SEATTLE, Aug. 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Oncothyreon Inc. (Nasdaq: ONTY) (TSX:ONY), a biotechnology company specializing in the development of innovative therapeutic products for the treatment of cancer, today announced that it intends to release its second quarter and year end 2009 financial results on Wednesday, August 12, 2009 after the close of the U.S. and Canadian markets. Following the release, Oncothyreon's management expects to discuss these financial results and give a general business update in a conference call at 4:30 p.m. EST.
The discussion is planned for a live webcast and can be accessed at www.oncothyreon.com under the "News Events" section. It is expected that the archive of the webcast will be available approximately one hour after completion of the discussion and will be posted on the Oncothyreon website for 30 days.
Oncothyreon is a biotechnology company specializing in the development of innovative therapeutic products for the treatment of cancer. Oncothyreon's goal is to develop and commercialize novel synthetic vaccines and targeted small molecules that have the potential to improve the lives and outcomes of cancer patients. For more information, visit www.oncothyreon.com.
SOURCE Oncothyreon Inc.