Seattle Genetics to Present at the Canaccord Genuity 30th Annual Growth Conference

BOTHELL, Wash.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Seattle Genetics, Inc. (Nasdaq:SGEN) announced today that Eric L. Dobmeier, Chief Business Officer, will speak at the Canaccord Genuity 30th Annual Growth Conference on Tuesday, August 10, 2010, at 9:30 a.m. Eastern Time. A webcast of the presentation will be available from Seattle Genetics' website, www.seattlegenetics.com, under the "Investor and News" section.

About Seattle Genetics

Seattle Genetics is a clinical-stage biotechnology company focused on the development and commercialization of monoclonal antibody-based therapies for the treatment of cancer and autoimmune disease. The company’s lead product candidate, brentuximab vedotin (SGN-35), is in a pivotal trial under a Special Protocol Assessment with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. Brentuximab vedotin is being developed in collaboration with Millennium: The Takeda Oncology Company. In addition, Seattle Genetics has five other clinical-stage programs: lintuzumab (SGN-33), dacetuzumab (SGN-40), SGN-70, SGN-75 and ASG-5ME. Seattle Genetics has collaborations for its ADC technology with a number of leading biotechnology and pharmaceutical companies, including Bayer, Celldex Therapeutics, Daiichi Sankyo, Genentech, GlaxoSmithKline, MedImmune, a subsidiary of AstraZeneca, Millennium: The Takeda Oncology Company and Progenics, as well as an ADC co-development agreement with Agensys, an affiliate of Astellas. More information can be found at www.seattlegenetics.com.



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Seattle Genetics, Inc.
Peggy Pinkston, 425-527-4160
[email protected]

KEYWORDS:   United States  North America  Washington

INDUSTRY KEYWORDS:   Health  Biotechnology  Oncology  Pharmaceutical

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