Aegerion Pharmaceuticals Announces Presentation At The Cowen And Company 33rd Annual Health Care Conference

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Feb. 27, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Aegerion Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq:AEGR), an emerging biopharmaceutical company focused on the development and commercialization of novel therapeutics to treat debilitating and often fatal rare diseases, announced today that the company will participate in the Cowen and Company 33rd Annual Health Care Conference in Boston. Marc Beer, Chief Executive Officer of Aegerion, is scheduled to present on Monday, March 4, 2013 at 1:30 p.m. ET.

The presentation will be webcast live and may be accessed for up to 14 days following the conference by visiting the " Investors" section of Aegerion's website, .

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Aegerion Pharmaceuticals is a biopharmaceutical company dedicated to the development and commercialization of innovative, life-altering therapies for patients with debilitating, often fatal, rare diseases. For more information about the company, please visit .

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