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Sunesis Pharmaceuticals to Present at the Rodman & Renshaw 5th Annual Global Healthcare Conference

05/13/08

SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., May 13, 2008 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX News Network/ -- Sunesis Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: SNSS) today announced that Eric Bjerkholt, Sunesis' Senior Vice President, Corporate Development and Finance, will provide a corporate update at the upcoming Rodman & Renshaw 5th Annual Global Healthcare Conference at 9:00 a.m. local time on Monday, May 19, 2008 at the Le Meridien Beach Plaza Hotel in Monte Carlo, Monaco.

Interested parties may access a webcast of the presentation by visiting the Sunesis website at http://ir.sunesis.com. A replay of the webcast will be archived on the "Calendar of Events" page in the Investors and Media section of the Sunesis website for two weeks.

About Sunesis Pharmaceuticals

Sunesis is a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on the discovery, development and commercialization of novel small molecule therapeutics for oncology and other serious diseases. Sunesis has built a broad product candidate portfolio through internal discovery and in-licensing of novel cancer therapeutics. Sunesis is advancing its product candidates through in-house research and development efforts and strategic collaborations with leading pharmaceutical and biopharmaceutical companies. For further information on Sunesis Pharmaceuticals, please visit http://www.sunesis.com.

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