SOURCE: Theravance, Inc.

April 19, 2006 16:05 ET

Theravance to Webcast 2006 Annual Meeting of Stockholders on April 26, 2006

SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, CA -- (MARKET WIRE) -- April 19, 2006 -- Theravance, Inc. (NASDAQ: THRX) announced today that it will webcast its 2006 Annual Meeting of Stockholders at 1:00 p.m. local time on Wednesday, April 26, 2006.

An accompanying listen-only conference call will be held at 4:00 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time. To participate in the live call by telephone, please dial 800-822-4794 from the U.S., or 913-981-4912 for international callers. Those interested in listening to the audio feed live via the internet may do so by visiting the company's web site at www.theravance.com. To listen to the live call, please go to the web site 15 minutes prior to its start to register, download, and install any necessary audio software.

A replay of the 2006 Annual Meeting of Stockholders will be available on the company's web site for 30 days through May 26, 2006. A telephone replay will also be available through 11:59 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time on May 26, 2006 by dialing 888-203-1112 from the U.S., or 719-457-0820 for international callers, and entering confirmation code 7724334.

About Theravance

Theravance is a biopharmaceutical company with a pipeline of internally discovered product candidates. Theravance is focused on the discovery, development and commercialization of small molecule medicines across a number of therapeutic areas including respiratory disease, bacterial infections and gastrointestinal motility dysfunction. Of the five programs in development, two are in late stage -- its telavancin program focusing on treating serious Gram-positive bacterial infections with Astellas Pharma Inc. and the Beyond Advair collaboration with GlaxoSmithKline. By leveraging its proprietary insight of multivalency to drug discovery focused on validated targets, Theravance is pursuing a next generation drug discovery strategy designed to discover superior medicines in large markets. For more information, please visit the company's web site at www.theravance.com.

THERAVANCE®, the Theravance logo, and MEDICINES THAT MAKE A DIFFERENCE® are registered trademarks of Theravance, Inc.

This press release contains and the conference call will contain certain "forward-looking" statements as that term is defined in the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995 regarding, among other things, statements relating to goals, plans, objectives and future events. Theravance intends such forward-looking statements to be covered by the safe harbor provisions for forward-looking statements contained in Section 21E of the Exchange Act and the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Examples of such statements include statements relating to the goals, timing and expected results of clinical and preclinical studies, statements regarding the potential benefits and mechanisms of action of drug candidates, the enabling capabilities of Theravance's approach to drug discovery and its proprietary insights, statements concerning expectations for product candidates through development and commercialization and projections of revenue and other financial items. These statements are based on the current estimates and assumptions of the management of Theravance as of the date of this press release and the conference call and are subject to risks, uncertainties, changes in circumstances, assumptions and other factors that may cause the actual results of Theravance to be materially different from those reflected in its forward-looking statements. Important factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from those indicated by such forward-looking statements include, among others, risks related to delays or difficulties in commencing or completing clinical and preclinical studies, the potential that results of clinical or preclinical studies indicate product candidates are unsafe, ineffective, inferior or not superior, and delays or failure to achieve regulatory approvals, and risks of collaborating with third parties to develop and commercialize products. These and other risks are described in greater detail under the heading "Risk Factors" contained in Item 1A of Theravance's Annual Report on Form 10-K/A filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) on March 10, 2006, and the risks discussed in our other filings with the SEC. Given these uncertainties, you should not place undue reliance on these forward-looking statements. Theravance assumes no obligation to update its forward-looking statements.

Contact Information

  • Contact Information:

    Investors
    Theravance, Inc.
    Michael Aguiar
    SVP and CFO
    650-808-4100
    Email Contact

    Media
    Theravance, Inc.
    David Brinkley
    SVP, Commercial Development
    650-808-3784
    Email Contact