Orexigen® Therapeutics to Speak at UBS Global Life Sciences Conference

SAN DIEGO, Sept. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Orexigen® 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:

Date:  September 21, 2010

Time:  7:30am (EDT)

Location: Grand Hyatt New York

Speaker: Michael Narachi, Chief Executive Officer

A live webcast of the presentation can be accessed in the investor relations section of the Orexigen website at http://www.orexigen.com, and will be available for 14 days following the presentation. Please log in approximately 5 minutes before the scheduled time of the presentation to ensure a timely connection.

About Orexigen Therapeutics

Orexigen Therapeutics, Inc. is a biopharmaceutical company focused on the treatment of obesity. The Company has filed an NDA with the FDA for its lead investigational product, Contrave®.  The Company's second product, Empatic™, has completed Phase 2 clinical development.  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.

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