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Ionis Pharmaceuticals Provides Corporate Update at 2018 Annual Meeting of Stockholders x

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Wednesday, May 23, 2018

CARLSBAD, Calif. - Ionis Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: IONS) announced that management will present a general corporate update in conjunction with its 2018 Annual Meeting of Stockholders and Open House on Wednesday, May 23 at 2:10 p.m. Pacific Time (5:10 p.m. Eastern Time) in Carlsbad, CA.

A live audio webcast of the presentation will be available on the "Investors & Media" section of the Company's website, www.ionispharma.com. A replay of the presentation will be available on the website within 48 hours and will be archived for a limited time.

If you plan to attend the meeting, please RSVP by visiting the "Investors & Media" page at www.ionispharma.com.

ABOUT IONIS PHARMACEUTICALS, INC.
Ionis is the leading company in RNA-targeted drug discovery and development focused on developing drugs for patients who have the highest unmet medical needs, such as those patients with severe and rare diseases. Using its proprietary antisense technology, Ionis has created a large pipeline of first-in-class or best-in-class drugs, with over 45 drugs in development. SPINRAZA (nusinersen) has been approved in global markets for the treatment of spinal muscular atrophy (SMA). Biogen is responsible for commercializing SPINRAZA. TEGSEDI (inotersen) and WAYLIVRA (volanesorsen) are two antisense drugs that Ionis discovered and successfully advanced through Phase 3 studies. TEGSEDI is under regulatory review for marketing approval in the U.S., EU and Canada for the treatment of patients with hereditary ATTR, or hATTR, amyloidosis. WAYLIVRA is under regulatory review for marketing approval in the U.S., EU and Canada for the treatment of patients with familial chylomicronemia syndrome, or FCS. WAYLIVRA is also in a Phase 3 study in patients with familial partial lipodystrophy, or FPL. Akcea, an affiliate of Ionis focused on developing and commercializing drugs to treat patients with serious and rare diseases, will commercialize TEGSEDI and WAYLIVRA, if approved. Ionis' patents provide strong and extensive protection for its drugs and technology. Additional information about Ionis is available at www.ionispharma.com.

Contacts:
Investors
D. Wade Walke, Ph.D., Vice President, Investor Relations, Ionis Pharmaceuticals, 760-603-2741
or
Media, Roslyn Patterson, Vice President, Corporate Communications, Ionis Pharmaceuticals, 760-603-2681

Source: Ionis Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
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