SAN DIEGO, Dec. 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Arena Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: ARNA) announced today that the company is scheduled to present at the Oppenheimer 22nd Annual Healthcare Conference on Wednesday, December 14, 2011, at 10:15 a.m. Eastern Time (7:15 a.m. Pacific Time) at the Waldorf=Astoria in New York City. Jack Lief, Arena's President and Chief Executive Officer, is scheduled to provide a corporate overview.
A live audio webcast of the presentation will be available under the investor relations section of Arena's website at www.arenapharm.com. A replay of the presentation will be available for 30 days following the event. Please connect to Arena's website several minutes prior to the start of the webcast to ensure adequate time for any software download that may be necessary.
About Arena PharmaceuticalsArena is a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on discovering, developing and commercializing oral drugs that target G protein-coupled receptors, an important class of validated drug targets, in four major therapeutic areas: cardiovascular, central nervous system, inflammatory and metabolic diseases. Arena's most advanced drug candidate is intended for weight management.
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Forward-Looking Statements Certain statements in this press release are forward-looking statements that involve a number of risks and uncertainties. Such forward-looking statements include statements about the therapeutic indication of Arena's most advanced drug candidate and Arena's focus, goals, strategy, research and development programs, and ability to develop compounds and commercialize drugs. For such statements, Arena claims the protection of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Ac