Myriad Genetics Announces 2013 Analyst and Investor Day

SALT LAKE CITY, May 2, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Myriad Genetics, Inc. (Nasdaq:MYGN) announced today that its Analyst and Investor Day for research analysts and institutional investors will take place on Thursday, May 9, 2013 at 9:00 a.m. EST in New York City. Peter D. Meldrum, president and chief executive officer of Myriad, will host the event that also will include other key members of Myriad's executive team. The focus of the meeting will be on Myriad's diagnostic product pipeline and the Company's strategic growth initiatives.

A live webcast of Myriad's Analyst and Investor Day can be accessed by visiting the investor relations section of the Company's website at A replay of this presentation will be archived on the Myriad website for approximately one month following the completion of the analyst day.

About Myriad Genetics

Myriad Genetics is a leading molecular diagnostic company dedicated to making a difference in patients' lives through the discovery and commercialization of transformative tests to assess a person's risk of developing disease, guide treatment decisions and assess risk of disease progression and recurrence. Myriad's portfolio of molecular diagnostic tests are based on an understanding of the role genes play in human disease and were developed with a commitment to improving an individual's decision making process for monitoring and treating disease. Myriad is focused on strategic directives to introduce new products, including companion diagnostics, as well as expanding internationally. For more information on how Myriad is making a difference, please visit the Company's website:

CONTACT: Media Contact: Ron Rogers (801) 584-3065 Investor Contact: Scott Gleason (801) 584-1143 sgleason@myriad.comSource:Myriad Genetics, Inc.