SAN DIEGO, May 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Halozyme Therapeutics, Inc. (Nasdaq: HALO), a biopharmaceutical company developing and commercializing products targeting the extracellular matrix, today announced that management will be presenting at the Bank of America Merrill Lynch Health Care Conference in Las Vegas. The presentation is scheduled for May 12 at 11:10 a.m. PDT (2:10 p.m. EDT). To listen to the live webcast or a replay of the presentation, please visit the Investor Relations section of the company's Web site at www.halozyme.com. The replay will be available for 90 days after the event.
Halozyme Therapeutics is a biopharmaceutical company developing and commercializing products targeting the extracellular matrix for the insulin, cancer, dermatology and drug delivery markets. The company's product portfolio is based primarily on intellectual property covering the family of human enzymes known as hyaluronidases and additional enzymes that affect the extracellular matrix. Halozyme's Enhanze™ technology is a novel drug delivery platform designed to increase the absorption and dispersion of biologics. The company has key partnerships with Roche and Baxter to apply Enhanze technology to therapeutic biologics including Herceptin®, MabThera®, and immunoglobulin. Halozyme's Ultrafast Insulin program combines its rHuPH20 enzyme with mealtime insulins, which may produce more rapid absorption, faster action, and improved glycemic control. The product candidates in Halozyme's pipeline target multiple areas of significant unmet medical need. For more information visit www.halozyme.com.
Robert H. Uhl
Senior Director, Investor Relations
SOURCE Halozyme Therapeutics, Inc.