AVEO Pharmaceuticals to Present at the Bank of America Merrill Lynch 2010 Smid Cap Conference

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AVEO Pharmaceuticals to Present at the Bank of America Merrill Lynch 2010 Smid Cap Conference

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Jun 02, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) --AVEO Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:AVEO), a biopharmaceutical company focused on discovering, developing and commercializing cancer therapeutics, today announced that Tuan Ha-Ngoc, president and chief executive officer, is scheduled to present at the Bank of America Merrill Lynch 2010 Smid Cap Conference on Wednesday, June 9, 2010 at 3:20 p.m. (EDT) at the InterContinental Hotel in Boston.

AVEO's presentation will be webcast live and 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) integrates a proprietary cancer biology platform with drug development and commercial expertise in its efforts to discover and develop targeted cancer therapeutics. The company's lead product, tivozanib, is an oral, triple VEGF receptor inhibitor with potential for a best-in-class profile. Tivozanib is currently being investigated in a global, randomized Phase 3 clinical trial called TIVO-1 comparing tivozanib to sorafenib in advanced kidney cancer, as well as additional clinical studies in other solid tumor types. AVEO's proprietary, integrated cancer biology platform offers the company a unique advantage in oncology drug development that both increases the probability of clinical success and provides a discovery engine for high-value 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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