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Ultragenyx to Present Phase 3 Data for Recombinant Human Beta-Glucuronidase in Mucopolysaccharidosis Type 7 (MPS 7) at 14th International Symposium on MPS and Related Diseases

NOVATO, Calif., July 13, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Ultragenyx Pharmaceutical Inc. (NASDAQ:RARE), a biopharmaceutical company focused on the development of novel products for rare and ultra-rare diseases, today announced that data from the pivotal Phase 3 study of recombinant human beta-glucuronidase (rhGUS, UX003), an investigational therapy for the treatment of Mucopolysaccharidosis 7 (MPS 7, Sly syndrome), will be presented at the 14th International Symposium on MPS and Related Diseases, taking place July 14-17 in Bonn, Germany.

Ultragenyx will host a conference call on Thursday, July 14 at 5pm ET, during which Dr. Kakkis will discuss the data being presented at the MPS Symposium. The live and replayed webcast of the call will be available through the company's website at http://ir.ultragenyx.com/events.cfm. To participate in the live call by phone, dial 855-797-6910 (USA) or 262-912-6260 (international) and enter the passcode 49849638. The replay of the call will be available for one year.

About Ultragenyx

Ultragenyx is a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company committed to bringing to market novel products for the treatment of rare and ultra-rare diseases, with a focus on serious, debilitating genetic diseases. Founded in 2010, the company has rapidly built a diverse portfolio of product candidates with the potential to address diseases for which the unmet medical need is high, the biology for treatment is clear, and for which there are no approved therapies.

The company is led by a management team experienced in the development and commercialization of rare disease therapeutics. Ultragenyx’s strategy is predicated upon time and cost-efficient drug development, with the goal of delivering safe and effective therapies to patients with the utmost urgency.

For more information on Ultragenyx, please visit the company’s website at www.ultragenyx.com.

Contact Ultragenyx Pharmaceutical Inc. Investors & Media Ryan Martins 844-758-7273

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