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Apr 09, 2015
OncoMed to Present at the Needham Healthcare Conference

REDWOOD CITY, Calif., April 9, 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 Sunil Patel, Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President, Corporate Development and Finance, will speak at the 14th Annual Needham Healthcare Conference in New York on Wednesday, April 15, 2015 at 12:50 pm Eastern 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 therapeutics targeting cancer stem cells (CSCs). OncoMed has six anti-cancer product candidates in clinical development, the most advanced of which are in randomized Phase 2 clinical trials. 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), and ipafricept (FZD8-Fc, OMP-54F28) each target key cancer stem cell signaling pathways including Notch and Wnt. OncoMed plans to file an Investigational New Drug application during the first half of 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 immuno-oncology 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

         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

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