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Receptos to Present at Leerink Global Healthcare Conference

SAN DIEGO, Feb. 9, 2015 (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 Leerink Global Healthcare Conference at the Waldorf Astoria hotel in New York City. The presentation is scheduled as a fireside chat on Thursday, February 12 at 1:25 p.m. Eastern Time.

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 and 5 receptor small molecule modulator in development for immune indications including RMS and IBD. Patents supporting RPC1063 were exclusively licensed to Receptos from The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI). The Company is also developing RPC4046, an anti-interleukin-13 (IL-13) antibody for eosinophilic esophagitis (EoE), an allergic/immune-mediated orphan disease.

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