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Alnylam to Webcast Conference Call Discussing Fourth Quarter and 2012 Financial Results

Thursday, January 31, 2013

Alnylam to Webcast Conference Call Discussing Fourth Quarter and 2012 Financial Results16:00 EST Thursday, January 31, 2013 CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (Business Wire) -- Alnylam Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: ALNY), a leading RNAi therapeutics company, today announced that it will report financial results for the fourth quarter and year ending December 31, 2012, on Thursday, February 7, 2013, after the U.S. financial markets close. Management will provide an update on the company, discuss fourth quarter and year-end 2012 results, and discuss expectations for the future via conference call on Thursday, February 7, 2013 at 4:30 p.m. ET. To access the call, please dial 877-312-7507 (domestic) or 631-813-4828 (international) five minutes prior to the start time and refer to conference ID 91074947. A replay of the call will be available beginning at 7:30 p.m. ET on February 7, 2013. To access the replay, please dial 855-859-2056 (domestic) or 404-537-3406 (international) and refer to conference ID 91074947. A live audio webcast of the call will also be available on the News & Investors section of the company's website, www.alnylam.com. An archived webcast will be available on the Alnylam website approximately two hours after the event. About Alnylam Pharmaceuticals Alnylam is a biopharmaceutical company developing novel therapeutics based on RNA interference, or RNAi. The company is leading the translation of RNAi as a new class of innovative medicines with a core focus on RNAi therapeutics for the treatment of genetically defined diseases, including ALN-TTR for the treatment of transthyretin-mediated amyloidosis (ATTR), ALN-AT3 for the treatment of hemophilia and rare bleeding disorders (RBD), ALN-AS1 for the treatment of acute intermittent porphyria, ALN-PCS for the treatment of hypercholesterolemia, and ALN-TMP for the treatment of hemoglobinopathies. As part of its “Alnylam 5x15TM” strategy, the company expects to have five RNAi therapeutic products for genetically defined diseases in clinical development, including programs in advanced stages, on its own or with a partner by the end of 2015. Alnylam has additional partnered programs in clinical or development stages, including ALN-RSV01 for the treatment of respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) infection and ALN-VSP for the treatment of liver cancers. The company's leadership position on RNAi therapeutics and intellectual property have enabled it to form major alliances with leading companies including Merck, Medtronic, Novartis, Biogen Idec, Roche, Takeda, Kyowa Hakko Kirin, Cubist, Ascletis, Monsanto, and Genzyme. In addition, Alnylam holds a significant equity position in Regulus Therapeutics Inc., a company focused on discovery, development, and commercialization of microRNA therapeutics. Alnylam has also formed Alnylam Biotherapeutics, a division of the company focused on the development of RNAi technologies for applications in biologics manufacturing, including recombinant proteins and monoclonal antibodies. Alnylam's VaxiRNA™ platform applies RNAi technology to improve the manufacturing processes for vaccines; GlaxoSmithKline is a collaborator in this effort. Alnylam scientists and collaborators have published their research on RNAi therapeutics in over 100 peer-reviewed papers, including many in the world's top scientific journals such as Nature, Nature Medicine, Nature Biotechnology, and Cell. Founded in 2002, Alnylam maintains headquarters in Cambridge, Massachusetts. For more information, please visit www.alnylam.com. Alnylam Pharmaceuticals, Inc.Cynthia Clayton, 617-551-8207Vice President, Investor Relations andCorporate CommunicationsorSpectrumAmanda Sellers (Media), 202-955-6222 x2597