EAST BRUNSWICK, N.J., Jan.5, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --Savient Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: SVNT) today announced that Kenneth Zuerblis, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Savient will present at the Noble Financial Capital Markets Eighth Annual Equity Conference on Tuesday, January 17, 2012 at 10:00 AM Eastern Time. The conference will be held at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel in Hollywood, Florida.
A live webcast of the presentation can be accessed through the investor relations section of the Company's website at www.savient.com. Following the live presentation, a replay of the webcast will be available on the Company's website for 30 days.
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Savient Pharmaceuticals, Inc.is a specialty biopharmaceutical company focused on developing and commercializing KRYSTEXXA® (pegloticase) for the treatment of chronic gout in adult patients refractory to conventional therapy. Savient has exclusively licensed worldwide rights to the technology related to KRYSTEXXA and its uses fromDuke University("Duke") andMountain View Pharmaceuticals, Inc.("MVP"). Duke developed the recombinant uricase enzyme and MVP developed the PEGylation technology used in the manufacture of KRYSTEXXA. MVP andDukehave been granted U.S. and foreign patents disclosing and claiming the licensed technology and, in addition, Savient owns or co-owns U.S. and foreign patents and patent applications, which collectively form a broad portfolio of patents covering the composition, manufacture and methods of use and administration of KRYSTEXXA. Savient also manufactures and supplies Oxandrin® (oxandrolone tablets, USP) CIII in the U.S. For more information, please visit the Company's website atwww.savient.com.
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