Astex Pharmaceuticals to Present at UBS Global Life Sciences Conference on September 21st

DUBLIN, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Astex Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:ASTX), a pharmaceutical company dedicated to the discovery and development of novel cancer therapies, today announced that James S.J. Manuso, Ph.D., chairman and chief executive officer, and Mohammad Azab, M.D., chief medical officer, will present at the UBS Global Life Sciences Conference on Wednesday, September 21st in New York.

The Company's presentation will begin at 7:30 a.m. ET. A live webcast of the presentation will be available in the Investor Events section of the Company's website. The webcast will be archived for 30 days.

About Astex Pharmaceuticals

Astex Pharmaceuticals is dedicated to the discovery, development, and commercialization of novel therapeutics with a focus on cancer. The Company is developing a proprietary pipeline of novel cancer therapeutics, will selectively in-license assets possessing a strategic fit with an attractive cost – value ratio, and is creating de-risked products for partnership with leading pharmaceutical companies. Astex Pharmaceuticals, formerly SuperGen, developed Dacogen and receives significant royalties on global sales.

For more information about Astex Pharmaceuticals, Inc., please visit http://www.astx.com.



CONTACT:

Astex Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
Timothy L. Enns, 925-560-2810
Senior Vice President
Corporate Communications & Marketing
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Susanna Chau, 925-560-2845
Manager
Investor Relations
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or
The Trout Group
Alan Roemer, 646-378-2945
Managing Director
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or
College Hill
Rebecca Skye Dietrich, +1-957-241-0795 (US)
+44 (0) 7734 255 270 (UK)
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or
Fleishman-Hillard
Michael Ares, 404-739-0133
Senior Vice President
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KEYWORDS:   United States  North America  California  New York

INDUSTRY KEYWORDS:   Health  Biotechnology  Pharmaceutical

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