Thallion Pharmaceuticals Inc.

Thallion Pharmaceuticals Inc.

February 17, 2009 14:00 ET

Notice of Thallion Pharmaceuticals Fiscal 2008 Year End Conference Call

Fourth quarter and year end financial results to be released on February 23, 2009

MONTREAL, QUEBEC--(Marketwire - Feb. 17, 2009) - Thallion Pharmaceuticals Inc. (TSX:TLN) will release its fourth quarter and year end financial results for 2008 on Monday, February 23, 2009 after 4:00 PM Eastern Time. The Company will subsequently hold a conference call on Monday, February 23, 2009 at 4:30 PM Eastern Time hosted by Mr. Lloyd M. Segal, Chief Executive Officer and Mr. Michael Singer, Chief Financial Officer. A question and answer session will follow the corporate update.


DATE: February 23, 2009
TIME: 4:30 PM Eastern Time
DIAL IN NUMBER: 416-644-3415 or 800-732-9307
TAPED REPLAY: 416-640-1917 or 877-289-8525

A live audio webcast of the conference call will be available by visiting the Company's website at Please connect at least 15 minutes prior to the conference call to ensure adequate time for any software download that may be needed to hear the webcast.

About Thallion Pharmaceuticals Inc.

Thallion Pharmaceuticals Inc. (TSX:TLN) is a biotechnology company developing pharmaceutical products in the areas of oncology and infectious disease. Thallion has three clinical programs at a Phase II, or later, stage of development. Two late stage Phase II oncology trials which include: TLN-4601, a novel anti-cancer therapy derived from a nonpathogenic microorganism and TLN-232, a targeted therapy with potential efficacy in multiple oncology indications. The Company's third product candidate, Shigamabs®, is a dual antibody product for the treatment of Shigatoxin-producing E. coli bacterial infections. Additional information about the Company can be obtained at

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