IDEC Pharmaceuticals Announces First Quarter 2003 Financials Conference Call

(BUSINESS WIRE) — IDEC Pharmaceuticals Corporation’s (NASDAQ:IDPH) chairman and chief executive officer Bill Rastetter, Ph.D., will host a live conference call and webcast on Tuesday, April 15, 2003, at 4:30 p.m. Eastern Time (1:30 p.m. Pacific Time) to discuss financial results for the first quarter of 2003.

This call is being webcast by CCBN and can be accessed at IDEC’s web site at A replay of the webcast will remain available for 10 business days. For a menu of IDEC’s current news releases and quarterly reports or to retrieve a specific release, call (888) 329-2309.

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