SOURCE: Given Imaging

September 21, 2006 17:14 ET

Given Imaging to Present at the UBS Global Life Sciences Conference

YOQNEAM, ISRAEL -- (MARKET WIRE) -- September 21, 2006 -- Given Imaging Ltd. (NASDAQ: GIVN) today announced that Homi Shamir, president and CEO, and Yuval Yanai, chief financial officer, will participate in the UBS Global Life Sciences Conference taking place September 25 - 28 in New York. Mr. Yanai will provide a company update on Thursday, September 28 at 9:30am ET.

To access a live webcast of Mr. Yanai's presentation, visit www.givenimaging.com. A replay of the webcast will be available for thirty days at the above referenced website.

About Given Imaging

Given Imaging is redefining gastrointestinal diagnosis by developing, producing and marketing innovative, patient-friendly products for detecting gastrointestinal disorders. The company is developing a complete line of PillCam™ video capsules for detecting disorders of the gastrointestinal tract. The company's technology platform is the Given® Diagnostic System, featuring the PillCam video capsule, a disposable, miniature video camera contained in a capsule, which is ingested by the patient. The PillCam SB capsule is a naturally ingested method for direct visualization of the entire small intestine. It is currently marketed in the United States and in more than 50 other countries and has benefited more than 380,000 patients worldwide. The PillCam ESO video capsule, which provides visual examination of the esophagus, has been cleared for marketing by the FDA. Additional capsules for visualization of the stomach and colon are under development. Given Imaging's headquarters, manufacturing, and R&D facilities are located in Yoqneam, Israel; it has direct sales and marketing operations in the United States, Germany and France, and local offices in Japan, Spain, and Australia. For more information, visit http://www.givenimaging.com.

Contact Information

  • For further information contact:
    Yuval Yanai
    Given Imaging Ltd.

    or

    Fern Lazar
    Lazar Partners Ltd.
    1-(866) GIVEN-IR
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    David Carey
    Lazar Partners Ltd.
    1-(866) GIVEN-IR
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