CALGARY, Oct. 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ – Dr. Brad Thompson, President and CEO of Oncolytics Biotech Inc. (TSX: ONC, NASDAQ: ONCY), will present a corporate overview of the Company at the Maxim Group Growth Conference at 2:30 p.m. ET on Tuesday, October 7, 2008. The event is being held at the Grand Hyatt Hotel in New York.
A live audio link to the webcast presentation is available at http://www.wsw.com/webcast/maxim/oncy/ on the company’s website at www.oncolyticsbiotech.com. It is recommended that listeners log on 15 minutes in advance of the presentation to register and download any necessary software.
An audio replay will be accessible on the Oncolytics website following the presentation.
About Oncolytics Biotech Inc.
Oncolytics is a Calgary-based biotechnology company focused on the development of oncolytic viruses as potential cancer therapeutics. Oncolytics’ clinical program includes a variety of Phase I/II and Phase II human trials using REOLYSIN(R), its proprietary formulation of the human reovirus, alone and in combination with radiation or chemotherapy. For further information about Oncolytics, please visit www.oncolyticsbiotech.com
About the Maxim Group Growth Conference
The Maxim Group Growth Conference will feature interactive presentations from over 80 companies, as well as one-on-one meetings with executives from the healthcare, technology, shipping/transportation and emerging growth sectors. Attendees will include securities analysts, fund managers and institutional investors.
The presentation time is subject to change. This release and the presentation related thereto contain forward-looking statements which involve known and unknown risks, delays, uncertainties and other factors not under the Company’s control and which may cause actual results, performance or achievements of the Company to be materially different from the results, performance or expectations implied by these forward-looking statements. Such risks and uncertainties include, among others, the efficacy of REOLYSIN(R) as a cancer treatment, the success and timely completion of clinical studies and trials, uncertainties related to the research and development of pharmaceuticals and uncertainties related to the regulatory process. Investors should consult the Company’s quarterly and annual filings with the Canadian and U.S. securities commissions for additional information on risks and uncertainties relating to the forward-looking statements. Investors are cautioned against placing undue reliance on forward-looking statements. The Company does not undertake to update these forward-looking statements, except as required by applicable laws.
SOURCE Oncolytics Biotech Inc.
Released October 2, 2008