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Vical to Participate in Pandemic Influenza Panel at JPMorgan Healthcare Conference
Date:1/7/2008

SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Vical Incorporated (Nasdaq: VICL) today announced that Vijay Samant, President and Chief Executive Officer, will participate in a panel discussion on biodefense and pandemic influenza Wednesday evening at the 26th Annual JPMorgan Healthcare Conference (San Francisco, CA - January 7-10).

The session is co-hosted by JP Morgan and McKenna, Long & Aldridge LLP. Co-keynotes for the session are Rajeev Venkayya, M.D., Former Special Assistant to the President and Senior Director for Biodefense at the White House Homeland Security Council, and Brian Kamoie, Deputy Assistant Secretary and Director, Office of Policy, Strategic Planning & Communications, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Leading the subsequent roundtable discussion will be Ipsita Smolinski, Healthcare Policy Analyst and Vice President, JP Morgan Investment Research, and John Clerici, Partner, Government Contracts Practice and Government Affairs Group, and Co-chair, Public Health Practice, McKenna, Long & Aldridge LLP.

About Vical

Vical researches and develops biopharmaceutical products based on its patented DNA delivery technologies for the prevention and treatment of serious or life-threatening diseases. Potential applications of the company's DNA delivery technology include DNA vaccines for infectious diseases or cancer, in which the expressed protein is an immunogen; cancer immunotherapeutics, in which the expressed protein is an immune system stimulant; and cardiovascular therapies, in which the expressed protein is an angiogenic growth factor. The company is developing certain infectious disease vaccines and cancer therapeutics internally. In addition, the company collaborates with major pharmaceutical companies and biotechnology companies that give it access to complementary technologies or greater resources. These strategic partnerships provide the company with mutually beneficial opportunities to expand its product pipeline and address significant unmet medical needs. Additional information on Vical is available at http://www.vical.com.

This press release contains forward-looking statements subject to risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially from those projected. Forward-looking statements include statements about the company's focus, collaborative partners, product candidates, and developmental status. Risks and uncertainties include whether any product candidates will be shown to be safe and efficacious in clinical trials, the timing of clinical trials, whether Vical or its collaborative partners will seek or gain approval to market any product candidates, the dependence of the company on its collaborative partners, and additional risks set forth in the company's filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission. These forward-looking statements represent the company's judgment as of the date of this release. The company disclaims, however, any intent or obligation to update these forward-looking statements.

Contact: Alan R. Engbring

(858) 646-1127

Website: http://www.vical.com


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