EntreMed to Present at The Rodman and Renshaw 5th Annual Global Healthcare Conference
ROCKVILLE, Md., May 13, 2008- EntreMed, Inc. (Nasdaq: ENMD) a clinical-stage pharmaceutical company developing therapeutics for the treatment of cancer and inflammatory diseases, announced today that James S. Burns, President and Chief Executive Officer, will present a Company overview at the Rodman and Renshaw 5th Annual Global Healthcare Conference, to be held at the Le Meridien Beach Plaza Hotel in Monte Carlo, May 19-20, 2008. Mr. Burns’ presentation is scheduled for Monday, May 19, 2008 at 10:25 a.m. (local time).
As previously mentioned, Mr. Burns’ live presentation will be web cast and will serve as the Company’s first quarter 2008 update. The presentation can be accessed through the Company’s web site at http://www.entremed.com. An archive will be available on the web site for approximately 90 days.
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. ENMD-1198, a novel antimitotic agent, and ENMD-2076, a selective kinase inhibitor, are in Phase 1 studies in advanced cancers. The Company also has an approved IND application for Panzem(R) in rheumatoid arthritis. EntreMed’s goal is to develop and commercialize new compounds based on the Company’s expertise in angiogenesis, cell-cycle regulation and inflammation - processes vital to the treatment of cancer and other diseases, such as rheumatoid arthritis. Additional information about EntreMed is available on the Company’s web site at http://www.entremed.com and in various filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission.
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