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Agios Pharmaceuticals to Present at the Leerink Swann 2012 Global Healthcare Conference

Cambridge, Mass. – February 9, 2011 – Agios Pharmaceuticals, the leading biopharmaceutical company focused on discovering and developing novel drugs in the field of cancer metabolism, today announced that Duncan Higgons, chief operating officer, is scheduled to present at the Leerink Swann 2012 Global Healthcare Conference on Thursday, February 16, 2012 at 11AM EST at the Waldorf Astoria Hotel in New York City.

Mr. Higgons is expected to discuss the company’s portfolio of cancer metabolism therapeutics, its expansion into targeting inborn errors of metabolism, and the assets and capabilities that position Agios as a leader in dysregulated metabolism.

About Agios Pharmaceuticals

Agios Pharmaceuticals is the first biopharmaceutical company dedicated to the discovery and development of novel therapeutics in the field of cancer metabolism. To support and drive these efforts, Agios has built a robust platform integrating cancer biology, metabolomics, biochemistry and informatics to enable target and biomarker identification. Agios’ capabilities to interrogate differential cellular metabolism of diseased cells relative to normal cells may also be applicable to other therapeutics areas including inborn errors of metabolism, a class of genetic diseases caused by mutations/defects of single metabolic genes. The company’s founders represent the core thought leaders in the field of cancer metabolism, responsible for key advances, insights and discoveries in the field. Agios Pharmaceuticals is located in Cambridge, Massachusetts. For more information, please visit the company's website at www.agios.com.