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ARIAD to Webcast Conference Call on First Quarter 2011 Financial Results

Wednesday, April 27, 2011

ARIAD to Webcast Conference Call on First Quarter 2011 Financial Results07:35 EDT Wednesday, April 27, 2011 CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (Business Wire) -- ARIAD Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: ARIA) today announced that it will host a live webcast of its quarterly conference call at 8:00 a.m. (ET) on Thursday, May 5, 2011. 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 March 31, 2011, key corporate objectives and additional corporate activities. The Company will announce highlights of these topics in a press release to be issued after the market closes on May 4, 2011. 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 866-831-6267 (domestic) or 617-213-8857 (international) five minutes prior to the start time and providing the pass code 15820400. 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 product candidate, ridaforolimus, is an investigational mTOR inhibitor being developed by Merck that has successfully completed a Phase 3 clinical trial in patients with soft-tissue and bone sarcomas and is being studied in multiple cancer indications. 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, please visit www.ariad.com. ARIAD Pharmaceuticals, Inc.Maria E. Cantor, 617-621-2208