Synta Pharmaceuticals Corp. (NASDAQ: SNTA) today announced that it will release its second quarter 2013 financial results before the market opens on Thursday, August 1, 2013. Following the issuance of the press release, management will conduct a conference call at 10:00 a.m. (EDT) that morning to review the Company's second quarter financial results. The conference call will be webcast live over the Internet and can be accessed by logging on to the Investors section of the Synta Pharmaceuticals website, www.syntapharma.com, prior to the event. The call can also be accessed by dialing (877) 407-8035 or (201) 689-8035 prior to the start of the call. For those unable to join the live conference call, a replay will be available from 2:00 p.m. (EDT) on August 1 through midnight (EDT) on August 8. To access the replay, dial (877) 660-6853 or (201) 612-7415 and refer to conference ID 418164. The webcast will also be archived on the Company's website. About Synta Pharmaceuticals Synta Pharmaceuticals Corp. is a biopharmaceutical company focused on discovering, developing, and commercializing small molecule drugs to extend and enhance the lives of patients with severe medical conditions, including cancer and chronic inflammatory diseases. Synta has a unique chemical compound library, an integrated discovery engine, and a diverse pipeline of clinical- and preclinical-stage drug candidates with distinct mechanisms of action and novel chemical structures. All Synta drug candidates were invented by Synta scientists using our compound library and discovery capabilities. For more information, please visit www.syntapharma.com.