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ARIAD to Present at the Jefferies Global SpecPharma and European Healthcare Conference
Tuesday, September 28, 2010
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (Business Wire) -- ARIAD Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: ARIA) today announced that it is scheduled to present at the Jefferies Global SpecPharma and European Healthcare Conference being held in London, England. Harvey J. Berger, M.D., chairman and chief executive officer at ARIAD, will provide an overview of the Company and its progress in key programs on Tuesday, October 5, 2010 at 12:30 p.m. local time.
The ARIAD presentation will be webcast live and can be accessed by visiting the investor relations section of the Company's website at http://investor.ariad.com. A replay of the presentation will be available on the ARIAD website approximately 24 hours after the presentation and will be archived for three weeks.
ARIAD's vision is to transform the lives of cancer patients with breakthrough medicines. The Company's mission is to discover, develop and commercialize small-molecule drugs to treat cancer in patients with the greatest and most urgent unmet medical need – aggressive cancers where current therapies are inadequate. ARIAD's lead product candidate, ridaforolimus, is an investigational mTOR inhibitor being developed by Merck Sharpe & Dohme Corp. and is in Phase 3 clinical development in patients with advanced sarcomas. ARIAD's second internally discovered product candidate, ponatinib, is an investigational pan-BCR-ABL inhibitor in pivotal Phase 2 clinical development in patients with chronic myeloid leukemia and Ph+ acute lymphoblastic leukemia. For additional information about the Company, please visit http://www.ariad.com.