ADVISORY, Feb. 29, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --
Alexion Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq:ALXN), a global biopharmaceutical company focused on developing and delivering life-transforming therapies for patients with devastating and rare diseases, will visit the Nasdaq MarketSite in Times Square.
In honor of the occasion, David Hallal, Chief Executive Officer, will ring the Opening Bell.
Nasdaq MarketSite – 4 Times Square – 43rd & Broadway – Broadcast Studio
Tuesday, March 1, 2016 – 9:15 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. ET
Alexion Media Contact:
Senior Vice President, Corporate Communications
Associate Director, Corporate Communications
Fiber Line (Encompass Waterfront): 4463
Gal 3C/06C 95.05 degrees West
18 mhz Lower
DL 3811 Vertical
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Alexion is a global biopharmaceutical company focused on developing and delivering life-transforming therapies for patients with devastating and rare disorders. Alexion developed and commercializes Soliris® (eculizumab), the first and only approved complement inhibitor to treat patients with paroxysmal nocturnal hemoglobinuria (PNH) and atypical hemolytic uremic syndrome (aHUS), two life-threatening ultra-rare disorders. As the global leader in complement inhibition, Alexion is strengthening and broadening its portfolio of complement inhibitors, including evaluating potential indications for eculizumab in additional severe and ultra-rare disorders. Alexion’s metabolic franchise includes two highly innovative enzyme replacement therapies for patients with life-threatening and ultra-rare disorders, Strensiq® (asfotase alfa) to treat patients with hypophosphatasia (HPP) and Kanuma™ (sebelipase alfa) to treat patients with lysosomal acid lipase deficiency (LAL-D). In addition, Alexion is advancing the most robust rare disease pipeline in the biotech industry, with highly innovative product candidates in multiple therapeutic areas. Further information about Alexion can be found at: www.alexion.com.
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