WALTHAM, Mass., Sept. 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Alere Inc. (NYSE: ALR), a global leader in enabling individuals to take charge of their health at home through the merger of rapid diagnostics and health management, announced today that it will attend the Fifth Annual JMP Securities Healthcare Conference being held September 27 through 28, 2010 at the New York Palace, 455 Madison Avenue, New York. Jon Russell, Vice President, Finance, will attend. Mr. Russell's presentation is scheduled for Tuesday, September 28, 2010 at 12:30 p.m.
By developing new capabilities in near-patient diagnosis, monitoring and health management, Alere Inc. enables individuals to take charge of improving their health and quality of life. A global leader in rapid point-of-care diagnostics, Alere's products, as well as its new product development efforts, focus on infectious disease, cardiology, oncology, drugs of abuse and women's health. Alere is headquartered in Waltham, Massachusetts.