Anthera Announces Conference Call to Discuss Analytical Method and Timing of Upcoming VISTA-16 Biomarker Analysis

HAYWARD, Calif., Feb. 23, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Anthera Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: ANTH), a biopharmaceutical company developing drugs to treat serious diseases associated with inflammation, today announced it will hold a conference call to discuss the analytical method of the upcoming VISTA-16 interim biomarker analysis and the expected timeline of the results.

Conference Call Access:

Date:

February 28, 2011

Time:

5:00 pm Eastern Time



Domestic Dial-in:

(877) 312-8807

International Dial-in:

(253) 237-1190

Conference ID:

45608522



To access the 24-hour audio replay, U.S. and Canadian participants may dial (800) 642-1687; international participants may dial (706) 645-9291.  The conference ID for the replay is 45608522. The audio replay will be available until March 7, 2011.  This conference call will be webcast live and archived on Anthera's website until February 28, 2012, www.anthera.com.  

About Anthera Pharmaceuticals

Anthera Pharmaceuticals is a biopharmaceutical company focused on developing and commercializing products to treat serious diseases associated with inflammation, including cardiovascular and autoimmune diseases. Anthera has one Phase 3 clinical program, A-002, and two Phase 2 clinical programs, A-623 and A-001. A-002 and A-001 inhibit a novel enzyme target known as secretory phospholipase A2, or sPLA2. Elevated levels of sPLA2 have been implicated in a variety of acute inflammatory conditions, including acute coronary syndrome and acute chest syndrome, as well as chronic diseases such as stable coronary artery disease (CAD). Anthera's Phase 2 product candidate, A-623, targets elevated levels of B-lymphocyte stimulator (BAFF) which has been associated with a variety of B-Cell mediated autoimmune diseases, including systemic lupus erythematosus, or lupus. For more information, please visit www.anthera.com.

CONTACT: Bianca Nery of Anthera Pharmaceuticals, Inc., bnery@anthera.com or 510-856-5586.

SOURCE Anthera Pharmaceuticals, Inc.



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