VALENCIA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- MannKind Corporation (Nasdaq: MNKD), focused on discovering, developing and commercializing treatments for diabetes and cancer, announced today that it will present at the Canaccord Genuity 5th Annual Cardiovascular, Diabetes & Obesity Conference on Wednesday, December 8, 2010 at 10:00 AM (PT) at the Nikko Hotel in San Francisco, CA.
Interested parties can access a link to the live webcast of the presentation from the News & Media section of the Company's website at http://www.mannkindcorp.com.
About MannKind Corporation
MannKind Corporation (NASDAQ:MNKD) focuses on the discovery, development and commercialization of therapeutic products for patients with diseases such as diabetes and cancer. Its diabetes pipeline includes AFREZZA® and MKC253. MKC253 is currently in phase 1 clinical trials. In March 2009, MannKind submitted an NDA to the FDA requesting approval of AFREZZA for the treatment of adults with type 1 or type 2 diabetes for the control of hyperglycemia. In March 2010, MannKind received a Complete Response letter to this NDA from the FDA, requesting additional information. In July 2010, the FDA accepted MannKind's reply to the Complete Response letter and set a PDUFA action date of December 29, 2010. Other products in MannKind's pipeline include the cancer immunotherapy platform MKC1106, which is currently in phase 2 clinical trials. MannKind maintains a website at http://www.mannkindcorp.com to which MannKind regularly posts copies of its press releases as well as additional information about MannKind. Interested persons can subscribe on the MannKind website to e-mail alerts that are sent automatically when MannKind issues press releases, files its reports with the Securities and Exchange Commission or posts certain other information to the website.
Matthew J. Pfeffer
Corporate Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
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