ALK to present at Jefferies 2014 Global Healthcare Conference in New York

COPENHAGEN, Denmark, May 27, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- ALK today announced that the Company will present at the Jefferies 2014 Global Healthcare Conference in New York, NY. Jens Bager, President and CEO, will provide an overview of the Company and its key programmes on Wednesday, 4 June at 1:30 PM Eastern Time.

About ALK

ALK is a research-driven global pharmaceutical company focusing on allergy prevention, diagnosis and treatment. ALK is the world leader in allergy immunotherapy - a unique treatment of the underlying cause of allergy. The company has approximately 1,800 employees with subsidiaries, production facilities and distributors worldwide. ALK has entered into partnership agreements with Merck (MSD outside the USA and Canada) and Torii to commercialise allergy immunotherapy tablets in North America and Japan, respectively. The company is headquartered in Hoersholm, Denmark, and listed on NASDAQ OMX Copenhagen. Find more information at

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