BioMarin to Attend Upcoming Conferences: Canaccord Genuity Orphan Drug Day, Citibank Global Healthcare Conference and RBC

BioMarin to Attend Upcoming Conferences: Canaccord Genuity Orphan Drug Day,
Citibank Global Healthcare Conference and RBC Capital Markets Healthcare
Conference

SAN RAFAEL, Calif., Feb. 19, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- BioMarin Pharmaceutical
Inc. (Nasdaq:BMRN) today announced that BioMarin will attend the Canaccord
Genuity Orphan Drug Day on February 25^th, the Citibank Global Healthcare
Conference on February 26^th and the RBC Capital Markets Healthcare Conference
on February 26^th.

Dan Spiegelman, Chief Financial Officer at BioMarin, will present a company
update at the RBC Capital Markets Healthcare Conference in New York on
Tuesday, February 26, 2013 at 1:35 p.m. ET. Interested parties may access a
live audio webcast of the conference call via the investor section of the
BioMarin website, www.BMRN.com. A replay of the call will be archived on the
site for at least one week following the call.

About BioMarin

BioMarin develops and commercializes innovative biopharmaceuticals for serious
diseases and medical conditions. The company's product portfolio comprises
four approved products and multiple clinical and pre-clinical product
candidates. Approved products include Naglazyme^® (galsulfase) for
mucopolysaccharidosis VI (MPS VI), a product wholly developed and
commercialized by BioMarin; Aldurazyme^® (laronidase) for
mucopolysaccharidosis I (MPS I), a product which BioMarin developed through a
50/50 joint venture with Genzyme Corporation; Kuvan^® (sapropterin
dihydrochloride) Tablets, for phenylketonuria (PKU), developed in partnership
with Merck Serono, a division of Merck KGaA of Darmstadt, Germany; and
Firdapse™ (amifampridine), which has been approved by the European Commission
for the treatment of Lambert Eaton Myasthenic Syndrome (LEMS). Product
candidates include BMN-110 (N-acetylgalactosamine 6-sulfatase), formally
referred to as GALNS, which successfully completed Phase 3 clinical
development for the treatment of MPS IVA, PEG-PAL (PEGylated recombinant
phenylalanine ammonia lyase), which is currently in Phase II clinical
development for the treatment of PKU, BMN-701, a novel fusion protein of
insulin-like growth factor 2 and acid alpha glucosidase (IGF2-GAA), which is
currently in Phase I/II clinical development for the treatment of Pompe
disease, BMN-673, a poly ADP-ribose polymerase (PARP) inhibitor, which is
currently in Phase I/II clinical development for the treatment of
genetically-defined cancers, and BMN-111, a modified C-natriuretic peptide,
which is currently in Phase I clinical development for the treatment of
achondroplasia. For additional information, please visit www.BMRN.com.
Information on BioMarin's website is not incorporated by reference into this
press release.

BioMarin^®, Naglazyme^®, Kuvan^® and Firdapse™ are registered trademarks of
BioMarin Pharmaceutical Inc.

Aldurazyme^® is a registered trademark of BioMarin/Genzyme LLC.

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CONTACT: Investors:
         Eugenia Shen
         BioMarin Pharmaceutical Inc.
         (415) 506-6570
        
         Media:
         Debra Charlesworth
         BioMarin Pharmaceutical Inc.
         (415) 455-7451

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