InterMune to Present at JMP Securities Conference
BRISBANE, Calif., Oct. 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ — InterMune, Inc. (Nasdaq: ITMN) today announced that Dan Welch, Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and President of InterMune, will present at the Fourth Annual JMP Securities Healthcare Focus Conference in New York on October 5, 2009 at 3:30 p.m. EDT.
To access a live audio webcast of the presentation, investors and other interested parties may log on to the investor relations page of InterMune’s corporate website at www.intermune.com. The company recommends logging on to the site 15 minutes prior to the start of the presentation in order to register or download any necessary software.
InterMune is a biotechnology company focused on the research, development and commercialization of innovative therapies in pulmonology and hepatology. InterMune has an R&D portfolio addressing idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF) and hepatitis C virus (HCV) infections. The pulmonology portfolio includes pirfenidone for which a Phase 3 program in patients with IPF (CAPACITY) has been completed and the compound is currently in the pre-registration stage. The company also has a research program focused on a pirfenidone analog named ITMN-520. The hepatology portfolio includes the HCV protease inhibitor compound ITMN-191 (referred to as RG7227 at Roche) that entered Phase 2b in August of 2009 and a second-generation HCV protease inhibitor research program. For additional information about InterMune and its R&D pipeline, please visit www.intermune.com.
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