Pain Therapeutics Invited to Present at Cowen Health Care Conference in Boston

Pain Therapeutics Invited to Present at Cowen Health Care Conference in Boston

AUSTIN, Texas, Feb. 25, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Pain Therapeutics, Inc.
(Nasdaq:PTIE) today announced that Remi Barbier, Chairman, President & CEO,
will present at Cowen and Company's 34^th AnnualHealth Care Conference on
Monday, March 3 at 3:30 p.m. Eastern Time at the Copley Place Hotel.

Those interested in listening to the presentation live via the internet may do
so by visiting the Company's website at www.paintrials.com.A replay of the
presentation will be available on the website for approximately two weeks
following the presentation.

About Pain Therapeutics, Inc.

Pain Therapeutics, Inc. is a biopharmaceutical company that develops novel
drugs.The FDA has not approved any of our drug candidates for commercial
sale. For more information, please visit www.paintrials.com.

CONTACT: Peter S. Roddy
         Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
         Pain Therapeutics, Inc.
         proddy@paintrials.com
         (512) 501-2450
        
         Barbara Ryan
         FTI Consulting
         Barbara.ryan@fticonsulting.com
         (212) 850-5679
 
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