July 12, 2012
/PRNewswire/ -- Optimer Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: OPTR) today announced it will report second quarter 2012 financial results after the NASDAQ Global Market closes on
. The Company will host a conference call that day at
5:00 p.m. Eastern Time
2:00 p.m. Pacific Time
) to discuss the financial results and highlights for the second quarter as well as provide a corporate update.
The conference call may be accessed by dialing (877) 280-7280 for domestic callers and +1 (678) 825-8232 for international callers. Please specify to the operator that you would like to join "Optimer's Financial Results Call." The conference call will be webcast live under the Investors section of Optimer's website at
, where it will be archived for 30 days following the call.
About Optimer Pharmaceuticals
Optimer Pharmaceuticals, Inc. is a global biopharmaceutical company focused on developing and commercializing innovative hospital specialty products that have a positive impact on society. Optimer developed DIFICID® (fidaxomicin) tablets, an FDA-approved macrolide antibacterial drug for the treatment of
-associated diarrhea (CDAD) in adults 18 years of age and older and is commercializing DIFICID in the US and Canada. Optimer also received marketing authorization for fidaxomicin tablets in the European Union where its partner, Astellas Pharma Europe, is commercializing fidaxomicin under the trade name DIFICLIR™. The company is exploring marketing authorization in other parts of the world where
has emerged as a serious health problem, including Asia. Additional information can be found at
Optimer Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
, VP of Investor Relations and Corporate Communications858-964-3418
Jason I. Spark
, Senior Vice President619-849-6005
SOURCE Optimer Pharmaceuticals, Inc.