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Biotech Calendar: Key Dates for February

BOSTON, Mass. ( TheStreet) -- A calendar of important, potentially stock-moving biotech events for February:

Feb 1:
Discovery Labs (DSCO): Surfaxin regulatory update conference call.
Earnings: Biogen Idec (BIIB), Pfizer (PFE).

Feb. 2
Earnings: Sangamo BioSciences (SGMO), Viropharma (VPHM).

Feb 3:
Alimera Sciences (ALIM - Get Report): 36-month results from phase III study of Iluvien in diabetic macular edema.
Earnings: Alkermes (ALKS), GlaxoSmithKline (GSK), Avanir Pharmaceuticals (AVNR), Merck (MRK), Vertex Pharmaceuticals (VRTX),

Feb. 8:
Adeona Pharmaceuticals (AEN) investor/analyst day.
Earnings: Seattle Genetics (SGEN), Rigel Pharmaceuticals (RIGL), Teva (TEVA),

Feb. 9:
Earnings: Sanofi-Aventis (SNY)

Feb. 10:
Earnings: Alexion Pharmaceuticals (ALXN), Cephalon (CEPH), Incyte Pharmaceuticals (INCY), MannKind (MNKD), Momenta Pharmaceuticals (NNTA).

Feb 14-15:
BIO CEO & Investor Conference, New York City.

Feb 15:
Expiration of Sanofi-Aventis' $69-a-share tender offer for Genzyme (GENZ).

Feb. 16:
Earnings: Genzyme

Feb. 17:
Exelixis (EXEL): Presentation of updated cabozantinib (XL184) data in prostate cancer at ASCO GU symposium
Earnings: Biomarin Pharmaceuticals (BMRN), Acorda Therapeutics (ACOR)

Feb. 22:
Earnings: Questcor Pharmaceuticals (QCOR)

Feb 25:
Pfizer and Protalix Therapeutics (PLX - Get Report): FDA approval decision date for Uplyso in Gaucher's disease.

Other potential February events
Idenix Pharmaceuticals (IDIX): FDA decision on lifting clinical hold on hepatitis C drugs IDX184 and IDX320.
Amylin Pharmaceuticals (AMLN), Alkermes, Eli Lilly (LLY): Start of a Bydureon Qt study.

Source: Company reports,

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