NOVATO, Calif., Feb. 5, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Raptor Pharmaceutical Corp. (Nasdaq:RPTP), today announced that the company's management will present at two upcoming investor conferences in February. Julie Anne Smith, executive vice president, strategy and chief operating officer of Raptor, will present an overview of the company at the 15th Annual BIO CEO & Investor Conference on February 12, 2013, at 11:00 a.m. ET/8:00 a.m. PT. Christopher M. Starr, Ph.D., Raptor's CEO and Julie Anne Smith will present at the Leerink Swann Global Healthcare Conference on February 12, 2013, at 8:30 a.m. ET/5:30 a.m. PT. Both conferences will be held at the Waldorf-Astoria in New York.
A live audio webcast and 14-day archive of the 15th Annual BIO CEO & Investor Conference presentation will be available at http://ir.raptorpharma.com/events.cfm.
About Raptor Pharmaceutical Corp.
Raptor Pharmaceutical is an emerging biopharmaceutical company focused on developing and commercializing life-altering therapeutics that treat debilitating and often fatal diseases. The company is currently focused on the development of its first product candidate, RP103 (delayed-release oral cysteamine bitartrate), as a potential treatment for nephropathic cystinosis, a rare genetic disorder. In addition to cystinosis, the company is also testing RP103 for the potential treatment of non-alcoholic steatohepatitis, or NASH, a metabolic liver disorder, and Huntington's Disease, or HD, a neurodegenerative disorder.
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Raptor Pharmaceutical Corp.
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