SOURCE: Galapagos NV

June 13, 2007 02:06 ET

Galapagos to present at Piper Jaffray Health Care Conference

MECHELEN, BELGIUM--(Marketwire - June 13, 2007) -



Mechelen, Belgium; 13 June 2007 - Galapagos NV (Euronext & LSE: GLPG), an integrated drug discovery company, announced today that its Chief Executive Officer, Onno van de Stolpe, will present at the Second Annual Piper Jaffray Health Care Conference taking place June 20-21, 2007 in London.

Mr. Van de Stolpe's presentation will be at 11.20 UK local time (12.20 CET) on Thursday, June 21. The live webcast of the presentation can be accessed via Galapagos' website at www.glpg.com. The archived webcast will also be available for replay.



About Galapagos

Galapagos (Euronext Brussels, GLPG; Euronext Amsterdam, GLPGA; London AiM: GLPG) is a drug discovery company with clinical and pre-clinical programs in bone and joint diseases, cachexia, and menopausal hot flashes. Its division BioFocus DPI offers a full suite of target-to-drug discovery products and services to pharmaceutical and biotech companies, encompassing target discovery and validation, screening and drug discovery through to delivery of pre-clinical candidates. BioFocus DPI also provides adenoviral reagents for rapid identification and validation of novel drug targets, compound libraries for drug screening as well as chemogenomics and ADMET[1] database products to select targets and compounds. Galapagos currently employs 450 people and operates facilities in eight countries, with global headquarters in Mechelen, Belgium. More information about Galapagos and BioFocus DPI can be found at www.glpg.com and www.biofocusdpi.com.

CONTACT

Galapagos NV
Onno van de Stolpe, CEO
Tel: +31 6 2909 8028
ir@glpg.com

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[1] ADMET is the acronym for Absorption, Distribution, Metabolism, Excretion, and Toxicity: Meeting parameters against these five criteria is critical to the success of a pharmaceutical compound as a drug.





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