SOURCE: SciClone Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

SciClone Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

February 08, 2011 07:00 ET

SciClone Pharmaceuticals to Present at BIO CEO & Investor Conference

FOSTER CITY, CA--(Marketwire - February 8, 2011) -  SciClone Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: SCLN) today announced that Friedhelm Blobel, Ph.D., President and Chief Executive Officer, will present a corporate overview and business update at the BIO CEO & Investor Conference 2011 on February 15, 2011 at 10:00 am ET in New York City.

To access the live audio webcasts of the presentation, please log on through a link located in the Investor Relations section of SciClone's website at www.sciclone.com

About SciClone
SciClone Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ: SCLN) is a revenue-generating, China-centric, specialty pharmaceutical company with a substantial international business and a product portfolio of novel therapies for cancer and infectious diseases. The Company is focused on continuing sales growth and executing a clinical development strategy with prudently managed costs. ZADAXIN® (thymalfasin) is approved in over 30 countries for the treatment of hepatitis B (HBV) and hepatitis C (HCV), certain cancers, and as a vaccine adjuvant. SciClone is evaluating SCV-07 in a phase 2b trial to modify the course of oral mucositis in patients with head and neck cancer. The Company also has exclusive commercialization and distribution rights in China to a novel treatment for advanced liver cancer, DC Bead®, currently under review by regulatory agencies in that country. Additionally, SciClone owns exclusive commercialization and distribution rights to the anti-nausea drug ondansetron RapidFilm® in China, including Hong Kong and Macau, and Vietnam. The Company intends to seek regulatory approval for the product, commonly used to treat and prevent nausea and vomiting caused by chemotherapy, radiotherapy, and surgery, in these markets. For additional information, please visit www.sciclone.com.

DC Bead is a registered trademark of Biocompatibles UK Limited.

RapidFilm is a registered trademark of Labtec Gesellschaft für technologische Forschung und Entwicklung mbH.