Onyx Pharmaceuticals to Present at the Cowen and Company 31st Annual Health Care Conference

Mar 02, 2011, 16:00 ET from Onyx Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

EMERYVILLE, Calif., March 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Onyx Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: ONXX) today announced that it will present at the Cowen and Company 31st Annual Health Care Conference on Wednesday, March 9, 2011 at 11:00 a.m. Eastern Time (8:00 a.m. Pacific Time).  

Interested parties may access a live webcast of the presentation on our website at:

http://www.onyx-pharm.com/view.cfm/32/Event-Calendar

It is recommended that listeners log on 15 minutes early in order to register and download any necessary software.  For those unable to participate during the live webcast, a recorded replay of the presentation will be available within 24 hours of the completion of the presentation through March 23, 2011.

About Onyx Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

Onyx Pharmaceuticals, Inc. is a biopharmaceutical company committed to improving the lives of people with cancer. The company, in collaboration with Bayer HealthCare Pharmaceuticals Inc., is developing and marketing Nexavar® (sorafenib) tablets, a small molecule drug that is currently approved for the treatment of liver cancer and advanced kidney cancer. Additionally, Nexavar is being investigated in several ongoing trials in a variety of tumor types. Beyond Nexavar, Onyx has established a development pipeline of anticancer compounds at various stages of clinical testing, including carfilzomib, a selective proteasome inhibitor, that is currently being evaluated in multiple clinical trials for the treatment of patients with relapsed or relapsed/refractory multiple myeloma and solid tumors. ONX 0801, an alpha-folate receptor targeted inhibitor of thymidylate synthase, and ONX 0912, an oral proteasome inhibitor, are currently in Phase 1 testing. For more information about Onyx, visit the company's website at www.onyx-pharm.com.

Nexavar® (sorafenib) tablets is a registered trademark of Bayer HealthCare Pharmaceuticals.

SOURCE Onyx Pharmaceuticals, Inc.



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