Aeterna Zentaris to Announce Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2010 Financial and Operating Results on March 22, 2011

Mar 16, 2011, 07:30 ET from AETERNA ZENTARIS INC.

QUEBEC CITY, March 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Aeterna Zentaris Inc. (NASDAQ: AEZS) (TSX: AEZ) (the "Company") will announce its fourth quarter and full year 2010 financial and operating results on Tuesday, March 22, 2011. The Company will host a conference call and webcast to discuss these results later that same day at 2:00 p.m., Eastern Time.

Participants may access the live webcast via the Company's website at www.aezsinc.com in the "Newsroom" section, or by telephone using the following numbers: in Canada, 514-807-8791 or 416-644-3426, outside Canada, 800-731-5319. A replay of the webcast will also be available on the Company's website for a period of 30 days.

About Aeterna Zentaris Inc.

Aeterna Zentaris is a late-stage oncology drug development company currently investigating potential treatments for various cancers including colorectal, ovarian, endometrial cancer and multiple myeloma. The Company's innovative approach of "personalized medicine" means tailoring treatments to a patient's specific condition and to unmet medical needs. Aeterna Zentaris' deep pipeline is drawn from its proprietary discovery unit providing the Company with constant and long-term access to state-of-the-art therapeutic options. For more information please visit www.aezsinc.com.

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