Galena Biopharma To Present At The 2012 Southern California Investor Conference

LAKE OSWEGO, Ore., Aug. 23, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Galena Biopharma (Nasdaq:GALE), a biotechnology company focused on developing innovative, targeted oncology treatments that address major unmet medical needs to advance cancer care, today announced that Mark J. Ahn, President and CEO, will present a corporate overview at the 2012 Southern California Investor Conference. The presentation will take place on Thursday, August 30, 2012 at 2:00 p.m. PDT at the Marriott Hotel in Newport Beach, CA.

The presentation will be webcast and available on the Company's website at http://investors.galenabiopharma.com/events.cfm .

About Galena Biopharma

Galena Biopharma, Inc. (Nasdaq:GALE) is a Portland, Oregon-based biopharmaceutical company that develops innovative, targeted oncology treatments that address major unmet medical needs to advance cancer care. For more information please visit us at www.galenabiopharma.com .

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