Xenon Pharmaceuticals to Present at the Canaccord Genuity 35th Annual Growth Conference

20:00 EDT 5 Aug 2015 | Globe Newswire

BURNABY, British Columbia, Aug. 6, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Xenon Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ:XENE), a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company, today announced that Dr. Simon Pimstone, Xenon's President and Chief Executive Officer, will present a corporate update at the Canaccord Genuity 35th Annual Growth conference at 10:30 am ET on Thursday, August 13, 2015, in Boston.

A webcast of the presentation will be broadcast live on the investors section of Xenon's website at and will be available for replay following the call for 30 days.

About Xenon Pharmaceuticals Inc.

Xenon is a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company discovering and developing a pipeline of differentiated therapeutics for orphan indications that it intends to commercialize on its own and for larger market indications that the company intends to partner with global pharmaceutical companies. Xenon has built a core enabling discovery platform, referred to as Extreme Genetics®, for the discovery of validated drug targets by studying rare human diseases with extreme traits, including diseases caused by mutations in ion channels, known as channelopathies. Xenon's Extreme Genetics® platform has yielded the first approved gene therapy product in the European Union and a broad development pipeline and multiple pharmaceutical partnerships, including with Teva and Genentech. For more information, please visit

CONTACT: Ian Mortimer
         Chief Financial Officer and Chief Operating Officer
         Xenon Pharmaceuticals Inc.
         Phone: 604.484.3300

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