CAMBRIDGE, Mass., April 25 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Momenta Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: MNTA), a biotechnology company developing drugs based on its proprietary sugar sequencing technology, today announced that it will hold its Annual Meeting of Stockholders on May 26, 2005 at 8:30 am EDT at the offices of Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr LLP, 60 State Street, Boston, MA. Stockholders of record at the close of business on April 14, 2005 are entitled to vote at the Annual Meeting. Momenta mailed a notice of the annual Meeting and related proxy materials to stockholders of record on April 22, 2005.
Momenta Pharmaceuticals, Inc. is a biotechnology company specializing in the detailed structural analysis and design of complex sugars for the development of improved versions of existing drugs, the development of novel drugs and the discovery of new biological processes. Momenta is also utilizing its ability to sequence sugars to create technology-enabled generic versions of sugar-based and biologic drug products. The Company's most advanced product candidate is M-Enoxaparin, a technology-enabled generic version of Lovenox®. Based on its understanding of complex sugars, Momenta has created a diversified pipeline of near-term product opportunities, novel development products and discovery candidates. Momenta was founded in 2001 and is headquartered in Cambridge, MA.
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SOURCE Momenta Pharmaceuticals, Inc. -0- 04/25/2005 /CONTACT: Michael A. Lawless of Momenta Pharmaceuticals, Inc., +1-617-395-5189 / /Web site: http://www.momentapharma.com/ (MNTA)