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CymaBay to Announce Third Quarter 2015 Financial Results on Thursday, November 12

NEWARK, Calif., Nov. 4, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- CymaBay Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ:CBAY), a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company developing therapies to treat metabolic diseases with high unmet medical need, today announced that it will host a conference call and live audio webcast on Thursday, November 12th at 4:30 p.m. Eastern Time (1:30 p.m. Pacific Time) to provide a corporate update and discuss the Company's financial results for the quarter ended September 30, 2015.

Conference Call Details

To access the live conference call, please dial 877-407-0784 from the U.S. and Canada, or 201-689-8560 internationally, and use Conference ID # 13623547.

To access the live and subsequently archived webcast of the conference call, go to the Investors section of the company's website at http://ir.cymabay.com/events.

About CymaBay

CymaBay Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ:CBAY) is a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company developing therapies to treat metabolic diseases with high unmet medical need, including serious rare and orphan disorders. Arhalofenate, CymaBay's lead product candidate, has shown two therapeutic actions in a single drug in multiple Phase 2 gout studies. In gout patients, arhalofenate is intended to prevent painful flares in joints while at the same time promoting excretion of uric acid by the kidney, thereby addressing both the signs and symptoms of gout and the hyperuricemia that is the root cause of the disease. CymaBay's second product candidate, MBX-8025 is a potent, selective, orally active PPARδ agonist. A Phase 2 study of MBX-8025 in patients with mixed dyslipidemia established that it has an anti-atherogenic lipid profile. The FDA has granted MBX-8025 an orphan drug designation for the treatment of homozygous familial hypercholesterolemia (HoFH) and CymaBay has initiated a pilot study of MBX-8025 in patients with HoFH.

For additional information about CymaBay visit www.cymabay.com.

CONTACT: Sujal Shah CymaBay Therapeutics, Inc. (510) 293-8800 Investors@CymaBay.com Hans Vitzthum LifeSci Advisors, LLC 212-915-2568 Hans@LifeSciAdvisors.comSource:CymaBay Therapeutics, Inc.