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Orexigen Therapeutics to Host Second Quarter 2014 Financial Results Conference Call and Webcast

Companies mentioned in this article: Orexigen Therapeutics, Inc.

SAN DIEGO, July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Orexigen® Therapeutics, Inc. (Nasdaq: OREX) will announce financial results for the second quarter 2014, on Thursday, August 7, 2014 before markets open. The announcement will be followed by a live webcast and conference call at 8:00 a.m. Eastern time (5:00 a.m. Pacific time).

Orexigen management will host the call and webcast to discuss financial results and recent business highlights. The live call may be accessed by calling (800) 708-4540 (domestic) or (847) 619-6397 (international), participant code 37792592. The webcast can be accessed live on the Investor Relations section of the Orexigen web site at www.orexigen.com and will be archived for 14 days following the call.

About Orexigen Therapeutics

Orexigen Therapeutics, Inc. is a biopharmaceutical company focused on the treatment of obesity. The Company's lead product candidate is NB32. Based on successful results of the Light Study, an ongoing cardiovascular outcomes trial, Orexigen's strategy for NB32 is to pursue approvals worldwide and pharmaceutical partnerships for global commercialization. The Company has submitted applications for marketing authorization in the United States and Europe, with potential approvals in 2014. If approved, North American partner Takeda Pharmaceuticals will commercialize NB32 in the United States. The Company's other product candidate, Empatic(TM), has completed Phase 2 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                    BrewLIfe

    (858) 875-8629                           (510) 703-9491

SOURCE Orexigen Therapeutics, Inc.