OncoGenex Pharmaceuticals to Present at Upcoming Investor Conference

BOTHELL, WA and VANCOUVER, March 28, 2013 /CNW/ - OncoGenex Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: OGXI) announced today that Scott Cormack, President and Chief Executive Officer, will provide a corporate presentation at the Future Leaders in the Biotech Industry Conference on Friday, April 5, 2013 at 9:30 a.m. ET at the Millennium Broadway Hotel in New York City.

A live audio webcast can be accessed through the Investor Relations page of the OncoGenex website at www.oncogenex.com. The webcast replay will be archived for 60 days.

About OncoGenex
OncoGenex is a biopharmaceutical company committed to the development and commercialization of new therapies that address treatment resistance in cancer patients. OncoGenex has a diverse oncology pipeline, with each product candidate having a distinct mechanism of action and representing a unique opportunity for cancer drug development. OncoGenex and Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. (NYSE: TEVA) have entered a global collaboration and license agreement to develop and commercialize OncoGenex' lead drug candidate, custirsen. Custirsen is currently in Phase 3 clinical development as a treatment in men with metastatic castrate-resistant prostate cancer and in patients with advanced, unresectable non-small cell lung cancer. OGX-427 is in Phase 2 clinical development and OGX-225 is currently in pre-clinical development. More information is available at www.OncoGenex.com

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SOURCE: OncoGenex Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

For further information:

Media Contact:
Jaime Welch
jwelch@oncogenex.com
604-630-5403

Investor Relations Contact:
Susan Specht
sspecht@oncogenex.com
425-686-1535