Glancy Binkow & Goldberg Announces a December 9, 2013 Lead Plaintiff Deadline in the Class Action Lawsuit Against ARIAD Pharmaceuticals, Inc. - ARIA

LOS ANGELES, Nov. 11, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Glancy Binkow & Goldberg LLP, announces that all purchasers of the securities of ARIAD Pharmaceuticals, Inc. ("ARIAD" or the "Company") (Nasdaq:ARIA) between December 12, 2011 and October 8, 2013, inclusive (the "Class Period'), have until December 9, 2013 to file a motion to be appointed as lead plaintiff in the shareholder lawsuit filed in the United States District Court for the District of Massachusetts.

A COPY OF THE COMPLAINT IS AVAILABLE FROM THE COURT OR FROM GLANCY BINKOW & GOLDBERG LLP. PLEASE CONTACT US AT (212) 682-5340, TOLL-FREE AT (888) 773-9224, OR AT SHAREHOLDERS@GLANCYLAW.COM TO DISCUSS THIS MATTER OR IF YOU PURCHASED SHARES BEFORE THE CLASS PERIOD. IF YOU INQUIRE BY EMAIL PLEASE INCLUDE YOUR MAILING ADDRESS, TELEPHONE NUMBER AND NUMBER OF SHARES PURCHASED.

ARIAD is an oncology company, engaged in the discovery, development and commercialization of small-molecule drugs to treat cancer in patients with aggressive cancers where current therapies are inadequate. ARIAD's first-approved cancer medicine, IclusigTM, is a tyrosine kinase inhibitor (TKI) for the treatment of adult patients with certain chronic or aggressive forms of leukemia who are resistant or intolerant to prior TKI therapy.

On October 9, 2013, the Company announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration placed a partial clinical hold on all new patient enrollment in clinical trials of Iclusig following reports of non-serious and serious adverse events in Iclusig-treated patients.

If you are a member of the Class described above, you may move the Court no later than December 9, 2013 to serve as lead plaintiff; however, you must meet certain legal requirements. To be a member of the Class you need not take any action at this time; you may retain counsel of your choice or take no action and remain an absent member of the Class.

To learn more about this action or if you have any questions concerning this Notice or your rights or interests with respect to these matters, please contact Michael Goldberg, Esquire, of Glancy Binkow & Goldberg LLP, 1925 Century Park East, Suite 2100, Los Angeles, California 90067, Toll-Free at (888) 773-9224, or contact Gregory Linkh, Esquire, of Glancy Binkow & Goldberg LLP at 122 E. 42nd Street, Suite 2920, New York, New York 10168, at (212) 682-5340, by e-mail to shareholders@glancylaw.com, or visit our website at http://www.glancylaw.com.

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CONTACT: Glancy Binkow & Goldberg LLP, Los Angeles, CA Michael Goldberg (888) 773-9224 Glancy Binkow & Goldberg LLP, New York, NY Gregory Linkh (212) 682-5340 shareholders@glancylaw.com www.glancylaw.com

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