Biocryst to Present at the Jefferies Autumn 2015 Global Healthcare Conference

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C., Nov. 4, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- BioCryst Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:BCRX) today announced that executives from BioCryst are scheduled to provide a corporate summary and update regarding the Company's clinical programs at the Jefferies Autumn 2015 Global Healthcare Conference in London on Wednesday, November 18, 2015 at 11:20 a.m. Greenwich Mean Time/6:20 a.m. Eastern Standard Time.

Links to a live audio webcast and replay of the presentation may be accessed on the BioCryst website events page at http://investor.shareholder.com/biocryst/events.cfm.

About BioCryst Pharmaceuticals

BioCryst Pharmaceuticals designs, optimizes and develops novel small molecule drugs that block key enzymes involved in rare diseases. BioCryst's ongoing development programs include oral plasma kallikrein inhibitors for hereditary angioedema; avoralstat, BCX7353 and other second generation compounds, and BCX4430, a broad spectrum viral RNA polymerase inhibitor. For more information, please visit the Company's website at www.BioCryst.com.

This press release contains forward-looking statements, including statements regarding future results and achievements. These statements involve known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors which may cause our actual results, performance or achievements to be materially different from any future results, performances or achievements expressed or implied by the forward-looking statements. Please refer to the documents BioCryst files periodically with the SEC and located at http://investor.shareholder.com/biocryst/sec.cfm.

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CONTACT: Robert Bennett, BioCryst Pharmaceuticals, +1-919-859-7910

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