Active Biotech AB

Active Biotech to present at Rodman & Renshaw Techvest 6th Annual Healthcare Conference

Pressmeddelande   •   Okt 25, 2004 14:04 CEST

Active Biotech (Stockholm: ACTI.ST) will be presenting the company at the Rodman & Renshaw Techvest 6th Annual Healthcare Conference being held October 26-28 at the Waldorf-Astoria, New York.

The conference is scheduled to feature presentations from more than 200 public and private companies. From Active Biotech will be present; Sven Andréasson CEO and Tomas Leanderson CSO.

The presentation, scheduled to take place on Tuesday, October 26 at 11:50-12:10 EST will cover Active Biotech's ongoing clinical development projects within the areas of autoimmunity/inflammation and cancer. A live and archived web cast will be available at and at

For more details about Active Biotech and ongoing projects, please visit our web page

Contact: Hans Westerberg, Active Biotech US Investor Relations, +1 212 644 2561

Active Biotech AB is a biotechnology company focusing on research in and development of pharmaceuticals. Active Biotech has a strong R&D portfolio and pipeline products with focus primarily on autoimmune/inflammatory diseases and cancer. Most advanced projects include orally administered small molecules with unique immunomodulatory properties that can be used to treat autoimmune and inflammatory diseases, as well as a novel concept for use in cancer immunotherapy.

In June, 2004 Active Biotech signed an agreement with Teva Pharmaceutical Industries to develop and commercialize laquinimod, Active Biotech's novel immunomodulatory compound, which has the potential to be an orally available disease modifying treatment of multiple sclerosis (MS).

Active Biotech AB
Box 724, SE-220 07 Lund, Sweden
Tel: +46 (0)46-19 20 00
Fax: +46 (0)46-19 20 50