Seattle Genetics to Present at Upcoming Investor Conferences

BOTHELL, Wash.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Seattle Genetics, Inc. (NASDAQ:SGEN) announced today that management will present at the following upcoming investor conferences.

36th Annual Deutsche Bank Healthcare Conference

Tuesday, May 3, 2011 at 8:40 a.m. Eastern time in Boston, MA
 

Bank of America Merrill Lynch Healthcare Conference

Tuesday, May 10, 2011 at 3:00 p.m. Pacific time in Las Vegas, NV
 

ThinkEquity 2nd Annual Healthcare Conference

Wednesday, May 25, 2011 at 9:30 a.m. Eastern time in New York, NY
 

The presentations will be webcast live and available for replay from Seattle Genetics’ website at http://www.seattlegenetics.com in 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. In February 2010, the company submitted a Biologics License Application to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for its lead product candidate, brentuximab vedotin, for the treatment of relapsed or refractory Hodgkin lymphoma and systemic anaplastic large cell lymphoma (ALCL). 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 antibody-drug conjugate (ADC) technology with a number of leading biotechnology and pharmaceutical companies, including Abbott, Bayer, Celldex Therapeutics, Daiichi Sankyo, Genentech, GlaxoSmithKline, Millennium, Pfizer 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.



CONTACT:

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

KEYWORDS:   United States  North America  Washington

INDUSTRY KEYWORDS:   Health  Biotechnology  Oncology  Pharmaceutical

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