Achillion to Present at the Credit Suisse 24th Annual Healthcare Conference

NEW HAVEN, Conn., Nov. 02, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Achillion Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq:ACHN) announced today that Milind Deshpande, Ph.D., President and Chief Executive Officer of Achillion, will present a corporate overview at the 24th Annual Credit Suisse Healthcare Conference on Wednesday, November 11, 2015 at 8:00 a.m. MT / 10:00 a.m. ET at The Phoenician Hotel in Scottsdale, AZ.

The live audio and subsequent archived webcasts of the Company's presentations will be accessible from the Company's investor relations website, http://ir.achillion.com. The audio recording will be archived for 30 days following the live presentation. Please connect to Achillion's website several minutes prior to the start of the presentation to ensure adequate time for any software downloads that may be necessary.

About Achillion Pharmaceuticals

Achillion is seeking to apply its expertise in biology and structure-guided design and a deep understanding of patient and clinician needs to develop innovative treatment solutions aimed at improving patients’ lives. The company’s scientific excellence, integrated capabilities and experienced team position it to successfully achieve its goal of advancing new products along the entire continuum from the bench to the patient. Achillion’s pipeline is currently focused on small molecule therapeutics for chronic hepatitis C viral infection (HCV) and complement-related diseases through the inhibition of complement factor D. More information is available at http://www.achillion.com.

Company Contact: Glenn Schulman Achillion Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Tel. (203) 752-5510 gschulman@achillion.com Investors: Mary Kay Fenton Achillion Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Tel. (203) 624-7000 mfenton@achillion.com

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