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2010-10-28 06:30:00

SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Oct. 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Rigel Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: RIGL) today announced that James M. Gower, chairman and chief executive officer, and Raul R. Rodriguez, president and chief operating officer of Rigel, will present at two separate investor conferences in November. Details of each conference are as follows: Oppenheimer 21st Annual Healthcare Conference New York, NY November 3, 1:35 p.m. EDT Speaker: Raul R. Rodriguez...

2010-09-29 06:30:00

SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Sept. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Rigel Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: RIGL) today announced that it has earned $25 million from AstraZeneca for the fulfillment of two major milestones in the agreement the two companies have regarding the clinical development of fostamatinib (R788), a novel oral syk inhibitor. The first milestone is for initiation of the phase 3 clinical program with fostamatinib in patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) that was announced by...

2010-09-22 15:59:00

LONDON and SAN FRANCISCO, September 22, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- - Phase II Study Published in the New England Journal of Medicine AstraZeneca's (LSE: AZN) new oral syk inhibitor, fostamatinib (R788), recently in-licensed from Rigel Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: RIGL), significantly improved outcomes of patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) who responded inadequately to ongoing treatment with methotrexate (MTX), according to phase II study data published in The New...

2010-09-09 06:30:00

SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Sept. 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Rigel Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: RIGL) today announced that James M. Gower, the company's chairman and chief executive officer, is scheduled to present a company overview at the Stifel Nicolaus Healthcare Conference in Boston, MA on Thursday, September 16th at 9:45a.m. EDT. To access the live audio webcast or the subsequent archived recording, log on to www.rigel.com. Please connect to Rigel's website several minutes prior...

2010-08-03 06:30:00

SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Aug. 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Rigel Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: RIGL) today reported financial results for the second quarter and six months ended June 30, 2010. For the second quarter of 2010, Rigel reported a net income of $27.0 million, or $0.52 and $0.51 per basic and diluted share, respectively, compared to a net loss of $29.9 million, or $0.81 per basic and diluted share, in the same period of 2009. Basic weighted average shares outstanding for the...

2010-07-28 06:30:00

SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., July 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Rigel Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: RIGL) today announced that James M. Gower, the company's chairman and chief executive officer, is scheduled to present a company overview at BMO Capital Markets 10th Annual Focus on Healthcare Conference in New York City on Thursday, August 5th at 2:15 p.m. EDT. To access the live audio webcast or the subsequent archived recording, log on to www.rigel.com. Please connect to Rigel's website...

2010-06-03 06:30:00

SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., June 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Rigel Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: RIGL) today announced that James M. Gower, chairman and chief executive officer, and Ryan Maynard, executive vice president and chief financial officer of Rigel, will present at three separate investor conferences in June. Details of each conference are as follows: Jefferies Global Life Sciences Conference New York City, NY June 10, 8:00 a.m. EST Speaker: James M. Gower...

2010-06-01 06:30:00

SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., June 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Rigel Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: RIGL) today announced the promotion of three members of senior management, effective immediately. Raul R. Rodriguez has been named president in addition to his position of chief operating officer; Dolly Vance assumes the title general counsel and executive vice president of Corporate Affairs; and Ryan Maynard is executive vice president and chief financial officer. Each of them has been a...

2010-05-04 06:30:00

SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., May 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Rigel Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: RIGL) today reported financial results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2010. For the first quarter of 2010, Rigel reported a net loss of $22.3 million, or $0.43 per share, compared to a net loss of $29.9 million, or $0.82 per share, in the first quarter of 2009. Weighted average shares outstanding for the first quarters of 2010 and 2009 were 52.0 million and 36.7 million, respectively....

2010-04-30 06:30:00

SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., April 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Rigel Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: RIGL) has been named one of the recipients of the 2010 Innovators Award of Excellence by the San Mateo County Economic Development Association (SAMCEDA). The award will be presented at the association's Innovators luncheon today at the Oracle Conference Center in Redwood City. Donald G. Payan, Rigel's co-founder, executive vice president and president of Discovery and Research will accept...


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