InterMune to Present at J. P. Morgan Healthcare Conference

BRISBANE, Calif., Jan. 5, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- InterMune, Inc. (NASDAQ: ITMN) today announced that Dan Welch, Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and President of InterMune, will present at the 30th Annual J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference in San Francisco on January 11, 2012, at 12:30 p.m. EST / 9:30 a.m. PST.  

To access a live audio webcast of the presentation, investors and other interested parties may log on to the investor relations page of InterMune's corporate website at www.intermune.com. The company recommends logging on to the site 15 minutes prior to the start of the presentation in order to register or download any necessary software.

About InterMune

InterMune is a biotechnology company focused on the research, development and commercialization of innovative therapies in pulmonology and fibrotic diseases. In pulmonology, InterMune is focused on therapies for the treatment of idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF), a progressive and fatal lung disease. Pirfenidone, the only medicine approved worldwide for IPF, is approved for marketing by InterMune in the EU as Esbriet® and is currently in a Phase 3 clinical trial in the United States.  Pirfenidone is also approved for the treatment of IPF in Japan, where it is marketed by Shionogi & Co. Ltd. under the trade name Pirespa®. InterMune's research programs are focused on the discovery of targeted, small-molecule therapeutics and biomarkers to treat and monitor serious pulmonary and fibrotic diseases. For additional information about InterMune and its R&D pipeline, please visit www.intermune.com.

SOURCE InterMune, Inc.

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