SAN DIEGO, Oct. 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Optimer Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: OPTR) today announced that the Company will present at the 2011 BioCentury Newsmakers in the Biotech Industry conference on Friday, October 21 at 11:00 AM Eastern time.
A live audio webcast of the presentation will be accessible on the Investors page of the Company's website at www.optimerpharma.com. Replays of the presentation will be available at the same location for 30 days following the conference.
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 18 years of age and older with Clostridium difficile-associated diarrhea (CDAD). 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.
Contacts Optimer Pharmaceuticals, Inc. David Walsey, VP of Investor Relations and Corporate Communications 858-909-0736
Canale Communications Jason I. Spark, Senior Vice President 619-849-6005
SOURCE Optimer Pharmaceuticals, Inc.