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BioMarin to Host a Research and Development Day on December 8th

Thursday, November 17, 2011

BioMarin to Host a Research and Development Day on December 8th09:00 EST Thursday, November 17, 2011NOVATO, Calif., Nov. 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- BioMarin Pharmaceutical Inc. (Nasdaq: BMRN) will host a Research and Development Day for the investment community on Thursday, December 8, 2011 from 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. at the Four Seasons Hotel in New York City.  Members of BioMarin's management team and industry experts will provide an update on the company's product portfolio and advancements in the research and development pipeline.Dial-in informationToll-free number: (877) 643-7155International number: (914) 495-8552Conference ID #: 28775391Replay informationToll-free number: (855) 859-2056International number: (404) 537-3406Conference ID #: 28775391Interested parties may access a live audio webcast and slides of the presentation via the investor section of the BioMarin website, http://www.BMRN.com.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). 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®, Kuvan® and Firdapse? are registered trademarks of BioMarin Pharmaceutical Inc.Aldurazyme® is a registered trademark of BioMarin/Genzyme LLC.Contact:InvestorsMediaEugenia ShenBob PurcellBioMarin Pharmaceutical Inc.BioMarin Pharmaceutical Inc.(415) 506-6570(415) 506-3267SOURCE BioMarin Pharmaceutical Inc.