OncoGenex Pharmaceuticals Inc. to Webcast Financial Results for Fourth Quarter and Fiscal Year 2008 and Provide Outlook for 2009

Published: Mar 04, 2009

BOTHELL, WA and VANCOUVER, March 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - OncoGenex Pharmaceuticals, Inc. announced today that the Company's fourth quarter and fiscal year 2008 financial results will be released on Wednesday, March 11, 2009, and that the Company will host a conference call and live webcast at 4:30 p.m. EDT that afternoon. Management will discuss the company's financial results and provide a 2009 corporate outlook.

A live webcast and slide presentation will be available through the Events and Presentations Web page found in the Investors Relations section of the OncoGenex Web site at http://ir.oncogenex.com. Alternatively, you may access the live conference call by dialing 877-874-1569 (U.S. & Canada) or 719-325-4767 (International). A webcast replay will be available approximately two hours after the call and will be archived at the same Web location for 90 days.

About OncoGenex Pharmaceuticals

OncoGenex Pharmaceuticals is a biopharmaceutical company committed to the development and commercialization of new therapies that address unmet needs in the treatment of cancer. OncoGenex has a deep oncology pipeline, with each product candidate having a distinct mechanism of action and representing a unique opportunity for cancer drug development. OGX-011, the lead candidate currently completing five Phase 2 clinical studies in prostate, lung and breast cancers, is designed to inhibit the production of a specific protein associated with treatment resistance; OGX-427 is in Phase 1 clinical development; SN2310 has completed the Phase 1 clinical trial; and CSP-9222 and OGX-225 are currently in pre-clinical development. More information about OncoGenex is available at www.oncogenex.com.

CONTACT: OncoGenex Contact: Scott Cormack, President & CEO, (604)
630-5400, scormack@oncogenex.com; Media and Investor Contact: Jason Spark,
Porter Novelli Life Sciences, (619) 849-6005, jspark@pnlifesciences.com

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