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Raptor Pharmaceutical to Present at Upcoming Investor Conference

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NOVATO, Calif., June 12, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Raptor Pharmaceutical Corp. (Nasdaq:RPTP) today announced that Julie Anne Smith, executive vice president, strategy and chief operating officer of Raptor, will present an overview of the company at the Wells Fargo Health Care Conference in Boston. Raptor's presentation will take place on Wednesday, June 19, 2013 beginning at 3:00 p.m. EDT/12:00 p.m. PDT.

A live audio webcast and archive of the presentation will be available on the company website at www.raptorpharma.com.

About Raptor Pharmaceutical Corp.

Raptor Pharmaceutical Corp. is a biopharmaceutical company focused on developing and commercializing life-altering therapeutics that treat rare, debilitating and often fatal diseases. The company's first product, PROCYSBI™ (cysteamine bitartrate) delayed-release capsules, has been approved by the FDA and is currently being reviewed by the European Medicines Agency as a potential new treatment for nephropathic cystinosis, a rare metabolic lysosomal storage disease. Raptor's pipeline also includes RP103 in a Phase 2/3 trial for Huntington's disease and a Phase 2 trial in nonalcoholic fatty liver disease in children. For additional information, please visit www.raptorpharma.com.

CONTACT: Georgia Erbez Chief Financial Officer Raptor Pharmaceutical Corp. (415) 382-8111 x204 gerbez@raptorpharma.com INVESTOR CONTACTS: Westwicke Partners, LLC Stefan Loren, Ph.D. Managing Director (443) 213-0507 sloren@westwicke.com Robert H. Uhl Managing Director (858) 356-5932 robert.uhl@westwicke.com MEDIA CONTACT: Carolyn Hawley Canale Communications (619) 849-5375 carolyn@canalecomm.com

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