About Trius TherapeuticsTrius Therapeutics, Inc. is a biopharmaceutical company focused on the discovery, development and commercialization of innovative antibiotics for serious infections. The Company's lead investigational drug, tedizolid phosphate, is a novel antibiotic in Phase 3 clinical development for the treatment of serious gram-positive infections, including those caused by methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA). Trius has partnered with Bayer HealthCare for the development and commercialization of tedizolid phosphate outside of the U.S., Canada and the European Union. In addition to the Company's tedizolid phosphate clinical program, Trius has initiated Investigational New Drug (IND) enabling studies for its Gyrase-B development candidate with potent activity against Gram-negative bacterial pathogens including multi-drug resistant strains of E. coli, Klebsiella, Acinetobacter and Pseudomonas. For more information, visit www.triusrx.com . Forward-Looking Statements Statements contained in this press release regarding matters that are not historical facts are "forward-looking statements" within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Because such statements are subject to risks and uncertainties, actual results may differ materially from those expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements. Such statements include, but are not limited to, statements regarding the Company's planned NDA filing for tedizolid and the FDA's agreement with Trius' conclusions regarding its studies relating to the interaction of tedizolid and MAO. Risks that contribute to the uncertain nature of the forward-looking statements include: the accuracy of Trius' estimates regarding expenses, future revenues and capital requirements; the success and timing of Trius' preclinical studies and clinical trials; regulatory developments in the United States and foreign countries; changes in Trius' plans to develop and commercialize its product candidates; any negative or inconclusive results of additional ongoing or planned clinical trials of tedizolid phosphate; additional clinical trials or the modification Trius' ongoing clinical trials decided upon by Trius or required by the FDA; delays in the commencement, enrollment, completion or analysis of clinical testing for Trius' product candidates, or significant issues regarding the adequacy of its clinical trial designs or the execution of its clinical trials, which could result in increased costs and delays, or limit Trius' ability to obtain regulatory approval; any failure of expected performance by the third parties with whom Trius has partnered with for the development of tedizolid phosphate and upon whom Trius relies to conduct its clinical trials and manufacture its product candidates; the failure of tedizolid phosphate to receive regulatory approval or to be successfully commercialized; unexpected adverse side effects or inadequate therapeutic efficacy of tedizolid phosphate that could delay or prevent regulatory approval or commercialization; Trius' ability to obtain and maintain intellectual property protection for its product candidates; and the loss of key scientific or management personnel. These and other risks and uncertainties are described more fully in Trius' most recent Form 10-K, Forms 10-Q and other documents filed with the United States Securities and Exchange Commission, including those factors discussed under the caption "Risk Factors" in such filings. All forward-looking statements contained in this press release speak only as of the date on which they were made. Trius undertakes no obligation to update such statements to reflect events that occur or circumstances that exist after the date on which they were made.
CONTACT: Public Relations Contact: Laura Kempke/Andrew Law at MSLGROUP email@example.com 781-684-0770 Investor Relations Contact: Stefan Loren at Westwicke Partners, LLC firstname.lastname@example.org 443-213-0507