MYSTIC, Conn. and DUBLIN, Dec. 3, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Amarin Corporation plc (Nasdaq: AMRN) today announced that it is scheduled to present at the Canaccord Genuity 5th Annual Cardiovascular, Diabetes & Obesity Conference on Tuesday, December 7, 2010 at 3:00pm PST. The conference will be held at the Nikko Hotel in San Francisco.
A live audio webcast of the presentation will be available at the following URL:
Amarin Corporation plc is a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company with expertise in lipid science focused on the treatment of cardiovascular disease. The Company's lead product candidate is AMR101 (ethyl icosapentate).On November 29, 2010, the Company reported positive, statistically significant top-line results from the MARINE trial, the first of its Phase 3 clinical trials of AMR101. In the MARINE trial, AMR101 was investigated as a treatment for very high triglycerides(>500 mg/dL). AMR101 is presently being investigated in a second Phase 3 clinical trial, the ANCHOR trial, for the treatment of patients on statin therapy with high triglycerides (≥200 and <500mg/dL) with mixed dyslipidemia. The MARINE trial was, and the ANCHOR trial currently is, conducted under
Special Protocol Assessment (SPA) agreements with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). Amarin also has next-generation lipid candidates under evaluation for preclinical development. For more information, including a summary of MARINE trial top-line results, please visit www.amarincorp.com.
Investor Contact Information:
John F. Thero
In U.S.: +1 (860) 572-4979
Lee M. Stern
The Trout Group
In U.S.: +1 (646) 378-2922
Media Contact Information:
David Schull or Martina Schwarzkopf, Ph.D.
In U.S.: +1 (212) 845-4271 or +1 (212) 845-4292 (office)
+1 (347) 591-8785 (mobile)
Mark Swallow or David Dible
In U.K.: +44 (0)207 638 9571
SOURCE Amarin Corporation plc