Nektar to Announce Q1 2008 Financial Results on Wednesday, May 7, 2008, After Close of U.S.-Based Financial Markets

SAN CARLOS, Calif., April 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Nektar Therapeutics (Nasdaq: NKTR) will announce its financial results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2008 on Wednesday, May 7, 2008, after the close of U.S.-based financial markets. Howard Robin, president and chief executive officer, will host a conference call beginning at 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time (ET).

Investors can access the press release and a live audio-only Webcast of the conference call through a link that is posted on the Investor Relations section of the Nektar website: http://www.nektar.com. The web broadcast of the conference call will be available for replay through Wednesday, May 21, 2008.

An audio replay will also be available shortly following the call through Wednesday, May 21, 2008 and can be accessed by dialing (888) 286-8010 (U.S.); or (617) 801-6888 (international) with a passcode of 73371402.

In the event that any non-GAAP financial measure is discussed on the conference call that is not described in the press release, related information will be made available on the Investor Relations page at the Nektar website as soon as practical after the conclusion of the conference call.

Nektar Therapeutics is a biopharmaceutical company that develops and enables differentiated therapeutics with its industry-leading PEGylation and pulmonary drug development platforms. Nektar's technology and drug development expertise have enabled nine approved products for partners, which include leading biopharmaceutical companies. Nektar is also developing a robust pipeline of its own high-value therapeutics that addresses unmet medical needs by leveraging and expanding its technology platforms to improve known molecules.

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