SAN DIEGO, Aug. 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Optimer Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: OPTR) today announced that the Company will present at the Canaccord Genuity Annual Growth Conference on August 10, 2011 at 11:30 a.m. Eastern Time at the InterContinental Hotel in Boston.
A live audio webcast of this presentation will be accessible in the Investors section of the Company's website at www.optimerpharma.com. Replays of this presentation will be available at the same location for 30 days following the meeting.
About Optimer Pharmaceuticals
Optimer Pharmaceuticals, Inc. is a biopharmaceutical company focused on discovering, developing and commercializing innovative hospital specialty products that have a positive impact on society. Optimer developed and is commercializing DIFICID™ (fidaxomicin) Tablets, an FDA approved antibacterial drug for the treatment of adult patients with Clostridium difficile-associated diarrhea (CDAD). Optimer has filed a marketing authorization application with the European Medicines Agency for fidaxomicin. Optimer's clinical pipeline includes Pruvel™, a product in the fluoroquinolone class of antibiotics that has completed Phase 3 trials as a treatment for infectious diarrhea. Additional information can be found at http://www.optimerpharma.com.
Optimer Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
David Walsey, Vice President, Investor Relations and Corporate Communications
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Jason I. Spark, Senior Vice President
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