Healthcare Conference

HK PHARMACEUTICALS PRESENTS AT TECHVEST’S 4TH ANNUAL HEALTHCARE CONFERENCE

SAN DIEGO, October 18, 2002 HK Pharmaceuticals™, Inc. today announced that it will present at Techvest’s 4th Annual Healthcare Conference in Boston, October 22-24.

HK Pharmaceuticals is one of 50 emerging companies chosen to present before an audience of venture capitalists, institutional investors and corporate executives. Dr. Dan Little, HK Pharmaceuticals President, will present on October 22 at 11:20am in Salons G-I.

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Techvest, LLC is a leading investment research, consulting and investment banking firm specializing in the healthcare sector. For more information about Techvest and the 4th Annual Healthcare Conference, visit http://www.techvestllc.com.