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Sep 20, 2013
OncoMed Pharmaceuticals to Present at BioCentury's NewsMakers in the Biotech Industry Conference

REDWOOD CITY, Calif., Sept. 20, 2013 (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 it will present at BioCentury's NewsMakers in the Biotech Industry Conference on September 27th at the Millennium Broadway Hotel and Conference Center in New York City at 3:30 p.m. Eastern Time (12:30 p.m. Pacific Time).

Paul J. Hastings, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of OncoMed, will provide a company overview. To access the live webcast, and subsequent archived recording, please visit OncoMed's website using the INVESTORS/EVENTS tab or access the webcast at http://www.visualwebcaster.com/event.asp?id=95785.

About OncoMed Pharmaceuticals

OncoMed Pharmaceuticals is a clinical-stage company focused on discovering and developing novel therapeutics targeting cancer stem cells. OncoMed has five anti-cancer product candidates in clinical development, including demcizumab (Anti-DLL4, OMP-21M18), OMP-59R5 (Anti-Notch2/3), OMP-52M51 (Anti-Notch1), vantictumab (Anti-Fzd7, OMP-18R5), and OMP-54F28 (Fzd8-Fc), which target key cancer stem cell signaling pathways including Notch and Wnt. OncoMed has two other antibodies in preclinical development with Investigational New Drug filings planned for as early as 2014. OncoMed is also pursuing discovery of additional novel anti-CSC product candidates. OncoMed has formed strategic alliances with Bayer Pharma AG and GlaxoSmithKline (GSK). Additional information can be found at the company's website: www.oncomed.com.

CONTACT: Investor Contact:

         OncoMed Pharmaceuticals

         Shari Annes

         Investor Relations

         (650) 888-0902

         shari.annes@oncomed.com

         

         Media Inquiries:

         BCC Partners

         Karen L. Bergman or

         Michelle Corral

         (650) 575-1509 or (415) 794-8662

         kbergman@bccpartners.com or

         mcorral@bccpartners.com

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