Biopartnering Europe Conference

HK PHARMACEUTICALS PRESENTS AT BIOPARTNERING EUROPE CONFERENCE

SAN DIEGO, October 10, 2002 HK Pharmaceuticals™, Inc. today announced that it will present at this years 10th Anniversary BioPartnering Europe Conference in London, October 1315. HK Pharmaceuticals is one of 16 emerging companies chosen to present based on the recommendation of leading bioinvestors. Dr. Hubert Köster, HK Pharmaceuticals Chairman and CEO, will present on October 14 at 2:15pm in the main plenary hall.

About BioPartnering Europe
BioPartnering Europe (BPE) was first held in London in 1993 as a partnership between the U.S. Commercial Service and Technology Vision Group LLC to bring about closer ties between American and European biotechnology companies. From the beginning, BPE has attracted the support of leading pharmaceutical, biotechnology, financial and service companies who have all contributed to making this one of the leading independent partnering events in the world.