Biotech Calendar: Key Dates for September

Here's a list of September's potentially stock-moving biotech events
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BOSTON (

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To prepare, here is a calendar of important, potentially stock-moving biotech events in September:

Phase III or pivotal registration studies that could report results in September:

  • Vertex Pharmaceuticals' (VRTX) - Get Report hepatitis C drug telaprevir (previously treated patients.)
  • Seattle Genetics' (SGEN) - Get Report SGN-33 in acute myeloid leukemia and brentuximab in Hodgkin's lymphoma.

Sept. 7

FDA advisory panel meeting to review

Forest Lab's

(FRX)

antibiotic ceftaroline for skin and soft tissue infections.

Sept. 10

BioDelivery Sciences

(BDSI) - Get Report

: Presentation of full dataset from a phase II study of BEMA Buprenorphine at Pain Week 2010 conference.

Sept. 11

FDA approval decision:

Questcor Pharmaceuticals'

(QCOR)

Acthar gel in seizure disorders.

Sept. 12-15

Interscience Conference on Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy annual meeting. Expect data from

Optimer Pharmaceuticals

(OPTR)

(fidaxomicin),

Cubist Pharmaceuticals

(CBST)

(CXA-101) and

GlaxoSmithKline

(GSK) - Get Report

(GSK2248761).

Rodman & Renshaw Annual Global Investment Conference

Sept. 13-14

Morgan Stanley Global Healthcare Conference

Sept. 14

FDA approval decision:

Savient Pharmaceuticals'

(SVNT)

Krystexxa for gout.

Sept. 14-15

Baird 2010 Health Care Conference

Sept. 15

FDA advisory panel meeting:

Abbott Labs'

(ABT) - Get Report

obesity drug Meridia (safety review).

Sept. 16

FDA advisory panel meetings:

Arena Pharmaceuticals'

(ARNA) - Get Report

lorcaserin in obesity and

Alkermes'

(ALKS) - Get Report

Vivitrol Opioid for opioid addiction.

FDA approval decision:

AstraZeneca's

(AZN) - Get Report

blood thinner Brilinta.

Biocryst Pharmaceuticals

(BCRX) - Get Report

analyst/investor meeting.

Cell Therapeutics

(CTIC) - Get Report

annual shareholders meeting

Sept. 18-22

European Respiratory Society meeting. Investor-worthy data presentations include

Theravance

(THRX)

and GlaxoSmithKline (Relovair) and

Intermune

(ITMN)

(pirfenidone).

Sept. 20-22

UBS Global Life Sciences Conference

Sept. 20-24

European Association for the Study of Diabetes meeting. Watch for data presentations by

Sanofi-Aventis

(SNY) - Get Report

(lixisenatide),

Bristol-Myers Squibb

(BMY) - Get Report

and AstraZeneca (dapaglifozin) and

Novo Nordisk

(NVO) - Get Report

(Degludec).

Sept. 21

FDA approval decision:

Novartis'

(NVS) - Get Report

multiple sclerosis drug Gilenia.

Sept. 21-25

Transcatheter Cardiovascular Therapeutics conference. Watch for data from

Athersys

(ATHX) - Get Report

(Multistem).

Sept. 27-28

JMP Securities Healthcare Conference

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