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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 22. 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:

Agilent Technologies, Inc.
Alere Inc.
Alexion Pharmaceuticals, Inc
Allergan, Inc.
Amgen Inc.
Bayer AG
Biogen Idec
BioMarin Pharmaceutical Inc.
BioMed Realty Trust, Inc.
BioMerieux SA
Bristol-Myers Squibb Company
Celera Corporation
Celgene Corporation
Cephalon, Inc.
Charles River Laboratories
China Shineway Pharmaceutical
Danaher Corporation
DENTSPLY International
Dr. Reddy's Laboratories
F. Hoffmann-La Roche Ltd.
Genoptix, Inc.
Genzyme Corporation
Gilead Sciences, Inc.
H. Lundbeck A/S
Henry Schein, Inc.
Human Genome Sciences, Inc.
Illumina, Inc.
Life Technologies
Medtronic Inc.
Merck & Co., Inc.
Merck KGaA
Meridian Bioscience, Inc.
Mettler-Toledo International, Inc.
Myriad Genetics, Inc.
Novo Nordisk Inc.
Novozymes A/S
Pall Corporation
PerkinElmer, Inc.
Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
Shanghai Fosun Pharma Group
Sigma-Aldrich Corporation
Sino Biopharmaceutical Ltd.
Sirona Dental Systems, Inc.
Smith & Nephew
STERIS Corporation
Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd.
Thermo Fisher Scientific
Thoratec Corporation
United Therapeutics Corporation
Vertex Pharmaceuticals
Warner Chilcott
Waters Corporation
West Pharmaceutical Services, 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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