Halozyme Therapeutics to Hold Pipeline Update Conference Call on May 9

SAN DIEGO, May 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Halozyme Therapeutics, Inc. (Nasdaq: HALO), a biopharmaceutical company developing and commercializing products targeting the extracellular matrix, today announced that it will release financial results for the three months ended March 31, 2008 after market close on Thursday, May 8, 2008.

Jonathan Lim, MD, President and Chief Executive Officer, Gregory Frost, PhD, Vice President and Chief Scientific Officer, Robert Little, Vice President and Chief Commercial Officer, and David Ramsay, Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, will host an investment community conference call beginning at 8:00 a.m. PT (11:00 a.m. ET) on Friday, May 9, 2008, to provide a pipeline update.

Individuals interested in participating in the conference call may do so by dialing 888-256-9044 for domestic callers or 706-643-5585 for international callers. Those interested in listening to the conference call live via the Internet may do so by visiting the Investor Relations section of the Company's web site at http://www.halozyme.com. A replay will be available on Halozyme's web site for 30 days. A telephone replay will be available for 48 hours by dialing 800-642-1687 from the U.S., or 706-645-9291 for international callers, and entering reservation code 44830661.

About Halozyme Therapeutics, Inc.

Halozyme is a biopharmaceutical company developing and commercializing products targeting the extracellular matrix for the drug delivery, oncology and dermatology markets. The company's portfolio of products and product candidates is based on intellectual property covering the family of human enzymes known as hyaluronidases. The company's Enhanze(TM) Technology is a novel drug delivery platform designed to increase the absorption and dispersion of biologics. Its key partnerships are with Roche to apply Enhanze Technology to Roche's biological therapeutic compounds for up to 13 targets and with Baxter to apply Enhanze Technology to Baxter's biological therapeutic compound, GAMMAGARD LIQUID 10%. In addition, the company has received FDA approval for two products: Cumulase(R), for use in in-vitro fertilization, and HYLENEX, for use as an adjuvant to increase the absorption and dispersion of other injected drugs and fluids. HYLENEX is partnered with Baxter International Inc. The Company also has a number of different enzymes in its portfolio that are targeting significant areas of unmet need.

SOURCE Halozyme Therapeutics, Inc.

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