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2014-05-28

Cytokinetics, Inc.: Cytokinetics to Present at Upcoming Healthcare Conferences

South San Francisco, CA, May 28, 2014 -

Cytokinetics, Incorporated (Nasdaq:CYTK) announced today that members of its
management team are scheduled to participate at the following healthcare
conferences:

Jefferies Global Healthcare Conference
Date: Wednesday, June 4th

Time: 8:30 AM Eastern Time
Location: Grand Hyatt, New York, NY

9thAnnual JMP Securities Healthcare Conference
Date: Tuesday, June 24th

Time: 10:30 AM Eastern Time
Location: Westin Grand Central, New York, NY

Interested parties may access the live webcast of the presentations by
visiting the Homepage or Investor Relations section of the Cytokinetics
website at www.cytokinetics.com. The webcast replay of the presentation will
be archived on the Presentations page within the Investor Relations section
of Cytokinetics' website for two weeks following the completion of the event.

About Cytokinetics

Cytokinetics is a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on the
discovery and development of novel small molecule therapeutics that modulate
muscle function for the potential treatment of serious diseases and medical
conditions. Cytokinetics' lead drug candidate from its cardiac muscle
contractility program,omecamtiv mecarbil
, is in Phase II clinical development for the potential treatment of heart
failure. Amgen Inc. holds an exclusive license worldwide to develop and
commercializeomecamtiv mecarbil
and related compounds, subject to Cytokinetics' specified development and
commercialization participation rights. Cytokinetics is independently
developingtirasemtiv
, a fast skeletal muscle activator, as a potential treatment for diseases and
medical conditions associated with neuromuscular dysfunction.Tirasemtiv
is the subject of a Phase II clinical trials program and has been granted
orphan drug designation and fast track status by the U.S. Food and Drug
Administration and orphan medicinal product designation by the European
Medicines Agency for the potential treatment of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis
(ALS). Cytokinetics is collaborating with Astellas Pharma Inc. to develop
CK-2127107, a skeletal muscle activator structurally distinct fromtirasemtiv
, for non-neuromuscular indications. All of these drug candidates have arisen
from Cytokinetics' muscle biology focused research activities and are
directed towards the cytoskeleton. The cytoskeleton is a complex biological
infrastructure that plays a fundamental role within every human cell.
Additional information about Cytokinetics can be obtained
atwww.cytokinetics.com.

This press release contains forward-looking statements for purposes of the
Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995 (the "Act"). Cytokinetics
disclaims any intent or obligation to update these forward-looking
statements, and claims the protection of the Act's safe harbor for
forward-looking statements. Examples of such statements include, but are not
limited to, statements relating to planned presentations, and the properties
and potential benefits of Cytokinetics' drug candidates and potential drug
candidates. Such statements are based on management's current expectations,
but actual results may differ materially due to various risks and
uncertainties, including, but not limited to, potential difficulties or
delays in the development, testing, regulatory approval and production of
Cytokinetics' drug candidates and potential drug candidates that could slow
or prevent clinical development or product approval, including risks that
current and past results of clinical trials or preclinical studies may not be
indicative of future clinical trials results and that Cytokinetics' drug
candidates and potential drug candidates may have unexpected adverse side
effects or inadequate therapeutic efficacy. For further information regarding
these and other risks related to Cytokinetics' business, investors should
consult Cytokinetics' filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

Contact:
Joanna L. Goldstein
Manager, Investor Relations&Corporate Communications
(650) 624-3000

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The issuer of this announcement warrants that they are solely responsible for the content, accuracy and originality of the information contained therein.
Source: Cytokinetics, Inc. via Globenewswire

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