Aeterna Zentaris to Present at Oppenheimer 23rd Annual Healthcare Conference in New York

QUÉBEC CITY, Dec. 4, 2012 /CNW Telbec/ - Aeterna Zentaris Inc. (NASDAQ: AEZS) (TSX: AEZ) (the "Company") today announced that its Senior Vice President and Chief Medical Officer, Paul Blake, MD, will be presenting a corporate overview at the Oppenheimer 23rd Annual Healthcare Conference on Thursday, December 13, 2012, at 9:25 am (Eastern), in the East Foyer of The Waldorf-Astoria Hotel in New York City.

A live webcast of this presentation will be available on Aeterna Zentaris' website at www.aezsinc.com, in the "Newsroom" section. A replay of the webcast will also be available on the Company's website for a period of 90 days.

About Aeterna Zentaris

Aeterna Zentaris is an oncology and endocrinology drug development company currently investigating treatments for various unmet medical needs. The Company's pipeline encompasses compounds at all stages of development, from drug discovery through to marketed products. For more information please visit www.aezsinc.com.

SOURCE: AETERNA ZENTARIS INC.

For further information:

Investor Relations
Ginette Beaudet Vallières
Investor Relations Coordinator
(418) 652-8525 ext. 265
gvallieres@aezsinc.com

Media Relations
Paul Burroughs
Director of Communications
(418) 652-8525 ext. 406
pburroughs@aezsinc.com