SAN MATEO, Calif., Aug. 5, 2010 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Pain Therapeutics, Inc. (Nasdaq:PTIE) today announced that management will present at the Bank of America Merrill Lynch Pharmaceuticals Conference in New York on Thursday, August 12 th

About Pain Therapeutics, Inc.

Pain Therapeutics, Inc. is a biopharmaceutical company that develops novel drugs. In addition to REMOXY ®, a unique abuse-resistant controlled-release oxycodone, the company has three drug candidates in clinical programs, including a novel radio-labeled monoclonal antibody to treat metastatic melanoma, as well as PTI-202 and PTI-721. Pain Therapeutics is also working on a new treatment for patients with hemophilia.
CONTACT:  Pain Therapeutics, Inc.          Judy Ishida, Administrative Manager          650-645-1924          IR@paintrials.com