Anacor Pharmaceuticals Announces Second Quarter 2012 Financial Results Conference Call and Webcast

Anacor Pharmaceuticals Announces Second Quarter 2012 Financial Results Conference Call and Webcast

DeDe Sheel, 650-543-7575Investor Relations and Corporate Communications

Anacor Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:ANAC) will release its financial results for the quarter ended June 30, 2012, on Thursday, August 9, 2012 at approximately 4:00 p.m. ET / 1:00 p.m. PT. The announcement will be followed by a conference call at 5:00 p.m. ET / 2:00 p.m. PT during which management will discuss the company’s financial results and recent developments. The call can be accessed by dialing (877) 291-1367 (domestic) and (914) 495-8534 (international) five minutes prior to the start of the call and providing the conference ID 15160963. The call will also be webcast live and can be accessed on the Events and Presentations page, under Investors, on the company’s website at and will be available for three months following the call.

Anacor is a biopharmaceutical company focused on discovering, developing and commercializing novel small-molecule therapeutics derived from its boron chemistry platform. Anacor has discovered seven compounds that are currently in development including its lead compounds: tavaborole, a topical antifungal for the treatment of onychomycosis; AN2728, a topical anti-inflammatory PDE-4 inhibitor for the treatment of atopic dermatitis and psoriasis; GSK ‘052 (formerly referred to as AN3365), a systemic antibiotic for the treatment of infections caused by Gram-negative bacteria, which is licensed to GlaxoSmithKline; AN8194, which is licensed to Eli Lilly and Company for an undisclosed animal health application; and AN5568, which is licensed to Drugs for Neglected Diseases initiative for sleeping sickness. Anacor is also developing AN2718 and AN2898 as backups to tavaborole and AN2728, respectively. In addition, Anacor has a research and development agreement with Medicis Pharmaceuticals to discover and develop boron-based small molecule compounds directed against a target for the potential treatment of acne. For more information, visit .

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