NOVATO, Calif., Aug. 1, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Raptor Pharmaceutical Corp. (Nasdaq:RPTP) today announced that it will release second quarter 2013 financial results after market close on Thursday, August 8, 2013. Raptor management will host a conference call and webcast at 4:30 p.m. EDT (1:30 p.m. PDT) to discuss the financial results and provide a corporate update. The live call may be accessed by dialing (800) 860-2442 for domestic callers or (412) 858-4600 for international callers. A live webcast of the conference call will be available online from the investor relations section of the company website at www.raptorpharma.com . After the call, a webcast replay will be available on the Raptor website. A telephone replay of the call will be available by dialing (877) 344-7529 for domestic callers or (412) 317-0088 for international callers, and conference number: 10032455. About Raptor Pharmaceutical Corp. Raptor Pharmaceutical Corp. is a biopharmaceutical company focused on developing and commercializing life-altering therapeutics that treat rare, debilitating and often fatal diseases. The company's first product, PROCYSBI™ (cysteamine bitartrate) delayed-release capsules, has been approved by the FDA, and recommended for marketing authorization by the European Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use (CHMP) for the management of nephropathic cystinosis, a rare metabolic lysosomal storage disease. Raptor's pipeline also includes RP103 in a Phase 2/3 trial for Huntington's disease and a Phase 2 trial in nonalcoholic fatty liver disease in children. PROCYSBI has orphan designation for nephropathic cystinosis in the U.S. and EU and RP103 has received U.S. orphan drug designation for Huntington's disease. For additional information, please visit www.raptorpharma.com .
CONTACT: Georgia Erbez Chief Financial Officer Raptor Pharmaceutical Corp. (415) 408-6231 firstname.lastname@example.org INVESTOR CONTACTS: Westwicke Partners, LLC Stefan Loren, Ph.D. Managing Director (443) 213-0507 email@example.com Robert H. Uhl Managing Director (858) 356-5932 firstname.lastname@example.org MEDIA CONTACT: Carolyn Hawley Canale Communications (619) 849-5375 email@example.com