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BioCryst to Announce Fourth Quarter and Year End 2016 Financial Results February 27

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C., Feb. 15, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- BioCryst Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:BCRX) announced today that its fourth quarter and full year 2016 financial results will be released on Monday, February 27, 2017. BioCryst will host a conference call and webcast at 9:00 a.m. Eastern Time to discuss financial results and to provide an update regarding the Company’s clinical development programs. The call will be led by Jon P. Stonehouse, President and Chief Executive Officer, Thomas R. Staab, II, Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer and Dr. William P. Sheridan, Senior Vice President and Chief Medical Officer.

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 currently has several ongoing development programs: BCX7353 and second generation oral inhibitors of plasma kallikrein for hereditary angioedema, and galidesivir, a broad spectrum viral RNA polymerase inhibitor that is a potential treatment for filoviruses. Peramivir, a viral neuraminidase inhibitor, is approved for the treatment of influenza, in the U.S., Canada, Japan, Taiwan and Korea. Post-marketing commitment development activities are ongoing, as well as other activities to support additional peramivir regulatory approvals. For more information, please visit the Company's website at www.BioCryst.com.

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

Source:BioCryst Pharmaceuticals