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Jan 07, 2015
OncoMed Pharmaceuticals to Present at the 33rd Annual J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference

REDWOOD CITY, Calif., Jan. 7, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- OncoMed Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq:OMED), a clinical-stage company developing novel therapeutics that target cancer stem cells (CSCs), or tumor-initiating cells, today announced that Paul J. Hastings, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, will present at the 33rd Annual J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference in San Francisco on Thursday, January 15, 2015 at 7:30 am Pacific Time.

The presentation will be webcast live and available for replay from the OncoMed website in the Investor Relations section.

About OncoMed Pharmaceuticals

OncoMed Pharmaceuticals is a clinical-stage company focused on discovering and developing novel therapeutics targeting cancer stem cells (CSCs). OncoMed has six anti-cancer product candidates in clinical development, including demcizumab (anti-DLL4, OMP-21M18), tarextumab (anti-Notch2/3, OMP-59R5), anti-Notch1 (OMP-52M51), anti-DLL4/VEGF bispecific antibody (OMP-305B83), vantictumab (anti-FZD7, OMP-18R5), and ipafricept (FZD8-Fc, OMP-54F28), which each target key cancer stem cell signaling pathways including Notch and Wnt. OncoMed plans to file an Investigational New Drug application in early 2015 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 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: Media & Investors

         OncoMed Pharmaceuticals

         Michelle Corral

         Investor Relations and Corporate Communications

         michelle.corral@oncomed.com

         (650) 995-8373

         

         Investors

         Shari Annes

         Annes Associates

         shari.annes@oncomed.com

         (650) 888-0902

OncoMed Pharmaceuticals, Inc. is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Mereo BioPharma Group plc.
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