About MAP PharmaceuticalsMAP Pharmaceuticals is a biopharmaceutical company focused on developing and commercializing new therapies to address patient needs in neurology. The Company is developing LEVADEX®, an orally inhaled investigational drug for the acute treatment of migraine. Forward-Looking Statements Certain of the statements made in this press release are forward looking, such as those, among others, relating to our expectations regarding the completion of the public offering. Actual results or developments may differ materially from those projected or implied in these forward-looking statements. Factors that may cause such a difference include, without limitation, risks and uncertainties related to the satisfaction of customary closing conditions related to the public offering and the impact of general economic, industry or political conditions in the United States or internationally. You should not place undue reliance on these forward-looking statements, which apply only as of the date of this press release. Additional risks and uncertainties relating to the public offering, MAP Pharmaceuticals and our business can be found under the heading "Risk Factors" in our most recent Form 10-Q filed with the SEC, in other filings that we periodically make with the SEC, and in the prospectus supplement related to the offering to be filed with the SEC. In addition, the forward-looking statements included in this press release represent our views as of the date of this press release. We anticipate that subsequent events and developments will cause our views to change. However, while we may elect to update these forward-looking statements at some point in the future, we specifically disclaim any obligation to do so. These forward-looking statements should not be relied upon as representing our views as of any date subsequent to the date of this press release. CONTACT: Christopher Y. Chai, Sr. Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of MAP Pharmaceuticals, Inc., (650) 386-3107; or media, Lisa Borland, (650) 386-3122, firstname.lastname@example.org.