Durata Therapeutics to Host Reimbursement Seminar on April 23, 2013

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CHICAGO, April 2, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Durata Therapeutics, Inc. (Nasdaq:DRTX) today announced that it will host a reimbursement seminar for the investment community on Tuesday, April 23, 2013 at the NASDAQ MarketSite in New York City. The 90-minute seminar will begin at 10:00 a.m. Eastern Time and will be simultaneously webcast.

The seminar will be conducted by Avalere Health, LLC, a leading advisory company focused on healthcare business strategy and public policy, with the goal of providing an overview of the hospital and outpatient reimbursement landscape and market access in today's evolving healthcare environment.

Attendance at this event is by invitation only and space is limited. Professional investors and analysts wishing to attend should contact mricardo@duratatherapeutics.com, by Friday, April 12th to register.

A live webcast of the presentation can be accessed from the Investor Relations section of the Company's website at www.duratatherapeutics.com. A replay of the presentation will also be available on the Durata website.

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 two global Phase 3 clinical trials with its lead product candidate, dalbavancin, under investigation for the treatment of patients with ABSSSI caused by susceptible gram-positive bacteria.

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CONTACT: Investor Relations and Public Affairs Contact Allison Wey Durata Therapeutics, Inc. Vice President, Investor Relations and Public Affairs (312) 219-7017 awey@duratatherapeutics.com Media Relations Contact Jed Weiner White Oak Communications, Inc. (847) 392-4186 jed.weiner@comcast.net

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