Seattle Genetics to Present at Oppenheimer Healthcare Conference

BOTHELL, Wash.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Seattle Genetics, Inc. (NASDAQ:SGEN) announced today that its management will present a company overview at the Oppenheimer 21st Annual Healthcare Conference on Wednesday, November 3, 2010, at 1:00 p.m. Eastern Time. The presentation will be webcast live and available for replay from Seattle Genetics’ website, www.seattlegenetics.com, under the “Investors and News” section.

About Seattle Genetics

Seattle Genetics is a clinical-stage biotechnology company focused on the development and commercialization of monoclonal antibody-based therapies for the treatment of cancer and autoimmune disease. The company recently reported positive top-line data from both a pivotal Hodgkin lymphoma trial and phase II anaplastic large cell lymphoma trial with its lead product candidate, brentuximab vedotin, and plans to submit a Biologics License Application to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration in the first half of 2011. Brentuximab vedotin is being developed in collaboration with Millennium: The Takeda Oncology Company. In addition, Seattle Genetics has four other clinical-stage programs: SGN-75, ASG-5ME, dacetuzumab (SGN-40) and SGN-70. Seattle Genetics has collaborations for its ADC technology with a number of leading biotechnology and pharmaceutical companies, including Bayer, Celldex Therapeutics, Daiichi Sankyo, Genentech, GlaxoSmithKline, Millennium: The Takeda Oncology Company and Progenics, as well as ADC co-development agreements with Agensys, an affiliate of Astellas, and Genmab. More information can be found at www.seattlegenetics.com.



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Seattle Genetics, Inc.
Peggy Pinkston, 425-527-4160
[email protected]

KEYWORDS:   United States  North America  Washington

INDUSTRY KEYWORDS:   Health  Biotechnology  Genetics  Pharmaceutical

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