Hyperion Therapeutics to Present at the Cowen and Company 34th Annual Healthcare Conference

BRISBANE, Calif., Feb. 26, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Hyperion Therapeutics (Nasdaq:HPTX) announced today that the company is scheduled to present at the Cowen and Company 34th Annual Healthcare Conference on Monday, March 3 at 2:50 p.m. ET.

Donald J. Santel, chief executive officer, will provide a company overview. To access the live webcast and subsequent archived recording, please visit Hyperion's website at http://investors.hyperiontx.com/events.cfm.

About Hyperion Therapeutics

Hyperion Therapeutics, Inc. is a commercial stage biopharmaceutical company committed to developing and delivering life-changing treatments for orphan diseases and hepatology. The company's first commercial product, RAVICTI® (glycerol phenylbutyrate) Oral Liquid, was approved in February 2013 and is currently being marketed in the United States. The company also owns worldwide rights to BUPHENYL® (sodium phenylbutyrate) Tablets and Powder, which it markets in the U.S. The compound is also marketed internationally through business partners. For more information, please visit www.hyperiontx.com.

CONTACT: Sylvia Wheeler V.P., Investor Relations and Corporate Communications (650) 745-7834Source:Hyperion Therapeutics, Inc.