EntreMed to Present at the Jesup & Lamont Emerging Growth Stock Conference
ROCKVILLE, MD â€“ February 26, 2008 â€“ EntreMed, Inc. (Nasdaq: ENMD) a clinical-stage pharmaceutical company developing therapeutics for the treatment of cancer and inflammatory diseases, today announced that James S. Burns, President and Chief Executive Officer, will present a Corporate overview at the Jesup & Lamont Emerging Growth Stock Conference, which will be held at the Disney Contemporary Resort in Orlando, Florida on Thursday, February 28, 2008. Mr. Burns is scheduled to present at 1:35 p.m. (local time).
Mr. Burnsâ€™ live presentation will not be web cast, but will be available through the Companyâ€™s web site at www.entremed.com.
EntreMed, Inc. is a clinical-stage pharmaceutical company developing therapeutic candidates primarily for the treatment of cancer and inflammation. MKC-1 is currently in multiple Phase 2 clinical trials for cancer. MKC-1 is an oral cell-cycle regulator with activity against the mTOR pathway. PanzemÂ® (2-methoxyestradiol) NCD is also in multiple Phase 2 studies in oncology patients. Additionally, ENMD-1198, a novel anticancer drug, is in Phase 1 studies in advanced cancers. The Company has approved IND applications for PanzemÂ® in rheumatoid arthritis, and ENMD-2076, a dual-acting Aurora-angiogenesis inhibitor, for cancer. EntreMed’s goal is to develop and commercialize new compounds based on the Company’s expertise in angiogenesis, cell-cycle regulation and inflammation â€“ processes vital to the treatment of cancer and other diseases, such as rheumatoid arthritis. Additional information about EntreMed is available on the Companyâ€™s web site at www.entremed.com and in various filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission.
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