BioMarin to Host a Research and Development Day on September 17th

BioMarin to Host a Research and Development Day on September 17th

SAN RAFAEL, Calif., Sept. 5, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- BioMarin Pharmaceutical
Inc. (Nasdaq:BMRN) will host a Research and Development Day for the investment
community on Tuesday, September 17, 2013 from 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. at The
Plaza Hotel in New York City. Members of BioMarin's management team and
industry experts will provide an update on the company's product portfolio and
advancements in the research and development pipeline.

Dial-in information
Toll-free number: (877) 303-6313
International number: (631) 813-4734
Conference ID #: 49577946

Replay information
Toll-free number: (855) 859-2056
International number: (404) 537-3406
Conference ID #: 49577946

Interested parties may access a live audio webcast and slides of the
presentation via the investor section of the BioMarin website,
http://www.BMRN.com.

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 Vimizim
(N-acetylgalactosamine 6-sulfatase), formally referred to as GALNS, which
successfully completed Phase III clinical development for the treatment of MPS
IVA, PEG-PAL (PEGylated recombinant phenylalanine ammonia lyase), which is
currently in Phase III 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.

CONTACT: Investors:
         Traci McCarty
         BioMarin Pharmaceutical Inc.
         (415) 455-7558
        
         Media:
         Debra Charlesworth
         BioMarin Pharmaceutical Inc.
         (415) 455-7451

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