NPS Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: NPSP) will present at the BioCentury 20 th Annual NewsMakers in the Biotech Industry Conference in New York on Friday, September 27, 2013 at 8:30 a.m. ET. The presentation will be available as a live webcast with a replay available approximately three hours after the presentation has concluded. Interested parties may access the webcast from the investors’ calendar of events page on the NPS website at http://www.npsp.com/calendar.
About NPS Pharmaceuticals
NPS Pharmaceuticals is a biopharmaceutical company pioneering and delivering therapies that transform the lives of patients with rare diseases worldwide. The company’s lead product, Gattex
® (ex-U.S.) (teduglutide [rDNA origin]) for injection is approved for adult Short Bowel Syndrome (SBS) patients who are dependent on parenteral support. NPS has also developed Natpara
® (rhPTH [1-84]) for the treatment of adult hypoparathyroidism and expects to submit its marketing application to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration in the fourth quarter of 2013. NPS's earlier stage pipeline includes two calcilytic compounds, NPSP790 and NPSP795, with potential application in rare disorders involving increased calcium receptor activity, such as autosomal dominant hypocalcemia (ADH). NPS complements its proprietary programs with a royalty-based portfolio of products and product candidates that includes agreements with Amgen, GlaxoSmithKline, Janssen Pharmaceuticals, and Kyowa Hakko Kirin.