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UBS Global Life Sciences Conference Opens in New York

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The UBS Global Life Sciences Conference opens today at the Grand Hyatt in New York City and runs through Wednesday, September 23. The annual UBS Global Life Sciences Conference is among the largest health care investor conferences in the world. Senior executives from the leading pharmaceutical, biotechnology and medical technology companies will provide their insight and outlook on the global life sciences industry. More than 2,000 people are expected to attend. Presenting companies include:

Actelion Pharmaceuticals Ltd.
Agilent Technologies, Inc.
Alcon, Inc.
Alexion Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
Allergan, Inc.
Allscripts-Misys Healthcare Solutions, Inc.
AstraZeneca PLC
Biogen Idec Inc.
BioMed Realty Trust Inc.
bioMerieux SA
Cardinal Health, Inc.
CareFusion Corporation
Celgene Corporation
Cephalon Corporation
Charles River Laboratories International, Inc.
Covance Inc.
Danaher Corporation
DENTSPLY International
Eli Lilly and Company
F. Hoffmann - La Roche Ltd.
Genzyme Corporation
Gilead Sciences, Inc.
Hospira, Inc.
Human Genome Sciences Inc.
Illumina, Inc.
IMS Health, Inc.
Intuitive Surgical, Inc.
Laboratory Corporation of America Holdings
Life Technologies Corporation
Merck & Co., Inc.
Mettler-Toledo International Inc.
Millipore Corporation
Mylan Inc.
Myriad Genetics, Inc.
Novartis AG
Pall Corporation
PharMerica Corporation
Quality Systems, Inc.
ResMed Inc.
Shanghai Fosun Pharmaceutical (Group) Co., Ltd.
Sigma-Aldrich Corporation
Smith & Nephew plc
Stericycle, Inc.
Stryker Corporation
Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Limited
Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc.
Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated
Zimmer Holdings, Inc.

*This is a partial list of presenting companies. Companies subject to change.

To access the agenda, please go to

Audio transmissions and the conference agenda will be available on the UBS Investment Bank website at Audio transmissions of company presentations will be available live and by replay. Replays will begin three hours after the actual presentation time and will be available on the site for up to four weeks.

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