SAN DIEGO, May 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Orexigen® Therapeutics, Inc. (Nasdaq: OREX), a biopharmaceutical company focused on the treatment of obesity, will announce financial results for the first quarter 2014, on Thursday, May 8, 2014 after the markets close. The announcement will be followed by a live webcast and conference call at 5:00 p.m. Eastern time (2:00 p.m. Pacific time).
Orexigen management will host the call and webcast to discuss financial results and recent business highlights. The live call may be accessed by calling (800) 708-4540 (domestic) or (847) 619-6397 (international), participant code 37204553. The webcast can be accessed live on the Investor Relations section of the Orexigen web site at www.orexigen.com and will be archived for 14 days following the call.
About Orexigen Therapeutics
Orexigen Therapeutics, Inc. is a biopharmaceutical company focused on the treatment of obesity. The Company's lead product candidate is NB32. Based on successful results of the Light Study, an ongoing cardiovascular outcomes trial, Orexigen's strategy for NB32 is to pursue approvals worldwide and pharmaceutical partnerships for global commercialization. The Company has submitted applications for marketing authorization in the United States and Europe, with potential approvals in 2014. If approved, North American partner Takeda Pharmaceuticals will commercialize NB32 in the United States. The Company's other product candidate, Empatic, has completed Phase 2 clinical trials. Further information about the Company can be found at www.orexigen.com.
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