Raptor Pharmaceutical to Participate in Upcoming Investor Conferences

NOVATO, Calif., May 28, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Raptor Pharmaceutical Corp. (Nasdaq: RPTP) today announced that Julie Anne Smith, President and Chief Executive Officer, will present at the following investor conferences:

  • Jefferies 2015 Global Healthcare Conference on Thursday, June 4, 2015 at 9:30 a.m. EDT (6:30 a.m. PDT) in New York.
  • JMP Securities Life Sciences Conference on Wednesday, June 24, 2015 at 3:30 p.m. EDT (12:30 p.m. PDT) in New York.

A live audio webcast of each presentation can be accessed in the "Investors & Media" section of the company website, www.raptorpharma.com, with an archived version available for up to 90 days following the conference.

About Raptor Pharmaceutical

Raptor Pharmaceutical Corp. is a global biopharmaceutical company focused on the development and commercialization of life-altering therapeutics that treat rare, debilitating and often fatal diseases. The company is engaged in multiple therapeutic areas such as nephropathic cystinosis, Huntington's disease (HD), nonalcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH), and Leigh syndrome and other mitochondrial diseases. With an approved product in the U.S. and EU, Raptor also holds several orphan drug designations, including exclusivity for nephropathic cystinosis in the U.S. and EU, and orphan drug designation for HD in the U.S. and EU. A request for orphan designation for Leigh syndrome has been submitted to the FDA. Raptor holds intellectual property for the use of cysteamine in HD and other neurodegenerative disorders including Parkinson's disease and Rett syndrome. For additional information, please visit www.raptorpharma.com.

CONTACT: COMPANY CONTACT: Kimberly Lee, D.O. Vice President, Corporate Strategy and Communications Raptor Pharmaceutical Corp. (415) 408-6351 INVESTOR CONTACT: Robert H. Uhl Westwicke Partners, LLC (858) 356-5932 robert.uhl@westwicke.com MEDIA CONTACT: Cammy Duong Canale Communications (619) 849-5382 cammy@canalecomm.com

Source:Raptor Pharmaceutical Corp.