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OncoMed Pharmaceuticals CEO to Present at the 34th Annual JPMorgan Healthcare Conference

REDWOOD CITY, Calif., Jan. 04, 2016 (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 present a corporate update at the 34th Annual JPMorgan Healthcare Conference in San Francisco on Thursday, January 14, 2016 at 10:00 am Pacific Time.

A live webcast of the 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 anti-cancer stem cell and immuno-oncology therapeutics. OncoMed has seven anti-cancer product candidates in clinical development, including 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), ipafricept (FZD8-Fc, OMP-54F28), and anti-RSPO3 (OMP-131R10), which each target key cancer stem cell signaling pathways including Notch, Wnt and R-spondin-LGR. OncoMed has formed strategic alliances with Celgene Corporation, Bayer Pharma AG and GlaxoSmithKline (GSK). A wholly owned immuno-oncology candidate, GITRL-Fc, and an undisclosed target that is part of OncoMed’s collaboration with Celgene are being advanced toward clinical trials in the 2016-2017 timeframe.

Please see the company's website at www.oncomed.com for additional information.

Contact:
Media & Investors
OncoMed Pharmaceuticals
Michelle Corral
Senior Director, Investor Relations and Corporate Communications
michelle.corral@oncomed.com
(650) 995-8373

Investors
Shari Annes
Annes Associates
shari.annes@oncomed.com
(650) 888-0902


Source:OncoMed Pharmaceuticals, Inc.