Gilead Sciences to Release First Quarter 2008 Financial Results on Wednesday, April 16, 2008

Conference Call and Webcast to Follow

FOSTER CITY, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--April 9, 2008--Gilead Sciences, Inc. (Nasdaq: GILD) announced today that its first quarter 2008 financial results will be released on Wednesday, April 16, 2008, at 4:05 p.m. Eastern Time. At 4:30 p.m. Eastern Time, Gilead will webcast a conference call live on the company's internet site. The call will be led by Gilead management, who will discuss the results of the company's first quarter of 2008 and provide a general business update.

To access the webcast via the internet, log on to www.gilead.com. Please connect to the company's website at least 15 minutes prior to the conference call to ensure adequate time for any software download that may be required to listen to the webcast. Alternatively, please call 1-866-203-3436 (U.S.) or 1-617-213-8849 (international) and dial the participant passcode 85227835 to access the call. Telephone replay is available approximately two hours after the call through 4:00 p.m. Eastern Time, April 19, 2008. To access, please call 1-888-286-8010 (U.S.) or 1-617-801-6888 (international) and dial the participant passcode 78926353. The webcast will be archived on www.gilead.com for one year.

About Gilead

Gilead Sciences is a biopharmaceutical company that discovers, develops and commercializes innovative therapeutics in areas of unmet medical need. The company's mission is to advance the care of patients suffering from life-threatening diseases worldwide. Headquartered in Foster City, California, Gilead has operations in North America, 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).

CONTACT: Gilead Sciences, Inc.
Susan Hubbard, 650-522-5715 (Investor Relations)

SOURCE: Gilead Sciences, Inc.