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

May 1-6

Digestive Disease Week annual meeting.

May 3-6

BIO International Convention.

May 3-7

Amylin Pharmaceuticals ( AMLN), Eli Lilly ( LLY) and Alkermes ( ALKS) expected to hear back from FDA on new approval decision date for the diabetes drug Bydureon. Class 1 response means June date; Class 2 response means October date.

Biotech Busts and Breakthroughs (Forbes)

May 4

FDA approval decision date for InterMune's ( ITMN) Esbriet (pirfenidone) for treatment of idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis.

Cleveland BioLabs ( CBLI) analyst/investor meeting.

Vanda Pharmaceuticals ( VNDA - Get Report) first-quarter earnings, including update on commercial launch of the schizophrenia drug Fanapt.

May 5

Allos Therapeutics ( ALTH) first-quarter earnings, including update on commercial launch of the lymphoma drug Folotyn.

King Pharmaceuticals ( KG) first quarter earnings: Will King update investors on its pain drug partnership with Acura Pharmaceuticals ( ACUR)?

May 6

Genzyme ( GENZ) analyst/investors meeting.

FDA advisory panel to review Questcor Pharmaceuticals' ( QCOR) Acthar for infantile spasms. The FDA's briefing documents should be posted to the agency's web site on May 4 or May 5.

Sequenom ( SQNM) first-quarter earnings.

May 7

Mike Huckman's last day at CNBC. Good luck, Mike!

Cytori Therapeutics ( CYTX) reports full, six-month results from Apollo trial (heart attack) and preliminary, six-month results from Precise (chronic ischemia) trial at Stem Cell Therapy and Cardiovascular Innovation conference.

May 11

Merck ( MRK) analyst/investor meeting.

May 14

Athersys ( ATHX) investor/analyst meeting.

Cell Therapeutics ( CTIC) rescheduled shareholder meeting.

Patent expiration for Taxotere, marketed by Sanofi-Aventis ( SNY).

May 14-19

American Pain Society annual meeting.

May 14-19

American Thoracic Society annual meeting.

May 15-19

American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists annual meeting.

May 19-23

American Society of Gene and Cell Therapy

May 22-27

American Psychiatric Association annual meeting.

May 29 - June 3

American Urological Association annual meeting: The medical meeting debut of Dendreon's ( DNDN) Provenge as a fully approved prostate cancer immunotherapy!

-- Reported by Adam Feuerstein in Boston.

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