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CymaBay Therapeutics to Present at Two Investor Conferences

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NEWARK, Calif., Sept. 18, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- CymaBay Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ:CBAY), a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on developing therapies for liver and other chronic diseases with high unmet medical need, today announced that management will provide a corporate overview at the Cantor Fitzgerald Global Healthcare Conference, and the LEERINK Partners Roundtable Series:  Rare Disease & Immuno-Oncology conference.

Cantor Fitzgerald Global Healthcare Conference
Date:   Tuesday, September 26
Time:   9:45am Eastern Time
Location:   InterContinental New York Barclay Hotel
Webcast:   http://ir.cymabay.com/events 
     
LEERINK Partners Roundtable Series: Rare Disease & Immuno-Oncology
Date:   Wednesday, September 27
Time:   3:00pm Eastern Time
Location:   Lotte New York Palace Hotel
Webcast:   http://ir.cymabay.com/events 

About CymaBay
CymaBay Therapeutics, Inc. (CBAY) is a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on developing therapies for liver and other chronic diseases with high unmet medical need. Seladelpar is a potent and selective agonist of PPARδ, a nuclear receptor that regulates genes involved in bile acid/sterol, lipid and glucose metabolism and inflammation. Seladelpar is currently in development for the treatment of patients with the autoimmune liver disease, primary biliary cholangitis (PBC) and nonalcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH). Two Phase 2 studies of seladelpar established proof of concept in PBC. CymaBay is currently planning to advance development of seladelpar into Phase 3 for PBC and Phase 2 for NASH. Arhalofenate is a potential urate-lowering anti-flare therapy that has been found to reduce painful flares in joints while at the same time lowering serum uric acid by promoting excretion of uric acid by the kidney. This dual action addresses both the signs and symptoms of gout while managing the underlying pathophysiology of hyperuricemia. Arhalofenate has been licensed in the U.S. to Kowa Pharmaceuticals America, Inc.  CymaBay retains full development and commercialization rights for arhalofenate outside the U.S.

For additional information about CymaBay visit www.cymabay.com.

Contact:
Sujal Shah
CymaBay Therapeutics, Inc.
(510) 293-8800
Investors@CymaBay.com

Hans Vitzthum
LifeSci Advisors, LLC
212-915-2568
Hans@LifeSciAdvisors.com

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