AVANIR to Present at the Wedbush Life Sciences Conference

ALISO VIEJO, Calif., July 27 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- AVANIR Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: AVNR) today announced that the Company will present at the Wedbush Securities Life Sciences Best Ideas Management Access Conference on Tuesday, August 3rd at 3:35 p.m. Eastern time (12:35 p.m. Pacific time) at the Le Parker Meridien Hotel in New York. The Wedbush Life Sciences Conference provides participating companies with the opportunity to present to institutional and private equity investors.

A live audio webcast of the presentation will be available by visiting AVANIR'S website at www.avanir.com. To listen to the live presentation, please go to AVANIR'S website prior to the start of the presentation to register, download and install the necessary software. An archive of the presentation at the Wedbush Life Sciences Conference will be available on the Company's website for 30 days.

About AVANIR

AVANIR Pharmaceuticals, Inc. is a biopharmaceutical company focused on bringing innovative medicines to patients with central nervous system disorders of high unmet medical need. As part of our commitment, we have extensively invested in our pipeline and are dedicated to advancing medicines that can substantially improve the lives of patients and their loved ones. For more information about AVANIR, please visit www.avanir.com.

AVANIR Media & Investor Contacts
Eric Benevich
Brenna Mullen
ir@avanir.com
949-389-6700

Jul 27, 2010