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CombiMatrix Corporation (Nasdaq:CBMX) will hold a conference call to discuss the development of its CombiMatrix Cancer Array (CCA) test for cancer screening. Dr. Amit Kumar, President and CEO of CombiMatrix will host this call and will make a short presentation, followed by Q&A. The CCA test is a cancer screening product with multi-billion dollar market potential. This product is in the R&D pipeline of CombiMatrix. This presentation will provide information about the product, its current development stage, its market potential, and other relevant information.

CombiMatrix to Hold Conference Call to Discuss the Development of Array for Cancer Screening

MUKILTEO, WA | Posted on October 4th, 2008

The presentation will start at 2 p.m. Pacific Time (5 p.m. Eastern) on Tuesday, October 7, 2008. To attend the conference call, dial the access number 1-800-868-1837 for domestic callers and 1-404-920-6604 for direct dial or international callers. Enter the Conference Code 85329577 followed by the # sign (85329577#). To view the slide presentation concurrently with the conference call click on the following link (or copy it to your URL): https://www.accuconference.com/customer/join/. Enter the Conference Code 85329577 and click "Join." The live call, including the slide presentation, may also be accessed on CombiMatrix's website at www.combimatrix.com, in the Investor/Events section, where playback will be available for 30 days beginning October 8, 2008.

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About CombiMatrix Corporation
We are a diversified biotechnology business, through the development of proprietary technologies, products and services in the areas of drug development, genetic analysis, molecular diagnostics, nanotechnology research, defense and homeland security markets, as well as other potential markets where our products and services could be utilized. The technologies we have developed include a platform technology to rapidly produce oligonucleotide arrays for use in identifying and determining the roles of genes, gene mutations and proteins. We make the arrays using our patented in situ electrochemical synthesis process, which provides the ability to easily change array content to stay current with new developments and to meet the evolving needs of our customers. This technology has a wide range of potential applications in the areas of genomics, proteomics, biosensors, drug discovery, drug development, diagnostics, combinatorial chemistry, material sciences and nanotechnology. We have also developed the capabilities of producing arrays that utilize bacterial artificial chromosomes on our arrays, also enabling genetic analysis. Other technologies include proprietary molecular synthesis and screening methods for the discovery of potential new drugs. CombiMatrix Molecular Diagnostics, Inc. ("CMDX"), our wholly owned subsidiary located in Irvine, California, has developed capabilities of producing arrays that utilize bacterial artificial chromosomes, which also enable genetic analysis. CMDX functions primarily as a diagnostics reference laboratory.

Additional information about CombiMatrix Corporation is available at www.combimatrix.com or by calling 1-800-985-CBMX (2269). Additional information about CMDX is available at www.cmdiagnostics.com or by calling 1-800-710-0624.

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This news release contains forward-looking statements within the meaning of the "safe harbor" provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. These statements are based upon our current expectations and speak only as of the date hereof. Our actual results may differ materially and adversely from those expressed in any forward-looking statements as a result of various factors and uncertainties, including the recent economic slowdown affecting technology companies, our ability to successfully develop products, rapid technological change in our markets, changes in demand for our future products, legislative, regulatory, and competitive developments, and general economic conditions. Our Annual Report on Form 10-K, recent and forthcoming Quarterly Reports on Form 10-Q, recent Current Reports on Forms 8-K and 8-K/A, and other SEC filings discuss some of the important risk factors that may affect our business, results of operations, and financial condition. We undertake no obligation to revise or update publicly any forward-looking statements for any reason.

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CombiMatrix Corporation
Amit Kumar, Ph.D.
President & CEO
(425) 493-2000
Fax (425) 493-2010

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