FDA published today that it will not hold an advisory committee meeting on ceftobiprole

FDA published today that it will not hold an advisory committee meeting on ceftobiprole

Basel, Switzerland, February 13, 2008

Basilea Pharmaceutica announces that the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) determined that the Anti-Infective Drugs Advisory Committee meeting scheduled for February 28, 2008 will not be held, as provided for under the provisions of the amendment of Section 505 of the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act.
Further information can be found in the Federal Register at: http://www.accessdata.fda.gov/scripts/oc/ohrms/advdisplay.cfm

About Basilea
Basilea Pharmaceutica Ltd. is an integrated biopharmaceutical company headquartered in Basel, Switzerland, listed on the SWX Swiss Exchange (SWX: BSLN). The company focuses on the discovery, development and commercialization of innovative medicines for resistant bacterial infections, systemic fungal infections, and severe skin diseases.

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