XOMA to Announce Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2014 Financial Results and Host Webcast on March 11

BERKELEY, Calif., Feb. 26, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- XOMA Corporation (Nasdaq:XOMA), a leader in the discovery and development of antibody therapeutics, announced the Company will host a conference call on Wednesday, March 11, 2015, at 4:30 p.m. Eastern Standard Time to discuss fourth quarter and full year 2014 financial results and provide an update on gevokizumab's global clinical programs.

The webcast can be accessed via the Investors & Media section of XOMA's website at http://investors.xoma.com/events.cfm and will be available for replay until close of business on June 11, 2015. Telephone numbers for the live audiocast are 877-369-6589 (U.S./Canada) and 408-337-0122 (international). 

About XOMA Corporation

XOMA's innovative product candidates are the result of the Company's expertise in developing ground-breaking monoclonal antibodies, including allosteric modulating antibodies, which has created opportunities to develop new classes of therapeutic antibodies with the potential to treat a wide range of human diseases. XOMA is developing its lead product gevokizumab (IL-1 beta modulating antibody) with SERVIER through a global Phase 3 program for Behçet's disease uveitis and non-infectious uveitis and in a Phase 3 program in pyoderma gangrenosum, as well as ongoing proof-of-concept studies in other IL-1-mediated diseases.  XOMA's scientific research has also produced the XMet program, which consists of three classes of Selective Insulin Receptor Modulators (SIRMs) antibodies. XOMA 358, the lead antibody in the XMet D class, is an allosteric modulating monoclonal antibody that reduces both the binding of insulin to its receptor and downstream insulin signaling, and could have a major effect on the treatment of abnormal metabolic states.

More detailed information can be found at www.xoma.com.

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