Aegerion Pharmaceuticals, Inc. [AEGR] To Ring The NASDAQ Stock Market Closing Bell

ADVISORY, Jan. 22, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --

What:

Aegerion Pharmaceuticals, Inc. [AEGR], a biopharmaceutical company dedicated to the development and commercialization of innovative, life-altering therapies for patients with debilitating and often fatal rare diseases, will visit the NASDAQ MarketSite in Times Square to commemorate the recent FDA approval of its first drug, JUXTAPID™, for the treatment of homozygous familial hypercholesterolemia (HoFH).

In honor of the occasion, Marc Beer, CEO will ring the Closing Bell.

Where:

NASDAQ MarketSite – 4 Times Square – 43 rd & Broadway – Broadcast Studio

When:

Wednesday, January 23, 2013 – 3:45 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. ET      

Contact : Michael Lawless (857) 242-5028 mlawless@aegerion.com

NASDAQ MarketSite: Jen Knapp (212) 401-8916 Jennifer.knapp@nasdaqomx.com

Feed Information: *As of January 7, 2013 the Ceremony feeds will be in HD 1080i.

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Webcast:

A live webcast of the NASDAQ Closing Bell will be available at:  http://www.nasdaq.com/about/marketsitetowervideo.asx.

Photos:

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About Aegerion Pharmaceuticals, Inc. [AEGR]:

Aegerion Pharmaceuticals is a biopharmaceutical company dedicated to the development and commercialization of innovative, life-altering therapies for patients with debilitating and often fatal rare diseases. Aegerion's first approved product, JUXTAPID™, is an oral once-daily capsule that offers a new treatment option to patients with homozygous familial hypercholesterolemia (HoFH) – a severe lipid disorder. For more information about the company, please visit www.aegerion.com.

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