Vertex Announces Webcast of its Presentations at Two Investor Conferences

Deutsche Bank 37th Annual Health Care Conference

CAMBRIDGE, Mass.--()--Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated (Nasdaq: VRTX) today announced that Vertex will webcast its presentation at the Deutsche Bank 37th Annual Health Care Conference on Tuesday, May 8, 2012 at 11:20 a.m. EDT and at the Bank of America 2012 Health Care Conference on Thursday, May 17, 2012 at 11:20 a.m. PDT (2:20 p.m. EDT).

The presentations will be webcast live and may be accessed from ‘Events & Presentations’ on the home page of Vertex’s website at www.vrtx.com. A replay of the webcasts will also be available on the Company’s website for two weeks following the presentations. To ensure a timely connection, it is recommended that users register at least 15 minutes prior to the scheduled webcast.

About Vertex

Vertex creates new possibilities in medicine. Our team discovers, develops and commercializes innovative therapies so people with serious diseases can lead better lives.

Vertex scientists and our collaborators are working on new medicines to cure or significantly advance the treatment of hepatitis C, cystic fibrosis, rheumatoid arthritis, epilepsy and other life-threatening diseases.

Founded more than 20 years ago in Cambridge, MA, we now have ongoing worldwide research programs and sites in the U.S., U.K. and Canada. Today, Vertex has more than 2,000 employees around the world, and Science magazine named Vertex number one on its 2011 list of Top Employers in the life sciences.

Vertex’s press releases are available at www.vrtx.com.

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Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated
Michael Partridge, 617-444-6108
Vice President, Investor Relations

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Contacts

Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated
Michael Partridge, 617-444-6108
Vice President, Investor Relations