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Discovery Labs Presents Surfaxin and Aerosurf Data At the Pediatric,Academic Societies' Annual Meeting

Surfaxin Phase 2 BPD Clinical Data Selected and Presented as Platform Presentation

Aerosurf Utilizing Chrysalis Aerosol-Generator Technology Demonstrates Optimal Functional Activity

WARRINGTON, Pa., May 8, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Discovery Laboratories, Inc. (Nasdaq:DSCO) announced that results from its previously completed Phase 2 clinical trial of Surfaxin(r) (lucinactant intratracheal suspension) for the prevention and treatment of Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia (BPD) were selected and presented as a platform presentation at the Pediatric Academic Societies' (PAS) Annual Meeting in Toronto, Canada. Also presented at PAS were data regarding Discovery's novel aerosolized KL-4 surfactant, Aerosurf(tm) (lucinactant for inhalation). The Pediatric Academic Societies' annual meeting is internationally recognized as the largest, most relevant medical meeting dedicated to pediatric critical care research. These data were presented for the first time to the medical community.

Phase 2 Clinical Trial of Surfaxin(r) for the Prevention and Treatment of BPD

Carl Bose, MD, Director of Neonatology and Professor of Pediatrics at University of North Carolina and Chairman of the Discovery BPD Clinical Study Steering Committee, presented an overview of key trial data. These data suggest that Surfaxin, when administered beyond the standard acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome (RDS) treatment period, may represent a novel therapeutic option for infants at risk for developing BPD. BPD is a chronic, debilitating lung disease affecting premature infants who survive treatment for RDS. Presently, there are no approved pharmaceutical therapies for BPD.

Surfaxin was shown to be generally safe and well-tolerated. Top-line results demonstrated that infants treated with up to five incremental standard doses of Surfaxin experienced:

* a lower incidence of death or BPD,

* a higher survival rate thr
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