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NeurogesX to Present at 11th Annual BIO CEO & Investor Conference

SAN MATEO, Calif., Feb. 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- NeurogesX, Inc. (Nasdaq: NGSX), a biopharmaceutical company focused on developing and commercializing novel pain management therapies, announced today that Anthony DiTonno, President and Chief Executive Officer, is scheduled to present at the 11th Annual BIO CEO & Investor Conference in New York City on Tuesday, February 10, 2009. Mr. DiTonno and Stephen Ghiglieri, Chief Financial Officer, will also be available to respond to questions immediately following the presentation.

            Event:    11th Annual BIO CEO & Investor Conference
            Date:     Tuesday, February 10, 2009
            Time:     10:30 a.m. ET
            Place:    Louis XVI, The Waldorf-Astoria

The presentation will be webcast live and can be accessed by visiting the investor relations section of NeurogesX' website at The webcast will be archived for 15 days.

About NeurogesX, Inc.

NeurogesX (NASDAQ: NGSX) is a biopharmaceutical company focused on developing and commercializing novel pain management therapies. Its initial focus is on chronic peripheral neuropathic pain, including postherpetic neuralgia (PHN), painful HIV-distal sensory polyneuropathy (HIV-DSP) and painful diabetic neuropathy (PDN). NeurogesX' late-stage product portfolio is led by its product candidate QutenzaTM, a dermal high concentration capsaicin patch designed to manage pain associated with peripheral neuropathic pain conditions, that the Company believes offers significant advantages over other pain therapies. An NDA for Qutenza seeking approval for the management of pain due to PHN was submitted in October, 2008 and has been accepted for review by the U.S. FDA and an MAA for Qutenza seeking approval for peripheral neuropathic pain is currently under review by the European Medicines Agency (EMEA).

NeurogesX' second most advanced product candidate, NGX-1998, is a topically applied, liquid formulation containing a high concentration of capsaicin designed to treat pain associated with neuropathic pain conditions. NGX-1998 is currently in Phase 1 development.

NeurogesX' early stage product pipeline includes pre-clinical compounds which are prodrugs of acetaminophen and various opioids. The company has evaluated these compounds in vitro and in vivo and is currently seeking development partners for these programs.

Safe Harbor Statement

This press release contains forward-looking statements for purposes of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995 (the "Act"). NeurogesX disclaims any intent or obligation to update these forward-looking statements, and claims the protection of the Safe Harbor for forward-looking statements contained in the Act. Examples of such statements include, but are not limited to, the expected timing of regulatory decisions with respect to the MAA for Qutenza in the European Union and the NDA for Qutenza for the management of pain due to PHN with the FDA, including the PDUFA date for the NDA; the potential markets for NeurogesX' product candidates; the expected benefits of NeurogesX' product candidates and its plans with regard to seeking potential development partners for its early-stage product pipeline. Such statements are based on management's current expectations, but actual results may differ materially due to various risks and uncertainties, including, but not limited to, NeurogesX' product candidates may have unexpected adverse side effects or inadequate therapeutic efficacy; positive results in clinical trials may not be sufficient to obtain FDA or European regulatory approval; any regulatory approvals which are received may offer more limited indications than anticipated; physician or patient reluctance to use Qutenza or NGX-1998, if approved, or the inability of physicians to obtain sufficient reimbursement for such procedures; potential alternative therapies; maintaining adequate patent or trade secret protection without violating the intellectual property rights of others; and other difficulties or delays in, clinical development, obtaining regulatory approval, market acceptance and commercialization of NeurogesX' product candidates and the advantages of NeurogesX' product candidates over other pain therapies. For further information regarding these and other risks related to NeurogesX' business, investors should consult NeurogesX' filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

    NeurogesX, Inc.
    Stephen Ghiglieri
    Chief Financial Officer
    (650) 358-3310

    The Ruth Group
    Stephanie Carrington / Sara Ephraim (investors)
    (646) 536-7017 / 7002

    Jason Rando (media)
    (646) 536-7025

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