Unigene to Announce First Quarter 2011 Financial Results on May 9, 2011

BOONTON, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Unigene Laboratories, Inc. (OTCBB: UGNE) a leader in the design, delivery, manufacture and development of peptide-based therapeutics announced today that management will host a conference call and live audio webcast on Monday, May 9, 2011 at 11 a.m. EDT to discuss first quarter 2011 financial results.

Interested participants and investors may access the conference call at 11 a.m. EDT by dialing 866-788-0542 (U.S./Canada) or 857-350-1680 (international); participant code 42415249. An audio webcast can be accessed by logging on to the Investors and Media section under the Events tab of the Unigene web site, http://www.unigene.com.

A telephonic replay of the call will be available for seven days beginning at 8 p.m. EDT. Access numbers for this replay are 888-286-8010 (U.S./Canada) and 617-801-6888 (international); participant code 60625422. The webcast replay will remain available in the Investors section of the Unigene Laboratories web site for 30 days.

About Unigene Laboratories, Inc.

Unigene Laboratories, Inc. is a leader in the design, delivery, manufacture and development of peptide-based therapeutics. The Company is building a robust portfolio of proprietary partnerships in this expanding drug class based on its Peptelligence™ platform. Peptelligence encompasses extensive intellectual property covering delivery and manufacturing technologies, unsurpassed research and development expertise, and proprietary know-how representing a genuine distinctive competence. Core Peptelligence assets include proprietary oral and nasal peptide delivery technologies, and proprietary, high-yield, scalable and reproducible E. coli-based manufacturing technologies.

Unigene’s technologies have extensive clinical and partner validation. The Company’s first product to market, Fortical®, a nasal calcitonin product, received FDA approval in 2005 and is marketed in the U.S. by Upsher-Smith for the treatment of postmenopausal osteoporosis. Pivotal clinical programs include an oral calcitonin for the treatment of osteoporosis licensed to Tarsa Therapeutics, with an NDA filing expected in H2 2011. Other validating relationships include an oral parathyroid hormone currently in Phase 2 and licensed to GlaxoSmithKline. In addition, Unigene has a manufacturing license agreement with Novartis, which is completing three Phase 3 studies of oral calcitonin for the treatment of osteoporosis and osteoarthritis.



CONTACT:

Unigene Laboratories, Inc.
Jenene Thomas, 973-265-1107
VP, Investor Relations and Corporate Communications
[email protected]

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INDUSTRY KEYWORDS:   Health  Biotechnology  Clinical Trials  Pharmaceutical

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