Verastem, Inc., (NASDAQ: VSTM) a biopharmaceutical company focused on discovering and developing drugs to treat breast and other cancers by targeting cancer stem cells, announced that members of the management team will be presenting at the 2012 BIO International Convention being held June 18 th - 21 st, 2012, at the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center. The presentation details are as follows: Session: BIO Business Forum Date: 2:45 PM - 3:00 PM on Monday, June 18 thLocation: Room 104C (Celtics Room) Session: Is that a Heartbeat? Taking the Pulse of the Current Financing Market Date: 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM on Tuesday, June 19 thLocation: Room 258C About Verastem, Inc. Verastem, Inc. (NASDAQ: VSTM) is a biopharmaceutical company focused on discovering and developing drugs to treat breast and other cancers by targeting cancer stem cells. Cancer stem cells are an underlying cause of tumor recurrence and metastasis. For more information please visit www.verastem.com. Forward-looking statements: Any statements in this press release about future expectations, plans and prospects for the Company constitute forward-looking statements within the meaning of The Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Actual results may differ materially from those indicated by such forward-looking statements. The Company anticipates that subsequent events and developments will cause the Company’s views to change. However, while the Company may elect to update these forward-looking statements at some point in the future, the Company specifically disclaims any obligation to do so.