Ultragenyx to Present at the Cowen and Company 33rd Annual Health Care Conference

NOVATO, Calif., March 4, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Ultragenyx Pharmaceutical Inc., a biotechnology company, today announced that Shalini Sharp, the company's Chief Financial Officer, will be presenting at the Cowen and Company 33rd Annual Healthcare Conference on Wednesday, March 6, 2013 at 8:30am Eastern Time. The presentation will be held in the MIT Conference Room at the Boston Marriott Copley Place in Boston, MA.

About Ultragenyx

Ultragenyx is a privately held, development-stage biotechnology company committed to bringing to market life-transforming therapeutics for patients with rare and ultra-rare metabolic genetic diseases. The company focuses on diseases for which the unmet medical need is high, the biology for treatment is clear, and for which there are no effective treatments.

The company is led by a management team experienced in the development and commercialization of rare disease therapeutics. Ultragenyx' 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. For Media, Bee Nguyen For Investors, Shalini Sharp 415-483-8800Source:Ultragenyx Pharmaceutical Inc.