MorphoSys AG (Frankfurt Stock Exchange: MOR; Prime Standard Segment, TecDAX) will publish its First Half 2006 results on July 28, 2006 at 7:30 a.m. CEST.
At 10:00 a.m. CEST, the Management Board of MorphoSys AG will host a public conference call to present MorphoSys's financial results for the first six months of 2006 and provide further details on the Company's latest developments.
Dial-in number: +49 (0)89 2030 3244 (listen-only)
Approx. 2 hours after the conclusion of the conference call, an audio replay of the conference will be available on http://www.morphosys.com/en/news_investors/conference_calls-296.html
In case of any further questions please contact:
MorphoSys AG Lena-Christ-Str. 48 82152 Martinsried/Planegg Tel: +49 89 899 27 0 Fax: + 49 89 899 27 222 http://www.morphosys.com
Dr. Claudia Gutjahr-Löser Director Corporate Communications Tel: +49 89 899 27-122 Fax: + 49 89 899 27-5122 firstname.lastname@example.org
Mario Brkulj Manager Public Relations Tel: +49 (0) 89 / 899 27-454 Fax: +49 (0) 89 / 899 27-5454 email@example.com
About MorphoSys: MorphoSys develops and applies innovative technologies for the production of synthetic antibodies, which accelerate drug discovery and target characterization. Founded in 1992, the Company's proprietary Human Combinatorial Antibody Library (HuCAL) technology is used by researchers worldwide for human antibody generation. The Company currently has licensing agreements and/or research collaborations with Bayer (USA), Boehringer Ingelheim (Germany), Bristol-Myers Squibb (USA), Centocor Inc. (USA), Daiichi Sankyo & Co., Ltd. (Japan), GPC Biotech AG (Germany), Hoffmann-La Roche AG (Switzerland), ImmunoGen Inc. (USA), Merck & Co., Inc. (USA), Novartis AG (Switzerland), Novoplant GmbH (Germany), OncoMed Pharmaceuticals Inc. (USA), Pfizer Inc. (USA), ProChon Biotech Ltd. (Israel), Schering AG (Germany), Schering-Plough (USA), Shionogi & Co., Ltd. (Japan), Xoma Ltd. (USA) and others. Additionally, MorphoSys is active in the antibody research market through its Antibodies by Design business unit. Antibodies by Design was founded in 2003 for the purpose of exploiting the MorphoSys non-therapeutic antibody markets. MorphoSys' activities in the research antibody segment were significantly strengthened through the acquisition of the U.K. and U.S.-based Biogenesis Group in January 2005 and Serotec Group in 2006. For further information please visit the corporate website at: http://www.morphosys.com/.
Statements included in this press release which are not historical in nature are intended to be, and are hereby identified as, "forward-looking statements" for purposes of the safe harbour provided by Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended by the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Forward-looking statements may be identified by words including "anticipates", "believes", "intends", "estimates", "expects" and similar expressions. The company cautions readers that forward-looking statements, including without limitation those relating to the company's future operations and business prospects, are subject to certain risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially from those indicated in the forward-looking statements. Factors that may affect future operations and business prospects include, but are not limited to, clinical and scientific results and developments concerning corporate collaborations and the company's proprietary rights.