Wednesday, July 15, 2009

Zymogenetics - Conference Call and Webcast Information

ZymoGenetics 2009 Second Quarter Financial Results Conference Call will be held on August 3, 2009 at 4:30 p.m. Eastern Time and may be accessed at or by dialing: 877-407-0778 (International: 201-689-8565). Participants should dial in to the call approximately 10 minutes prior to the scheduled start time to register. A live audio webcast and slide presentation can be accessed by going to: The webcast will be archived for 60 days. For replay, please visit

J&J Q2 - Edited

........our medical device business saw strong growth in orthopedics and surgery and excluding the impact of additional competitors in the drug eluting stent market, the MD&D segment grew nearly 6% operationally for the quarter..........Ethicon endo-surgery achieved operational growth of 6.3% in the second quarter of 2009, with the U.S. sales growing 1% and sales outside the U.S. growing on an operational basis by 10.7%.

Harmonic technology business achieved strong double-digit operational growth due to the global success of recently launched products and the underlying strength of this platform. Additionally in the U.S., strong growth for the realized gastric band and the newly acquired [N-Seal] products contributed to the results. This was partially offset by lower sales in the U.S. for advanced sterilization products, or ASP, which had been impacted by tighter capital budgets in the hospitals...........

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