WALTHAM, Mass., Sept. 23, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Alere Inc. (NYSE: ALR), a global leader in enabling individuals to take charge of their health at home through the merger of rapid diagnostics and health management, announced today that it will attend the Jefferies 2011 Global Healthcare Conference being held September 27-28, 2011 in London. Jon Russell, Vice President, Finance, and John Bridgen, Senior Vice President, Business Development, will attend. Dr. Bridgen's presentation entitled "A Focus on Chronic Disease" is scheduled for Wednesday, September 28, 2011 at 10:40 a.m. UK time and will be made available to the public through an audio webcast (accompanied by a slide presentation) accessible via http://www.wsw.com/webcast/jeff62/alr/ as well as through the company's website at http://investor.alere.com/investor-center/events--presentations.aspx. A replay of the webcast will be available via the links above for approximately 30 days from the date of the webcast. During the webcast, Dr. Bridgen may discuss and answer questions concerning business developments and trends. His responses to questions, as well as other matters discussed during the webcast, may contain or constitute information that has not been disclosed previously.
By developing new capabilities in near-patient diagnosis, monitoring and health management, Alere enables individuals to take charge of improving their health and quality of life at home. Alere's global leading products and services, as well as its new product development efforts, focus on infectious disease, cardiology, oncology, drugs of abuse and women's health. Alere is headquartered in Waltham, Massachusetts.
SOURCE Alere Inc.