BRISBANE, Calif., July 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- InterMune (NASDAQ: ITMN) today announced that it will release its second quarter 2011 financial results on Thursday, August 4, 2011. A live conference call and webcast will be hosted by InterMune at 4:30 p.m. Eastern time that same day to discuss business highlights and financial results for the second quarter and first six months of 2011.
To access the live teleconference, dial 888-567-5125 (U.S.) or 706-643-9223 (international), conference ID# 80082950. To access the webcast, please log on to the company's website at www.intermune.com at least 15 minutes prior to the start of the call to ensure adequate time for any software downloads that may be required.
A replay of the webcast and teleconference will be available approximately three hours after the call. The teleconference replay will be available for 10 business days following the call and can be accessed by dialing 800-642-1687 (U.S.) or 706-645-9291 (international), and entering the conference ID# 80082950.
InterMune is a biotechnology company focused on the research, development and commercialization of innovative therapies in pulmonology and fibrotic diseases. In pulmonology, we are focused on therapies for the treatment of idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF), a progressive and fatal lung disease. Pirfenidone, the only medicine approved worldwide for IPF, is approved for marketing by InterMune in the EU as Esbriet® and is currently in a Phase 3 clinical trial in the United States. Pirfenidone is also approved for the treatment of IPF in Japan, where it is marketed by Shionogi & Co. Ltd. under the trade name Pirespa®. InterMune's research programs are focused on the discovery of targeted, small-molecule therapeutics and biomarkers to treat and monitor serious pulmonary and fibrotic diseases. For additional information about InterMune and its R&D pipeline, please visit www.intermune.com.