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Raptor Pharmaceutical to Present at Leerink Swann Rare Disease Roundtable

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NOVATO, Calif., Sept. 26, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Raptor Pharmaceutical Corp. (Nasdaq:RPTP) today announced management will present at the Leerink Swann Rare Disease Roundtable in New York on October 2, 2013 at 8:40 a.m. EDT/5:40 a.m. PDT. A live audio webcast and archive of the presentation will be available on the company website at www.raptorpharma.com.

About Raptor Pharmaceutical Corp.

Raptor Pharmaceutical Corp. is a biopharmaceutical company focused on developing and commercializing life-altering therapeutics that treat rare, debilitating and often fatal diseases. The company's first product, PROCYSBI (cysteamine bitartrate) delayed-release capsules, was approved for the management of nephropathic cystinosis, a rare metabolic lysosomal storage disease, by the FDA in April 2013 and by the EMA in September 2013. Raptor's pipeline also includes RP103 in a Phase 2/3 trial for Huntington's disease and a Phase 2 trial in nonalcoholic fatty liver disease in children. PROCYSBI was granted orphan designation and exclusivity for nephropathic cystinosis in the U.S. and EU and RP103 has received U.S. orphan drug designation for Huntington's disease. For additional information, please visit www.raptorpharma.com.

CONTACT: Georgia Erbez Chief Financial Officer Raptor Pharmaceutical Corp. (415) 408-6231 gerbez@raptorpharma.com INVESTOR CONTACTS: Westwicke Partners, LLC Stefan Loren, Ph.D. Managing Director (443) 213-0507 sloren@westwicke.com Robert H. Uhl Managing Director (858) 356-5932 robert.uhl@westwicke.com MEDIA CONTACT: Carolyn Hawley Canale Communications (619) 849-5375 carolyn@canalecomm.com

Source:Raptor Pharmaceutical Corp.