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

Oct. 1-5
Obesity Society annual meeting.

Oct. 3
Onyx Pharmaceuticals ( ONXX) v. Bayer flurosorafenib litigation gets underway.

Oct. 5
Research abstracts for the European Committee for Treatment and Research in Multiple Sclerosis (ECTRIMS) annual meeting made available.

Oct. 6
"Cancer Immunotherapy: A Long-Awaited Reality" conference, sponsored by MD Becker Partners.

Oct. 11-15
American Society for Human Genetics (ASHG) meeting.

Oct. 13
Rigel Pharmaceuticals ( RIGL - Get Report) investor/analyst meeting: Asthma strategy and pipeline.

Oct. 19-21
ECTRIMS annual meeting. Key data presentations include Teva's ( TEVA) laquinimod and Biogen Idec's ( BIIB - Get Report) BG-12.

Oct. 20-23
Infectious Disease Society of America (IDSA) meeting. Dynavax Technologies ( DVAX - Get Report) Heplisav Hepatitis B data to be presented.

Oct 22-25
American Academy of Opthalmology (AAO) meeting.

Oct. 24
Amgen ( AMGN - Get Report) third-quarter earnings.

Oct. 28
FDA approval decision for Pacira Pharmaceuticals' ( PCRX - Get Report) Exparel for post-surgical pain management.
FDA approval decision date for Bristol-Myers Squibb ( BMY) and AstraZeneca's ( AZN) dapagliflozin for diabetes. An FDA advisory panel on July 19 voted to recommend against approval.

Biotech events expected before the end of September:
Biogen Idec: Top-line results of a phase III study of the multiple sclerosis drug BG-12 compared against Teva's Copaxone.
Exelixis ( EXEL - Get Report): Top-line results of phase III study of cabozantinib in medullary thyroid cancer.

Sources: TheStreet research, company announcements, BioMedTracker

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