Call and Webcast Information

To access the live call, please dial 866-356-3095 (domestic) or 617-597-5391 (international) 10 minutes prior to the start time and use the passcode 61157501. A replay of the call will be available, in webcast and podcast formats, at approximately 10:00 a.m. EDT on June 3, 2008 until June 10, 2008. To access the replay, please dial 888-286-8010 (domestic) or 617-801-6888 (international) and use the passcode 11043962. The conference call will also be webcast live and can be accessed from Rigel's website at http://www.rigel.com. Please connect to Rigel's website several minutes prior to the start of the live webcast to ensure adequate time for any software downloads that may be necessary.

Further information on R788 in B-cell lymphoma is available at Rigel's website: http://www.rigel.com/rigel/lymphoma.

About Rigel (http://www.rigel.com)

Rigel is a clinical-stage drug development company that discovers and develops novel, small-molecule drugs for the treatment of inflammatory/autoimmune diseases and cancer, as well as viral and metabolic diseases. Our goal is to file one new investigational new drug (IND) application in a significant indication each year. Rigel has achieved this goal every year since 2002. Our pioneering research focuses on intracellular signaling pathways and related targets that are critical to disease mechanisms. Rigel's productivity has resulted in strategic collaborations with large pharmaceutical partners to develop and market our product candidates. Rigel has product development programs in inflammatory/autoimmune diseases such as rheumatoid arthritis, thrombocytopenia and asthma, as well as in cancer.

Contact: Raul Rodriguez

Phone: 650.624.1302

Email: invrel@rigel.com

Media Contact: Susan C. Rogers, Alchemy Consulting, Inc.

Phone: 650.430.3777

Email: susan@alchemyemail.com


'/>"/>
SOURCE Rigel Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
Copyright©2008 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related medicine technology :

1. Rigels R788 Slows Progression of Murine Lupus in Preclinical Studies
2. Rigels R788 Shows Preclinical Activity in Type 1 Diabetes Model
3. Rigel Announces Initiation of Phase 1 Clinical Trial of R348 for Rheumatoid Arthritis, Psoriasis and Other Immune Disorders
4. Rigels R788 Demonstrates Significant Improvement in Rheumatoid Arthritis in Phase 2 Clinical Study
5. Rigel Announces Initiation of Phase 1 Clinical Trial of R343 for Allergic Asthma by its Partner Pfizer
6. Micromet to Present Clinical Update for BiTE Antibody MT103/MEDI-538 at the International Conference on Malignant Lymphomas
7. Treprostinil Data Presented at American Thoracic Society Conference Demonstrates Significant Clinical Progress in All Four Routes of Administration
8. Alba Therapeutics Announces the Presentation of Results of a Phase IIa Clinical Trial for Larazotide Acetate for the Treatment of Celiac Disease at the Digestive Disease Week Conference
9. PRoFESS(R) Results Announced at XVII European Stroke Conference
10. Neurobiological Technologies, Inc. Presents Dosing Rationale for Viprinex(TM) (ancrod) at the European Stroke Conference
11. Annual Conference on Vaccine Research to Highlight Not Only Health Benefits But Also Economic Gains
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:5/25/2016)... May 25, 2016 As illustrated ... earlier this month, the numbers and momentum of cannabis ... climb into the billions, more research and development push ... Edition State of Legal Marijuana Markets Report  from from ... firm, much of the increase in sector is attributed ...
(Date:5/25/2016)... 25, 2016 ReportsnReports.com adds ... report that provides an overview on therapeutic pipeline ... various stages, therapeutics assessment by drug target, mechanism ... molecule type, along with latest updates, and featured ... players involved in the therapeutic development for Chronic ...
(Date:5/24/2016)...  Diana Russell suffers from a form of rheumatoid ... out.  This disease has put her in a wheelchair, ... grandchildren to leave her home.  Because of the size ... the wheelchair.  So if there is a family function, ... left to wait for the bus. Photo ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:
(Date:5/27/2016)... ... May 27, 2016 , ... Southland Log Homes , ... American timber frame barn kits, which can be found on its website at SouthlandLogHomes.com. ... American barn plans, and they highlight the craftsmanship of timber post and beam construction. ...
(Date:5/27/2016)... ... May 27, 2016 , ... With over 60 percent ... the demand for a sustainable product to aid in the rehabilitation process has steadily ... the recovery of individuals with hemiplegia due to stroke. , Ekso Bionics has now ...
(Date:5/27/2016)... ... ... Beleza Medspa has initiated a new program to assist active ... time that Coolsculpting is being used for for more than just cosmetic purposes. ... the prescribed body-fat standard, measured by the circumference-based tape method. The tape-test is ...
(Date:5/27/2016)... ... ... With a team of certified experts, Validation Center is ... GMP accreditation, Validation Center is also a registered authority of the international system ... Validation Center is ISO17025 accredited and only offers its clients the latest technology, ...
(Date:5/26/2016)... ... May 26, 2016 , ... Cabot ... of defective respirators, according to court documents and SEC filings. A jury ... Becky Tyler v. American Optical Corporation, Case No. BC588866, Los Angeles County, California. ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):