Vertex Announces Webcast of its Presentation at the Goldman Sachs 34th Annual Global Healthcare Conference

  Vertex Announces Webcast of its Presentation at the Goldman Sachs 34th
  Annual Global Healthcare Conference

34th Annual Goldman Sachs Global Healthcare Conference

Business Wire

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. -- June 5, 2013

Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated (Nasdaq: VRTX) today announced that it
will webcast its presentation at the Goldman Sachs 34^th Annual Global
Healthcare Conference on Tuesday, June 11, 2013 at 10:00 AM (PT).

The presentation will be webcast live and may be accessed from the ‘Events &
Presentations' link under the ‘Investors' tab on the home page of Vertex's
website at www.vrtx.com. A replay of the webcast will also be available on the
Company's website for two weeks following the presentation. To ensure a timely
connection, it is recommended that users register at least 15 minutes prior to
the scheduled webcast.

About Vertex

Vertex creates new possibilities in medicine. Our team discovers, develops and
commercializes innovative therapies so people with serious diseases can lead
better lives.

Vertex scientists and our collaborators are working on new medicines to cure
or significantly advance the treatment of hepatitis C, cystic fibrosis,
rheumatoid arthritis and other life-threatening diseases.

Founded more than 20 years ago in Cambridge, Mass., we now have ongoing
worldwide research programs and sites in the U.S., U.K. and Canada. Today,
Vertex has more than 2,000 employees around the world, and for three years in
a row, Science magazine has named Vertex one of its Top Employers in the life
sciences.

Vertex's press releases are available at www.vrtx.com.

(VRTX-WEB)

Contact:

Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated
Kelly Lewis, 617-961-7530
Director, Investor Relations
 
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