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Orexigen Therapeutics Announces Webcast of Upcoming Presentation at the JP Morgan Healthcare Conference

SAN DIEGO, Calif., Dec. 24, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Orexigen® Therapeutics, Inc. (Nasdaq: OREX) today announced that management will present a company overview at the JP Morgan Healthcare Conference in San Francisco. The presentation is scheduled for Tuesday, January 8, 2013 at 10:30 a.m. Pacific Time. To listen to the live webcast or a replay of the presentation, please visit the Investor Relations section of the Company's Web site at www.orexigen.com. A replay will be available for 14 days after the event.

About Orexigen® Therapeutics
Orexigen Therapeutics, Inc. is a biopharmaceutical company focused on the treatment of obesity. The Company's lead product candidate is Contrave®, which has completed Phase III clinical trials and for which a New Drug Application has been submitted and reviewed by the FDA. The Company has also reached agreement with the FDA on a Special Protocol Assessment for the Light Study, the Contrave cardiovascular outcomes trial. The Company's other product candidate, Empatic™, has completed Phase II clinical trials. Further information about the Company can be found at www.orexigen.com.

Orexigen Contact:

Media Contact: 

McDavid Stilwell

Denise Powell

VP, Corporate Communications and Business Development

WCG

(858) 875-8629

(510) 703-9491

SOURCE Orexigen Therapeutics, Inc.

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