WALTHAM, Mass., May 6, 2011 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- BG Medicine Inc. (Nasdaq:BGMD) today announced that its financial results for the first quarter of fiscal year 2011 will be released prior to the market open on Thursday, May 12, 2011, followed the same day by a conference call and live webcast scheduled for 8:30am ET.
The conference call may be accessed by dialing (877) 845-1016 from the U.S. and Canada, or (708) 290-1155 from international locations. The conference call will also be available via the Internet at
A replay of the call will be available approximately one hour following the end of the call through May 19, 2011. The replay may be accessed by dialing (800) 642-1687 within the U.S. and Canada or (706) 645-9291 from international locations, passcode 65512729. The call will be archived and accessible on the Web site for approximately 30 days.
Listeners are encouraged to login at least 15 minutes prior to the start of the scheduled presentation to register, download and install any necessary audio software.
About BG Medicine
BG Medicine is a life sciences company focused on the discovery, development, and commercialization of novel diagnostics based on biomarkers to improve patient outcomes and contain healthcare costs. BG Medicine recently launched the galectin-3 test for use in patients with heart failure. The galectin-3 test is the first novel blood test for cardiac disease cleared by the FDA in five years. For additional information about BG Medicine and galectin-3 testing, please visit and .
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CONTACT: Michael W. Rogers EVP & Chief Financial Officer (781) 890-1199