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BioMarin to Host First Quarter 2011 Financial Results Conference Call and Webcast on Thursday, April 28 at 5:00 p.m. ET

Monday, March 28, 2011

BioMarin to Host First Quarter 2011 Financial Results Conference Call and Webcast on Thursday, April 28 at 5:00 p.m. ET09:00 EDT Monday, March 28, 2011NOVATO, Calif., March 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- BioMarin Pharmaceutical Inc. (Nasdaq: BMRN) today announced that Jean-Jacques Bienaime, Chief Executive Officer of BioMarin, will host a conference call and webcast on Thursday, April 28, at 5:00 p.m. ET to discuss first quarter 2011 financial results.U.S. / Canada Dial-in Number:  888.396.2386International Dial-in Number:  617.847.8712Participant Code: 42725170Replay Dial-in Number: 888.286.8010Replay International Dial-in Number: 617.801.6888Replay Code: 56138656Interested parties may access a live audio webcast of the conference call via the investor section of the BioMarin website, www.BMRN.com.  A replay of the call will be archived on the site for one week following the call.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 Phase III clinical development for the treatment of MPS IVA, PEG-PAL (PEGylated recombinant phenylalanine ammonia lyase), which is currently in Phase II clinical development for the treatment of PKU, BMN 701, a novel fusion protein of insulin-like growth factor 2 and acid alpha glucosidase (IGF2-GAA), which is currently in Phase I/II clinical development for the treatment of Pompe disease, and BMN 673, a poly ADP-ribose polymerase (PARP) inhibitor, which is currently in Phase I/II clinical development for the treatment of genetically-defined cancers. 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:InvestorsEugenia ShenBioMarin Pharmaceutical Inc.(415) 506-6570MediaBob PurcellBioMarin Pharmaceutical Inc.(415) 506-3267SOURCE BioMarin Pharmaceutical Inc.