IntelGenx to Present at BioFinance 2010

April 07, 2010

SAINT LAURENT, QUEBEC, Apr 07, 2010 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) -- IntelGenx Corp. (IGX)(US:IGXT) ("IntelGenx") today announced that that Dr. Horst Zerbe, President and Chief Executive Officer, will present an overview of the Company at the BioFinance 2010 Conference, which is taking place this week in Toronto. Dr. Zerbe will be speaking this afternoon at 4:30pm EDT.

Dr. Zerbe will discuss advances made in our pipeline and technologies. In the past year we filed an NDA for our high dose Bupropion XL product, and we received excellent data on both our Relivar product (a novel buccal formulation of a dronabinol) and on our thin film migraine product. These milestones validate our best in class VersaTab™, VersaFilm™ and AdVersa™ technologies.

About BioFinance 2010:

BioFinance 2010 is the leading investor conference in Canada for the life sciences industry. This event brings together key industry players interested in investment opportunities and issues affecting companies in the life sciences sector.

About IntelGenx Corp.:

IntelGenx Corp. is a drug delivery company focused on the development of oral controlled-release products as well as novel rapidly disintegrating delivery systems. IntelGenx uses its unique multiple layer delivery system to provide zero-order release of active drugs in the gastrointestinal tract. IntelGenx has also developed novel delivery technologies for the rapid delivery of pharmaceutically active substances in the oral cavity based on its experience with rapidly disintegrating films. IntelGenx's research and development pipeline includes products for the treatment of pain, hypertension, osteoarthritis and depressive disorders. More information is available about the company at www.intelgenx.com.

Forward Looking Statements:

This document may contain forward-looking information about IntelGenx's operating results and business prospects that involve substantial risks and uncertainties. Statements that are not purely historical are forward-looking statements within the meaning of Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, and Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended. These statements include, but are not limited to, statements about IntelGenx's plans, objectives, expectations, strategies, intentions or other characterizations of future events or circumstances and are generally identified by the words "may," "expects," "anticipates," "intends," "plans," "believes," "seeks," "estimates," "could," "would," and similar expressions. All forward looking statements are expressly qualified in their entirety by this cautionary statement. Because these forward-looking statements are subject to a number of risks and uncertainties, IntelGenx's actual results could differ materially from those expressed or implied by these forward looking statements. Factors that could cause or contribute to such differences include, but are not limited to, those discussed under the heading "Risk Factors" in IntelGenx's annual report on Form 10-K for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2008, filed with the United States Securities and Exchange Commission and available at www.sec.gov, and also filed with Canadian securities regulatory authorities and www.sedar.com. IntelGenx assumes no obligation to update any such forward-looking statements.

Each of the TSX Venture Exchange and OTC Bulletin Board has neither approved nor disapproved the contents of this press release.

Contacts:
IntelGenx Corp.
Dr. Horst G. Zerbe
President and CEO
+1 514-331-7440 (ext. 201)
+1 514-331-0436 (FAX)
horst@intelgenx.com
www.intelgenx.com