December 10, 2007 at 06:30 AM EST
Lexicon Pharmaceuticals to Present at RBC Capital Markets Healthcare Conference

THE WOODLANDS, Texas, Dec. 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Lexicon Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:LXRX) today announced that a member of Lexicon senior management will participate in the RBC Capital Markets Healthcare Conference panel Going With Your Gut: New Treatments for GI Disorders at The Westin Times Square Hotel in New York, New York on Wednesday, December 12, 2007 at 8:00 a.m. Eastern Time.

A live audio webcast of the panel presentation may be accessed on Lexicon's corporate website at http://www.lexpharma.com. An archived version of the webcast will be available on the website through December 20, 2007.

About Lexicon

Lexicon is a biopharmaceutical company focused on the discovery and development of breakthrough treatments for human disease. Lexicon currently has clinical programs underway for such areas of major unmet medical need as irritable bowel syndrome, cognitive disorders, and rheumatoid arthritis. The company has used its proprietary gene knockout technology to discover more than 100 promising drug targets and create an extensive pipeline of clinical and preclinical programs in the therapeutic areas of diabetes and obesity, cardiovascular disease, psychiatric and neurological disorders, cancer, immune system disorders and ophthalmic disease. To advance the development and commercialization of its programs, Lexicon is working both independently and through collaborators including Bristol-Myers Squibb Company, Genentech, Inc. and N.V. Organon. For additional information about Lexicon and its programs, please visit http://www.lexpharma.com.

Safe Harbor Statement

This press release contains "forward-looking statements," including statements relating to Lexicon's growth and future operating results, discovery and development of products, strategic alliances and intellectual property, as well as other matters that are not historical facts or information. All forward-looking statements are based on management's current assumptions and expectations and involve risks, uncertainties and other important factors that may cause Lexicon's actual results to be materially different from any future results expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements. Information identifying such important factors is contained under "Factors Affecting Forward-Looking Statements" and "Risk Factors" in Lexicon's annual report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2006, as filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Lexicon undertakes no obligation to update or revise any such forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise.

Source: Lexicon Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

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