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OncoMed to Announce Financial Results for the Third Quarter 2014 on Tuesday, November 4, 2014, After Close of U.S.-Based Financial Markets

REDWOOD CITY, Calif., Oct. 29, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- OncoMed Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq:OMED), a clinical-stage company developing novel therapeutics that target cancer stem cells (CSCs), or tumor-initiating cells, will announce financial results for the third quarter ended September 30, 2014 on Tuesday, November 4, 2014, after the close of U.S.-based financial markets. Paul J. Hastings, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, will host a conference call to review the results beginning at 1:30 p.m. Pacific Time (PT)/4:30 p.m. Eastern Time (ET).

The press release and an audio-only webcast of the conference call will be accessible through a link in the Investor Relations section of the OncoMed website: http://www.oncomed.com. The web broadcast of the conference call will be available for replay through November 11, 2014.

Analysts and investors can participate in the conference call by dialing 855-420-0692 for domestic callers and 484-756-4194 using the conference ID# 27012743.

About OncoMed Pharmaceuticals

OncoMed Pharmaceuticals is a clinical-stage company focused on discovering and developing novel therapeutics targeting cancer stem cells (CSCs). OncoMed has five anti-cancer product candidates in clinical development, including demcizumab (anti-DLL4, OMP-21M18), tarextumab (anti-Notch2/3, OMP-59R5), anti-Notch1 (OMP-52M51), vantictumab (anti-FZD7, OMP-18R5), and ipafricept (FZD8-Fc, OMP-54F28), which target key cancer stem cell signaling pathways including Notch and Wnt. In addition, OncoMed has filed an Investigational New Drug (IND) application for its anti-DLL4/anti-VEGF bispecific antibody (OMP-305B83) and plans to file an IND application for anti-RSPO3 (OMP-131R10) in early 2015. OncoMed is also pursuing discovery of additional novel anti-CSC and cancer immunotherapy product candidates. OncoMed has formed strategic alliances with Celgene Corporation, Bayer Pharma AG and GlaxoSmithKline (GSK). Additional information can be found at the company's website: www.oncomed.com.

CONTACT: Investor Contact: OncoMed Pharmaceuticals Shari Annes Investor Relations (650) 888-0902 shari.annes@oncomed.com Media Inquiries: BCC Partners Michelle Corral or Karen L. Bergman (415) 794-8662 or (650) 575-1509 mcorral@bccpartners.com or kbergman@bccpartners.com

Source:OncoMed Pharmaceuticals, Inc.