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Orexigen(R) Therapeutics to Speak at UBS Global Life Sciences Conference

Thursday, September 17, 2009 General News J E 4
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SAN DIEGO, Sept. 16 Orexigen(R) Therapeutics, Inc. (Nasdaq: OREX), a biopharmaceutical company focused on the treatment of obesity, today announced that the Company will be speaking at the UBS Global Life Sciences Conference. The details are as follows:



About Orexigen Therapeutics

Orexigen Therapeutics, Inc. is a biopharmaceutical company focused on the treatment of obesity. The Company's lead investigational product, Contrave(R), has completed Phase 3 clinical trials and is on track for a regulatory submission with the FDA in the first half of 2010. The Company's second product, Empatic(TM), is in the later stages of Phase 2 clinical development, with results expected in the second half of 2009. Each product candidate is designed to act on a specific group of neurons in the central nervous system with the goal of achieving appetite suppression and sustained weight loss, through combination therapeutic approaches. Further information about the Company can be found at http://www.Orexigen.com.



Date: September 22, 2009 Time: 2:30pm Eastern Location: Grand Hyatt Hotel, New York Speaker: Graham Cooper, Chief Financial Officer

SOURCE Orexigen Therapeutics, Inc.
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