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OncoMed to Present at Upcoming Investment Conferences

REDWOOD CITY, Calif., May 28, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- OncoMed Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq:OMED), a clinical-stage company developing novel therapeutics that target cancer stem cell (CSC) and immuno-oncology pathways, today announced that Paul J. Hastings, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, will speak at upcoming investor conferences in June.

Jefferies 2015 Healthcare Conference
Tuesday, June 2, 2015 at 8:00 a.m. EDT in New York
JMP Securities Life Sciences Conference 2015
Tuesday, June 23, 2015 at 9:00 a.m. EDT in New York

A live webcast of each presentation will be available through the OncoMed website in the Investor Relations section. The webcast will also be archived and available for replay for up to 45 days.

About OncoMed Pharmaceuticals

OncoMed Pharmaceuticals is a clinical-stage company focused on discovering and developing novel therapeutics targeting cancer stem cell (CSC) and immuno-oncology pathways. OncoMed has six anti-cancer product candidates in clinical development, the most advanced of which are in randomized Phase 2 clinical trials. Demcizumab (anti-DLL4, OMP-21M18), tarextumab (anti-Notch2/3, OMP-59R5), brontictuzumab (anti-Notch1, OMP-52M51), anti-DLL4/VEGF bispecific antibody (OMP-305B83), vantictumab (anti-FZD7, OMP-18R5), and ipafricept (FZD8-Fc, OMP-54F28) each target key cancer stem cell signaling pathways including Notch and Wnt. OncoMed recently filed an Investigational New Drug application for anti-RSPO3 (OMP-131R10), an antibody targeting a third key cancer stem cell signaling pathway called R-spondin-LGR. OncoMed is also pursuing discovery of additional novel anti-CSC and cancer immuno-oncology 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:
Media & Investors Investors
OncoMed Pharmaceuticals Shari Annes
Michelle Corral Annes Associates
Senior Director, Investor Relations and Corporate Communications shari.annes@oncomed.com
michelle.corral@oncomed.com (650) 888-0902
(650) 995-8373

Source:OncoMed Pharmaceuticals, Inc.