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ARIAD Announces Presentations of Preclinical Data at American Association for Cancer Research Annual Meeting

Wednesday, March 20, 2013

ARIAD Announces Presentations of Preclinical Data at American Association for Cancer Research Annual Meeting07:35 EDT Wednesday, March 20, 2013 CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (Business Wire) -- ARIAD Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: ARIA) today announced its schedule of preclinical data presentations to be made at the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) Annual Meeting 2013, taking place Saturday, April 6 through Wednesday, April 10, 2013, in Washington. Listed below are the details of presentations at AACR that describe ARIAD's product candidates. There will be four presentations of data on ARIAD's targeted therapies, Iclusig™ (ponatinib) and AP26113; and one invited talk: Title: Ponatinib is a highly potent inhibitor of activated variants of RET found in MTC and NSCLCDate & Time: Monday, April 8, 1:00–5:00 p.m. (Poster)Abstract: #2084Location: Hall A-C, Poster Section 38 Title: Ponatinib potently inhibits the activity of mutant variants of FGFR commonly found in endometrial, lung and other cancersDate & Time: Monday, April 8, 1:00–5:00 p.m. (Poster)Abstract: #2083Location: Hall A-C, Poster Section 38 Title: Ponatinib, a pan-BCR-ABL inhibitor, potently inhibits key activating and drug-resistant KIT mutants found in GISTDate & Time: Tuesday, April 9, 8:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m. (Poster)Abstract: #3394Location: Hall A-C, Poster Section 42 Title: Design and development of ponatinib, a pan-BCR-ABL inhibitor for CMLDate & Time: Tuesday, April 9, 9:30–10:00 a.m. (Major symposium)Presentation: #SY19-04Location: Salon A-B, East Hall Title: AP26113 possesses pan-inhibitory activity versus crizotinib-resistant ALK mutants and oncogenic ROS1 fusionsDate & Time: Wednesday, April 10, 8:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m. (Poster)Abstract: #5655Location: Hall A-C, Poster Section 42 About ARIAD ARIAD Pharmaceuticals, Inc., headquartered in Cambridge, Massachusetts and Lausanne, Switzerland, is an integrated global oncology company focused on transforming the lives of cancer patients with breakthrough medicines. ARIAD is working on new medicines to advance the treatment of various forms of chronic and acute leukemia, lung cancer and other difficult-to-treat cancers. ARIAD utilizes computational and structural approaches to design small-molecule drugs that overcome resistance to existing cancer medicines. For additional information, visit http://www.ariad.com or follow ARIAD on Twitter (@ARIADPharm). ARIADFor InvestorsKendra Adams, 617-503-7028Kendra.adams@ariad.comorFor MediaLiza Heapes, 617-621-2315Liza.heapes@ariad.com