PLYMOUTH, Mich., Jan. 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Esperion Therapeutics, the leading developer of small molecule therapies for the treatment of cardiometabolic disorders, today announced that company founder Roger Newton, Ph.D., will present at the 31 st Annual J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference in San Francisco. Dr. Newton's presentation will take place on Tuesday, January 8, at 3 PM PST in Elizabethan C/D Room 120 of the Westin St. Francis Hotel. About Esperion TherapeuticsEsperion Therapeutics, Inc. discovers and develops novel therapies for the treatment of cardiometabolic diseases. The company's lead product candidate, ETC-1002, is an AMP kinase activator and ATP citrate lyase inhibitor that is being evaluated in multiple Phase 2 clinical trials for the treatment of hypercholesterolemia and other cardiometabolic risk factors. Esperion intends to commercialize innovative, first-in-class therapies focused on enhancing lipid regulation, addressing statin intolerance and improving overall cardiometabolic health. For more information, please visit www.esperion.com. SOURCE Esperion Therapeutics, Inc.