PARSIPPANY, N.J., Sept. 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Pacira Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: PCRX), an emerging specialty pharmaceutical company, today announced that David Stack, president and chief executive officer of Pacira Pharmaceuticals, is scheduled to present at the UBS Global Life Sciences Conference on Tuesday, September 20, 2011, at 11 a.m. EDT to be held at the Grand Hyatt New York Hotel & Conference Center in New York City. Mr. Stack is expected to present an overview of the company.
A live audio webcast of the Pacira presentation can be accessed by visiting the "Investors & Media" section of the company's website at investor.pacira.com. A replay of the webcast will be archived on the Pacira website for two weeks following the presentation date.
Pacira Pharmaceuticals, Inc. is an emerging specialty pharmaceutical company focused on the development, manufacture and commercialization of novel pharmaceutical products, based on its proprietary DepoFoam drug delivery technology, for use in hospitals and ambulatory surgery centers. In December 2010, Pacira announced that its New Drug Application (NDA) for EXPAREL, the company's most advanced investigational product candidate, had been accepted for filing by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). The FDA has assigned a Prescription Drug User Fee Act (PDUFA) goal date of October 28, 2011 for the review of the EXPAREL NDA. EXPAREL is a bupivacaine-based product and has completed extensive Phase 3 clinical development for postsurgical analgesia by infiltration. EXPAREL consists of bupivacaine encapsulated in DepoFoam, which is designed to address the limitations of widely used medications by enhancing their dosing and/or administration profile. Additional information about Pacira is available at www.pacira.com.
James S. Scibetta Chief Financial Officer Pacira Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (973) 254-3570
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