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SurModics, Inc. to Webcast Fiscal Second Quarter Earnings Conference Call April 21
Webcast is Live at 4:00 p.m. (CT)

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn., Apr 12, 2004 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- SurModics, Inc. (Nasdaq:SRDX), a leading provider of surface modification and drug delivery solutions to the medical device industry, today announced that it will host a live Webcast of its fiscal 2004 second quarter conference call on Wednesday, April 21, at 4:00 p.m. CT. The Company will issue an earnings news release after the market closes that afternoon.

Dale Olseth, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Bruce Barclay, President and Chief Operating Officer, and Phil Ankeny, Vice President, Business Development and Chief Financial Officer, will recap the second quarter financial results and accomplishments. To access the Webcast, go to the investor relations portion of the Company's Web site, www.surmodics.com, on the day of the conference call and click on the Webcast icon.

If you do not have access to the Internet and want to listen to an audio replay of the conference call, dial 800-405-2236 and enter conference call ID # 576226. The audio replay will be available beginning at 6:00 p.m. CT on Wednesday, April 21, until 6:00 p.m. CT on Wednesday, April 28. In addition, the conference call audio will be archived on the Company's Web site following the call.

About SurModics, Inc.

SurModics, Inc., a leading provider of surface modification and drug delivery solutions, licenses its patented coating processes to medical device manufacturers around the world. A significant portion of SurModics' revenue is generated through royalties on the sale of coated products. SurModics' Internet address is www.surmodics.com.

SOURCE: SurModics, Inc.

SurModics, Inc., Eden Prairie
Phil Ankeny, 952-829-2700