Receptos to Present at Jefferies 2015 Global Healthcare Conference

SAN DIEGO, May 28, 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 Jefferies 2015 Global Healthcare Conference at the Grand Hyatt hotel in New York City. The presentation is scheduled for Wednesday, June 3rd at 4:30pm 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, ozanimod, is a sphingosine 1-phosphate 1 and 5 receptor small molecule modulator in development for immune indications including relapsing multiple sclerosis and inflammatory bowel disease. Patents supporting ozanimod 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.