NEW YORK, June 17, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Keryx Biopharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq:KERX) today announced that Ron Bentsur, the Company's Chief Executive Officer, will be presenting a corporate overview at the 9th Annual JMP Securities Healthcare Conference to be held at the Westin New York Grand Central, in New York City. Mr. Bentsur's presentation will take place on Tuesday, June 24, at 3:00 p.m. Eastern Time.
A live audio webcast of Mr. Bentsur's presentation will be accessible within the Investor Relations section of the Company's website at http://investors.keryx.com. An archived version of this webcast will be available following the conclusion of the live presentation.
About Keryx Biopharmaceuticals, Inc.
Keryx Biopharmaceuticals, headquartered in New York, is focused on bringing innovative therapies to market for patients suffering from renal disease. In the United States, ZerenexTM (ferric citrate) is currently under review by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for the treatment of hyperphosphatemia in dialysis-dependent chronic kidney disease (CKD) patients. In January 2014, ferric citrate was approved for the treatment of patients with all stages of CKD in Japan, where it is being marketed as Riona® by Keryx's Japanese partner, Japan Tobacco Inc. and Torii Pharmaceutical Co. Ltd.
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