AVEO Pharmaceuticals, Inc. to Present at the Jefferies 2011 Global Healthcare Conference

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AVEO Pharmaceuticals, Inc. to Present at the Jefferies 2011 Global Healthcare Conference

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., May 27, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- AVEO Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: AVEO) today announced that Tuan Ha-Ngoc, president and chief executive officer, is scheduled to present at the Jefferies 2011 Global Healthcare Conference on Tuesday, June 7, 2011 at 10:30 a.m. (EDT) in New York City.

A live webcast of AVEO's presentation can be accessed by visiting the investors section of the company's website at investor.aveopharma.com. A replay of the webcast will be archived on the AVEO website for two weeks following the presentation.

About AVEO

AVEO Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ: AVEO) is a cancer therapeutics company committed to discovering, developing and commercializing targeted therapies to impact patients' lives. The company's lead product candidate, tivozanib, is currently being investigated in a global, randomized Phase 3 clinical trial called TIVO-1 comparing tivozanib to sorafenib in patients with advanced renal cell carcinoma, as well as additional clinical studies in other solid tumor types. AVEO's second most advanced product candidate, ficlatuzumab (AV-299), is a potent, functional anti-HGF/c-MET pathway antibody that is currently in Phase 2 clinical development. AVEO's proprietary Human Response Platform(TM) is designed to offer the company a unique advantage in cancer drug development and has provided a discovery engine for multiple therapeutic targets. This approach has resulted in a promising pipeline of monoclonal antibodies against novel targets including HGF, ErbB3, RON, Notch and FGFR. For more information, please visit the company's website at www.aveopharma.com.

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