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NexGenix Pharmaceuticals to Present at Two Industry Conferences: Rodman & Renshaw 11th Annual Healthcare Conference and Life Sciences Summit 2009

September 10, 2009

NEW YORK, Sept. 10 /PRNewswire/ — NexGenix Pharmaceuticals Holdings, Inc. (Privately Held) today announced that Chief Executive Officer Dr. Allan E. Rubenstein will be presenting at two industry conferences during the month of September. The first presentation will take place on September 11th, 2009 at 11:40am as part of the Rodman & Renshaw 11th Annual Healthcare Conference in New York, New York. The second presentation will take place on September 23, 2009 at 4:15pm as part of the Life Sciences Summit 2009 in Hauppauge, New York. All times are local time.

Dr. Rubenstein will be presenting an overview of the Company’s preclinical results related to its series of heat shock protein 90 (Hsp90) inhibitors, speak about the Company’s forward drug development strategy and timeline, and present high-level fiscal results for 2009.

About NexGenix: NexGenix Pharmaceuticals Holdings, Inc. is a privately-held biotechnology company based in New York City. The Company’s portfolio consists of a series of Hsp90 inhibitors, a novel target therapy for oncology and neurodegenerative disorders, which has attracted an enormous amount of development interest in the past several years. The Company’s proprietary Hsp90 screening platform has already generated over 300 potential compounds. From this group, three lead drug candidates have been identified on the basis of superior efficacy, safety, and the ability to cross the blood brain barrier. The product profiles lend themselves to address diseases such as glioblastoma (or “glioma”, commonly known as malignant brain tumor) and other cancers, as well as neurodegenerative disorders including the motor neuron disease ALS (Lou Gehrig’s disease) and Parkinson’s disease. Each of these indications represents a world-wide market of at least $1B/year. In addition, the Company has a clinical stage intralesional treatment for dermal neurofibromas, the most common lesion in Neurofibromatosis Type 1, and a research stage program in inhibitors of p21-activated kinase for indications including Neurofibromatosis Type 2, and Autism Spectrum Disorders.

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