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ARIAD to Webcast Conference Call on Third Quarter 2010 Financial Results

Monday, November 01, 2010

ARIAD to Webcast Conference Call on Third Quarter 2010 Financial Results07:35 EDT Monday, November 01, 2010 CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (Business Wire) -- ARIAD Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: ARIA) today announced that it will hold a live webcast of its quarterly conference call at 8:30 a.m. (ET) on Tuesday, November 9, 2010. Harvey J. Berger, M.D., chairman and chief executive officer, will host the call. Senior management will discuss the Company's financial results as of September 30, 2010, key corporate objectives and additional corporate activities. The Company will announce the highlights of these topics in a press release to be issued before the market opens on November 9, 2010 prior to the conference call. The live webcast can be accessed by visiting the investor relations section of the Company's website at http://investor.ariad.com. The call can be accessed by dialing 866-362-4831 (domestic) or 617-597-5347 (international) five minutes prior to the start time and providing the pass code 60708669. A replay of the call will be available on the ARIAD website approximately two hours after completion of the call and will be archived for three weeks. About ARIAD ARIAD's vision is to transform the lives of cancer patients with breakthrough medicines. The Company's mission is to discover, develop and commercialize small-molecule drugs to treat cancer in patients with the greatest and most urgent unmet medical need – aggressive cancers where current therapies are inadequate. ARIAD's lead product candidate, ridaforolimus, is an investigational mTOR inhibitor being developed by Merck Sharpe & Dohme Corp. and is in Phase 3 clinical development in patients with advanced sarcomas. ARIAD's second internally discovered product candidate, ponatinib, is an investigational pan-BCR-ABL inhibitor in a pivotal Phase 2 clinical trial in patients with chronic myeloid leukemia and Ph+ acute lymphoblastic leukemia. For additional information about the Company, please visit http://www.ariad.com. ARIAD Pharmaceuticals, Inc.Maria E. Cantor, 617-621-2208