ADVISORY, Jan. 22, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --
Intercept Pharmaceuticals, Inc. [ICPT], a biopharmaceutical company focused on the development and commercialization of novel therapeutics to treat orphan and more prevalent liver and intestinal diseases, will visit the NASDAQ MarketSite in Times Square.
In honor of the occasion, Mark Pruzanski, M.D., Chief Executive Officer, will ring the Closing Bell.
NASDAQ MarketSite – 4 Times Square – 43rd & Broadway – Broadcast Studio
Thursday, January 23, 2014 – 3:45 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. ET
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About Intercept Pharmaceuticals, Inc. [ICPT]:
Intercept is a biopharmaceutical company focused on the development and commercialization of novel therapeutics to treat orphan and more prevalent liver and intestinal diseases utilizing its expertise in bile acid chemistry. The company's lead product candidate, obeticholic acid (OCA), is a bile acid analog and first-in-class agonist of the farnesoid X receptor (FXR). OCA is being developed for a variety of chronic liver diseases including nonalcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH), primary biliary cirrhosis, primary sclerosing cholangitis portal hypertension and bile acid diarrhea. Intercept's other product candidates include INT-767, an orally-administered dual FXR/TGR5 agonist, and INT-777, an orally-administered TGR5 agonist. For more information about Intercept, please visit the Company's website at: www.interceptpharma.com.
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