SAN DIEGO, July 3, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Receptos, Inc. (Nasdaq:RCPT), a biopharmaceutical company developing therapeutic candidates for the treatment of immune and metabolic diseases, today announced that its Chief Financial Officer, Graham Cooper, will be presenting at the 8 th Annual JMP Securities Healthcare Conference at the St. Regis Hotel in New York City. The presentation is scheduled for Wednesday, July 10, 2013 at 10:00 a.m. Eastern Time. To listen to the live webcast or a replay of the presentation, please visit the Investor Relations section of the Company's website at www.receptos.com . A replay will be available for 7 days after the event. About Receptos Receptos is a biopharmaceutical company developing therapeutic candidates for the treatment of immune and metabolic diseases. The Company's lead program, RPC1063, is a sphingosine 1-phosphate 1 receptor (S1P1R) small molecule modulator candidate for immune indications, including relapsing multiple sclerosis (RMS) and inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). The Company is also developing RPC4046, an anti-interleukin-13 (IL-13) antibody for an allergic/immune-mediated orphan disease, eosinophilic esophagitis (EoE). Receptos has established expertise in high resolution protein crystal structure determination, biology and drug discovery for G-protein-coupled receptors (GPCRs).
CONTACT: Media and Investor Contact: Graham K. Cooper Chief Financial Officer, Receptos (858) 652-5708 firstname.lastname@example.org