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Verastem to Present at Upcoming Conferences


Verastem, Inc., (NASDAQ: VSTM) focused on discovering and developing drugs to treat cancer by the targeted killing of cancer stem cells, announced that members of the management team will be presenting at several upcoming conferences. The presentation details are as follows:

  • ChinaBio Partnering Forum on May 29, 2013, at 4:30pm local time at the Shangri-La Hotel in Beijing, China
  • Jefferies 2013 Global Healthcare Conference on June 5, 2013, at 8:00am EDT in Ballroom 1 at the Grand Hyatt, New York, NY. There will be a breakout session in the Uris room immediately following the presentation
  • Boston CEO Conference on June 11-12, 2013, at the Four Seasons Hotel in Boston, MA

A webcast of the Jefferies presentation can be accessed by visiting the investors section of the Company's website at A replay of the webcast will be archived on the Verastem website for two weeks following the presentation date.

About Verastem, Inc.

Verastem, Inc. (NASDAQ: VSTM) is discovering and developing drugs to treat cancer by the targeted killing of cancer stem cells. Cancer stem cells are an underlying cause of tumor recurrence and metastasis. Verastem is developing small molecule inhibitors of signaling pathways that are critical to cancer stem cell survival and proliferation: FAK, PI3K/mTOR and Wnt. For more information, please visit

Forward-looking statements:

Any statements in this press release about future expectations, plans and prospects for the Company constitute forward-looking statements. 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.

Verastem, Inc.
Brian Sullivan, 617-252-9314

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