Gilead Sciences to Present at the 22nd Annual JPMorgan Healthcare Conference on Monday

January 12th; Webcast Available Through Gilead Corporate Website Business

JPMorgan Healthcare Conference

FOSTER CITY, Calif. -- (BUSINESS WIRE).-- Jan. 9, 2004--Gilead Sciences, Inc. (Nasdaq:GILD) announced today that its corporate presentation will be webcast from the 22nd Annual JPMorgan Healthcare Conference in San Francisco, California. This webcast may be accessed via the company's corporate website at www.gilead.com.

John Martin, PhD, Gilead's President and Chief Executive Officer, will provide an overview of the company and an update on key business milestones on Monday, January 12th at 8:00 a.m. Pacific Time.

To access the live webcast via the internet log on to www.gilead.com. Please connect to the company's website at least 15 minutes prior to the live presentation to ensure adequate time for any software download that may be necessary to view the webcast.

Gilead Sciences is a biopharmaceutical company that discovers, develops and commercializes therapeutics to advance the care of patients suffering from life-threatening diseases worldwide. The company has seven marketed products and focuses its research and clinical programs on anti-infectives. Headquartered in Foster City, CA, Gilead has operations in the United States, Europe and Australia.

For more information on Gilead Sciences, please visit www.gilead.com or call the Gilead Public Affairs Department at 1-800-GILEAD-5 (1-800-445-3235). --30--JR/sf* CONTACT: Gilead Sciences, Inc. Susan Hubbard, 650-522-5715 REPEATS: New York 212-752-9600 or 800-221-2462; Boston 617-236-4266 or 800-225-2030; SF 415-986-4422 or 800-227-0845; LA 310-820-9473 Today's News On The Net - Business Wire's full file on the Internet with Hyperlinks to your home page. URL: http://www.businesswire.com (214)