SAN DIEGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Ligand Pharmaceuticals Incorporated (NASDAQ: LGND) announced today that it will webcast its Investor and Analyst Day at the Eventi hotel in New York City on June 24, 2010 from 4:15 p.m. to 5:45 p.m. Eastern time (1:15 p.m. to 2:45 p.m. Pacific).
Presenters will include:
To access the webcast, please visit Presentations & Events in the Investor Relations section of the Ligand website at www.ligand.com. The webcast will be archived and available for replay for 30 days following the event.
About Ligand Pharmaceuticals
Ligand discovers and develops new drugs that address critical unmet medical needs of patients for a broad spectrum of diseases including hepatitis, muscle wasting, Alzheimer's, inflammatory diseases, anemia, COPD, asthma, rheumatoid arthritis and osteoporosis. Ligand's proprietary drug discovery and development programs are based on advanced cell-based assays, gene-expression tools, ultra-high throughput screening and one of the world's largest combinatorial chemical libraries. Ligand has strategic alliances with major pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies, including GlaxoSmithKline, Merck, Pfizer, Roche, Bristol-Myers Squibb, and Cephalon and more than 30 programs are in various stages of development by its partners.
Ligand Pharmaceuticals Incorporated
John L. Higgins, President and CEO or
Erika Luib, Investor Relations
Lippert/Heilshorn & Associates
Don Markley, 310-691-7100
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INDUSTRY KEYWORDS: Health Biotechnology Pharmaceutical