SAN DIEGO, Feb. 27 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Anadys Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: ANDS) announced today that it will present at the Susquehanna Second Annual SIGnificant Options in Healthcare Conference on Tuesday, March 4, 2008 at 4:30 p.m. EST (1:30 p.m. PST). The conference is being held at the W Hotel in New York.
Steve Worland, Ph.D., President and Chief Executive Officer of Anadys Pharmaceuticals, Inc., will present an overview of Anadys and its two development-stage product candidates, ANA598 and ANA773.
Additionally, Dr. Worland will participate as a panel member in a discussion of the role of non-nucleoside and nucleoside polymerase inhibitors in the future of HCV therapy at the conference on Wednesday, March 5 at 9:15 a.m.
The corporate presentation on Tuesday, March 4 will be simultaneously webcast and can be accessed on the Investor Relations page of the Company's website at http://www.anadyspharma.com. Listeners are encouraged to visit the website approximately five minutes prior to the corporate presentation to download or install any necessary software. A replay of the presentation will be available approximately one hour after the live webcast concludes and will be available through March 18, 2008.
Anadys Pharmaceuticals, Inc. is a biopharmaceutical company dedicated to improving patient care by developing novel medicines in the areas of hepatitis C and oncology. The Company is developing ANA598, a small-molecule, non-nucleoside inhibitor of the NS5B polymerase for the treatment of chronic hepatitis C and ANA773, an oral TLR7 agonist prodrug for cancer.
Safe Harbor Statement
Statements in this press release that are not strictly historical in nature constitute "forward-looking statements." Such statements include, but are not limited to, references to Anadys' strategy, development programs, and ability to develop novel medicines in the areas of hepatitis C and cancer. Such forward-looking statements involve known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors, which may cause Anadys' actual results to be materially different from historical results or from any results expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements. For example, the results of preclinical studies may not be predictive of future results, and Anadys cannot provide any assurances that ANA598 or ANA773 will not have unforeseen safety issues, will have favorable results in future clinical trials or will receive regulatory approval. Risk factors that may cause actual results to differ are discussed in Anadys' SEC filings, including Anadys' Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2006 and the "Risk Factors" section of Anadys' Form 10-Q for the quarter ended September 30, 2007. All forward-looking statements are qualified in their entirety by this cautionary statement. Anadys is providing this information as of this date and does not undertake any obligation to update any forward-looking statements contained in this document as a result of new information, future events or otherwise.
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