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Receptos to Present at Nomura BioPharma Conference

SAN DIEGO, Nov. 3, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Receptos, Inc. (Nasdaq:RCPT), a biopharmaceutical company developing therapeutic candidates for the treatment of immune and metabolic diseases, today announced that Faheem Hasnain, its President and Chief Executive Officer, will be presenting at the Nomura BioPharma Conference at the Mandarin Oriental Hotel in Boston. The presentation is scheduled for Thursday, November 6 at 2:15pm Eastern Time. To listen to the live webcast or a replay of the presentation, please visit the Investor Relations section of the Company's website at www.receptos.com. A replay will be available for 14 days after the event.

About Receptos

Receptos is a biopharmaceutical company developing therapeutic candidates for the treatment of immune and metabolic diseases. The Company's lead program, RPC1063, is a sphingosine 1-phosphate 1 receptor (S1P1R) small molecule modulator candidate for immune indications, including relapsing multiple sclerosis (RMS) and inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). The Company is also developing RPC4046, an anti-interleukin-13 (IL-13) antibody for an allergic/immune-mediated orphan disease, eosinophilic esophagitis (EoE). Patents supporting RPC1063 were exclusively licensed to Receptos from The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI).

CONTACT: Media and Investor Contact: Graham K. Cooper Chief Financial Officer, Receptos (858) 652-5708 gcooper@receptos.comSource:Receptos, Inc