Durata Therapeutics to Present at the Cowen & Company 33rd Annual Health Care Conference

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CHICAGO, Feb. 20, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Durata Therapeutics (Nasdaq:DRTX) today announced that Durata's Chief Executive Officer Paul R. Edick will present an overview of the company at the Cowen & Company Healthcare Conference in Boston, MA. The Durata presentation will take place at The Boston Marriott Copley Place on Wednesday, March 6, 2013 at 9:20 a.m. EST.

About Durata Therapeutics

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 its DISCOVER 1 study and enrollment in its DISCOVER 2 global Phase 3 clinical trials with its lead product candidate, dalbavancin, for the treatment of patients with acute bacterial skin and skin structure infections, or ABSSSI.

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Any statements in this press release about Durata's future expectations, plans and prospects constitute forward-looking statements within the meaning of The Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995, as amended. Actual results may differ materially from those indicated by such forward-looking statements. Durata anticipates that subsequent events and developments will cause its views to change. However, while Durata may elect to update these forward-looking statements at some point in the future, Durata specifically disclaims any obligation to do so.

CONTACT: Investor Relations and Public Affairs Contact Allison Wey - Durata Therapeutics Vice President, Investor Relations and Public Affairs (312)219-7017 - awey@duratatherapeutics.com

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