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Durata Therapeutics to Present at Bank of America Merrill Lynch 2013 Healthcare Conference

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CHICAGO, May 7, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Durata Therapeutics (Nasdaq:DRTX) announced today that Paul R. Edick, CEO, will present an overview of the Company at the Bank of America Merrill Lynch Healthcare Conference on Tuesday, May 14, 2013 at 10:40 AM PT at the Encore at the Wynn Las Vegas.

About Durata Therapeutics

Durata Therapeutics is a pharmaceutical company focused on the development and commercialization of novel therapeutics for patients with infectious diseases and acute illnesses. Durata has completed two global Phase 3 clinical trials with its lead product candidate, dalbavancin, under investigation for the treatment of patients with acute bacterial skin and skin structure infections caused by susceptible gram-positive bacteria.

Forward-looking statements

Any statements in this press release about Durata's future expectations, plans and prospects constitute forward-looking statements within the meaning of The Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995, as amended. Actual results may differ materially from those indicated by such forward-looking statements. Durata anticipates that subsequent events and developments will cause its views to change. However, while Durata may elect to update these forward-looking statements at some point in the future, Durata specifically disclaims any obligation to do so.

Allison Wey
Durata Therapeutics, Inc.
Vice President, Investor Relations and Public Affairs
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