Auxilium Pharmaceuticals, Inc. [AUXL] to Ring The NASDAQ Stock Market Opening Bell

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ADVISORY, June 22, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --

What:

Auxilium Pharmaceuticals, Inc. [AUXL], a specialty biopharmaceutical company, will visit the NASDAQ MarketSite in Times Square to celebrate the recent positive top-line data from its phase III study for XIAFLEX® for the potential treatment of Peyronie's disease.

In honor of the occasion, Adrian Adams, CEO & President, will ring the opening bell.

Where:

NASDAQ MarketSite – 4 Times Square – 43rd & Broadway – Broadcast Studio

When:

Monday, June 25, 2012 – 9:15 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. ET

Contact:
Will Sargent
(484) 321-5926
wsargent@auxilium.com

NASDAQ MarketSite:
Jen Knapp
(212) 401-8916
Jennifer.knapp@nasdaqomx.com

Feed Information:
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Gal 3C/06C 95.05 degrees West
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Webcast:

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About Auxilium Pharmaceuticals, Inc. [AUXL]:

Auxilium Pharmaceuticals, Inc. is a specialty biopharmaceutical company with a focus on developing and marketing products to predominantly specialist audiences. Auxilium markets Testim® 1% (testosterone gel) for the topical treatment of hypogonadism in the U.S. and XIAFLEX® (collagenase clostridium histolyticum) for the treatment of adult Dupuytren's contracture patients with a palpable cord. GlaxoSmithKline LLC is expected to co-promote Testim with Auxilium in the U.S. beginning in the third quarter of 2012. Ferring International Center S.A. markets Testim in certain countries of the EU and Paladin Labs Inc. markets Testim in Canada.  Pfizer has marketing rights for XIAPEX® (the EU tradename for collagenase clostridium histolyticum) in 46 countries in Eurasia; Asahi Kasei Pharma Corporation has development and commercial rights for XIAFLEX in Japan; and Actelion Pharmaceuticals Ltd has development and commercial rights for XIAFLEX in Canada, Australia, Brazil and Mexico.  Auxilium has three projects in clinical development. XIAFLEX is in phase III of development for the treatment of Peyronie's Disease. Collagenase clostridium histolyticum ("CCH") is in phase IIa of development for the treatment of Frozen Shoulder syndrome (adhesive capsulitis) and phase Ib of development for the treatment of cellulite (edematous fibrosclerotic panniculopathy). Auxilium also has rights to pursue additional indications for CCH. For additional information, visit http://www.auxilium.com.

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