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Ambit Biosciences to Announce Second Quarter 2013 Operational Results and Conference Call


8/7/2013 6:29:50 AM

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SAN DIEGO, Aug. 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Ambit Biosciences (Nasdaq: AMBI), a biopharmaceutical company focused on discovery and development of drugs targeting unmet needs in oncology, autoimmune and inflammatory disease, today announced that it will report second quarter 2013 operational results after closing of the NASDAQ Global Market on August 13, 2013. Michael Martino, president and chief executive officer, will host a conference call to provide a business update at 5 p.m. EDT (2 p.m. PDT), August 13, 2013.

The call will be webcast live and may be accessed by dialing 866-436-9172 for domestic callers and 630-691-2760 for international callers. Please specify to the operator that you would like to join the "Ambit Second Quarter 2013 Operating Results Call, conference ID 35424048." A teleconference replay will be available through Monday, August 19, 2013. Interested parties can access the replay by dialing 888-843-7419, or 630-652-3042 internationally, and entering the conference number 35424048.

The conference call webcast is accessible through the "Investors & Media" section of the Ambit Biosciences website at http://www.ambitbio.com. An online replay will be available following the initial broadcast until Friday, September 13, 2013. Please visit Ambit's website several minutes prior to the start of the broadcast to ensure adequate time for any software download that may be necessary.

About Ambit Biosciences
Ambit is a biopharmaceutical company focused on the discovery, development and commercialization of drugs to treat unmet medical needs in oncology, autoimmune and inflammatory diseases by inhibiting kinases that are important drivers for those diseases. Ambit's lead drug candidate, quizartinib (AC220), is a once-daily, orally-administered potent and selective, inhibitor of FMS-like tyrosine kinase-3 (FLT3) and is currently under clinical development in patients with relapsed/refractory acute myeloid leukemia (AML) and in newly diagnosed AML patients in combination with chemotherapy as well as maintenance following a hematopoietic stem cell transplantation (HSCT). In addition to quizartinib, Ambit's clinical pipeline includes AC410, an oral JAK2 inhibitor, and CEP-32496, a BRAF inhibitor licensed to Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. Ambit's preclinical portfolio includes a proprietary CSF1R inhibitor program.

Contacts:

Alan Fuhrman (Investors)
Ambit Biosciences
(858) 334-2125
ir@ambitbio.com

Ian Stone or David Schull (Media)
Russo Partners
(619) 308-6541
(212) 845-4271
ian.stone@russopartnersllc.com
david.schull@russopartnersllc.com

SOURCE Ambit Biosciences



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