Orexigen(R) Therapeutics to Speak at Jefferies 2010 Global Life Sciences Conference

SAN DIEGO, June 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Orexigen® Therapeutics, Inc. (Nasdaq:OREX), a biopharmaceutical company focused on the treatment of obesity, today announced that the Company will be speaking at the Jefferies 2010 Global Life Sciences Conference.  The details are as follows:  

Date:  June 10, 2010

Time:  1:30pm Eastern

Location: The Grand Hyatt, New York

Speaker: Michael Narachi, Chief Executive Officer



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.

SOURCE Orexigen Therapeutics, Inc.

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