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BioMarin to Host a Research and Development Day on October 19th

Tuesday, October 05, 2010

BioMarin to Host a Research and Development Day on October 19th09:00 EDT Tuesday, October 05, 2010NOVATO, Calif., Oct. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- BioMarin Pharmaceutical Inc. (Nasdaq: BMRN) will host a Research and Development Day for the investment community on Tuesday, October 19, 2010 from 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. at the St. Regis Hotel in New York City. Members of BioMarin's management team and outside experts will provide an update on the company's product portfolio and advancements in the research and development pipeline.Interested parties may access a live audio webcast of the presentation via the investor section of the BioMarin website, http://www.BMRN.com. A replay of the presentation will be archived on the site for at least one week following the presentation.About BioMarinBioMarin develops and commercializes innovative biopharmaceuticals for serious diseases and medical conditions. The company's product portfolio comprises four approved products and multiple clinical and pre-clinical product candidates. Approved products include Naglazyme® (galsulfase) for mucopolysaccharidosis VI (MPS VI), a product wholly developed and commercialized by BioMarin; Aldurazyme® (laronidase) for mucopolysaccharidosis I (MPS I), a product which BioMarin developed through a 50/50 joint venture with Genzyme Corporation; Kuvan® (sapropterin dihydrochloride) Tablets, for phenylketonuria (PKU), developed in partnership with Merck Serono, a division of Merck KGaA of Darmstadt, Germany; and Firdapse? (amifampridine phosphate), which has been approved by the European Commission for the treatment of Lambert Eaton Myasthenic Syndrome (LEMS). Other product candidates include GALNS (N-acetylgalactosamine 6-sulfatase), which is currently in clinical development for the treatment of MPS IVA and PEG-PAL (PEGylated recombinant phenylalanine ammonia lyase), which is currently in Phase II clinical development for the treatment of PKU. For additional information, please visit www.BMRN.com. Information on BioMarin's website is not incorporated by reference into this press release.BioMarin®, Naglazyme® and Kuvan® are registered trademarks of BioMarin Pharmaceutical Inc.Firdapse? is a trademark of BioMarin Huxley Ltd.Aldurazyme® is a registered trademark of BioMarin/Genzyme LLC.Contacts:Investors Eugenia ShenBioMarin Pharmaceutical Inc.(415) 506-6570 SOURCE BioMarin Pharmaceutical Inc.For further information: Investors, Eugenia Shen of BioMarin Pharmaceutical Inc., +1-415-506-6570