Durata Therapeutics to Present at Upcoming Investor Conferences

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CHICAGO, May 9, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Durata Therapeutics (Nasdaq:DRTX) announced today that Paul R. Edick, CEO, will be presenting an overview of the Company at two upcoming investor conferences.

  • Bank of America Merrill Lynch Healthcare Conference: May 15 at 8:40am PDT, Las Vegas, Nevada

  • UBS Global Healthcare Conference: May 19 at 2:00pm EDT, New York, New York

About Durata Therapeutics, Inc.

Durata Therapeutics is a pharmaceutical company focused on the development and commercialization of novel therapeutics for patients with infectious diseases and acute illnesses. Durata has completed two global Phase 3 clinical trials with its lead product candidate, dalbavancin, under investigation for the treatment of patients with acute bacterial skin and skin structure infections caused by susceptible Gram-positive bacteria.

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CONTACT: Investor Relations and Public Affairs Contact Allison Wey Durata Therapeutics Vice President, Investor Relations and Public Affairs (312) 219-7017 awey@duratatx.com Media Relations Contact Geoff Curtis DJE Science (312) 233-1253 geoff.curtis@djescience.com

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