NPS Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: NPSP) will present at the 31 st Annual J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference in San Francisco Wednesday, January 9, 2013 at 9:00 a.m. PT. 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 focused on bringing orphan products to patients with rare disorders and few, if any, therapeutic options. The company’s lead product, Gattex ® 0.05 mg/kg/d (Teduglutide [rDNA origin]) for Injection, for subcutaneous use is FDA-approved for the treatment of adult patients with short bowel syndrome (SBS) who are dependent on parenteral support. NPS is also developing Natpara ® (rhPTH[1-84]) for the treatment of adult hypoparathyroidism and expects to submit its Biologic License Application (BLA) to the FDA in mid-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 with hypercalciuria (ADHH). NPS complements its proprietary programs with a royalty-based portfolio of products and product candidates that includes agreements with Amgen, GlaxoSmithKline, Janssen Pharmaceuticals, Kyowa Hakko Kirin, and Takeda GmbH.