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Marketing of Diagnostics and deCODEme(TM), Recent Progress in Drug Development to be Highlighted at deCODE R&D Event

REYKJAVIK, Iceland, June 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- At its annual R&D event being held today in New York, deCODE genetics (Nasdaq: DCGN) will provide an update on progress in all aspects of its business, including the commercial potential and marketing rollout for its growing range of DNA-based diagnostic tests; the company's pioneering personal genome analysis service deCODEme(TM); recent progress in its drug development programs; and how the company's global leadership in gene discovery is driving the growth of its portfolio of products to apply human genetics to improve health and healthcare.

Presentations by deCODE management will be webcast live today beginning at 1pm Eastern Time/5pm GMT/6pm British Summer time. The webcast can be accessed through the Investors page on deCODE's website,, and those interested in listening should log on a few minutes in advance in order to download any software or complete any sign-in that may be required. The webcast will be archived for at least one week.

About deCODE

deCODE is a biopharmaceutical company applying its discoveries in human genetics to the development of diagnostics and drugs for common diseases. deCODE is a global leader in gene discovery -- our population approach and resources have enabled us to isolate key genes contributing to major public health challenges from cardiovascular disease to cancer, genes that are providing us with drug targets rooted in the basic biology of disease. Through its CLIA-registered laboratory, deCODE is offering a growing range of DNA-based tests for gauging risk and empowering prevention of common diseases, including deCODE T2(TM) for type 2 diabetes; deCODE AF(TM) for atrial fibrillation and stroke; deCODE MI(TM) for heart attack; deCODE ProCa(TM) for prostate cancer; and deCODE Glaucoma(TM) for a major type of glaucoma. deCODE is delivering on the promise of the new genetics(SM). Visit us on the web at; on our diagnostics website at; and, for our pioneering personal genome analysis service, at

Any statements contained in this presentation that relate to future plans, events or performance are forward-looking statements within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. These forward-looking statements are subject to a number of risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results, and the timing of events, to differ materially from those described in the forward-looking statements. These risks and uncertainties include, among others, those relating to our ability to obtain financing and to form collaborative relationships, uncertainty regarding potential future deterioration in the market for auction rate securities which could result in additional permanent impairment charges, our ability to develop and market diagnostic products, the level of third party reimbursement for our products, risks related to preclinical and clinical development of pharmaceutical products, including the identification of compounds and the completion of clinical trials, the effect of government regulation and the regulatory approval processes, market acceptance, our ability to obtain and protect intellectual property rights for our products, dependence on collaborative relationships, the effect of competitive products, industry trends and other risks identified in deCODE's filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission, including, without limitation, the risk factors identified in our most recent Annual Report on Form 10-K and any updates to those risk factors filed from time to time in our Quarterly Reports on Form 10-Q or Current Reports on Form 8-K. deCODE undertakes no obligation to update or alter these forward-looking statements as a result of new information, future events or otherwise.


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