SOURCE: Arcturus Bioscience, Inc.

February 09, 2006 13:00 ET

Arcturus Bioscience Announces Participation in BIO CEO & Investor Conference 2006

CARLSBAD, CA -- (MARKET WIRE) -- February 9, 2006 -- Arcturus Bioscience, Inc., a leader in molecular medicine, announced today that Antonius Schuh, Ph.D, the Company's president and chief executive officer, will present at the 8th Annual BIO CEO & Investor Conference on Wednesday, February 15, at 3:00 p.m. EST in the Park Avenue Suite Center/North Room of the Waldorf-Astoria Hotel in New York.

Dr. Schuh will provide an update on Arcturus' focus on genomic-based molecular diagnostics for personalized response prediction of cancer therapies. In addition, he will address the company's development and commercial plans in the context of its first commercial cancer diagnostic partnerships with Quest, LabCorp and Agendia.

About Arcturus Molecular Diagnostics

Arcturus Molecular Diagnostics is a leader in molecular medicine and the development of proprietary technologies for diagnostic applications in oncology. These technologies include the Molecular Cancer Identification (MCID) technology which is based upon a set of clinically validated molecular signatures relating to 90% of the most common cancers, and the Breast Cancer Recurrence (BCR) technology, which is based upon a proprietary biomarker index for the prognosis of breast cancer recurrence risk and metastatic potential. Commercialization of the MCID Technology commenced with its licensing partners Quest Diagnostics and Laboratory Corporation of America and Agendia BV for their Cancer of Unknown Primary (CUP) diagnostic service. Quest Diagnostics has also licensed the BCR technology for the development of a diagnostic service. The Arcturus' technologies and intellectual properties position the company to address the multi-billion dollar market opportunities associated with the development and commercialization for additional cancer diagnostics and inventions to cost-effectively improve patient prognosis and response prediction in cancer therapy. Arcturus Molecular Diagnostics, a subsidiary of Arcturus Bioscience, Inc., is located in Carlsbad, California. Please visit the Arcturus website at for more information.

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