SAN RAFAEL, Calif., Sept. 23, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- BioMarin Pharmaceutical Inc. (Nasdaq:BMRN) today announced that Dan Spiegelman, Chief Financial Officer at BioMarin, will present a company update at the NewsMakers in the Biotech Industry Conference in New York on Friday, September 27, 2013 at 9:30 a.m. ET. Interested parties may access a live audio webcast of the conference call via the investor section of the BioMarin website, www.BMRN.com. A replay of the call will be archived on the site for at least one week following the call. About BioMarin BioMarin develops and commercializes innovative biopharmaceuticals for serious diseases and medical conditions. The company's product portfolio comprises four approved products and multiple clinical and pre-clinical product candidates. Approved products include Naglazyme® (galsulfase) for mucopolysaccharidosis VI (MPS VI), a product wholly developed and commercialized by BioMarin; Aldurazyme® (laronidase) for mucopolysaccharidosis I (MPS I), a product which BioMarin developed through a 50/50 joint venture with Genzyme Corporation; Kuvan® (sapropterin dihydrochloride) Tablets, for phenylketonuria (PKU), developed in partnership with Merck Serono, a division of Merck KGaA of Darmstadt, Germany; and Firdapse™ (amifampridine), which has been approved by the European Commission for the treatment of Lambert Eaton Myasthenic Syndrome (LEMS). Product candidates include BMN 110 (N-acetylgalactosamine 6-sulfatase), formally referred to as GALNS, which successfully completed Phase III clinical development for the treatment of MPS IVA, PEG-PAL (PEGylated recombinant phenylalanine ammonia lyase), which is currently in Phase III clinical development for the treatment of PKU, BMN 701, a novel fusion protein of insulin-like growth factor 2 and acid alpha glucosidase (IGF2-GAA), which is currently in Phase I/II clinical development for the treatment of Pompe disease, BMN 673, a poly ADP-ribose polymerase (PARP) inhibitor, which is currently in Phase III clinical development for the treatment of genetically-defined cancers, BMN 111, a modified C-natriuretic peptide, which is currently in Phase I clinical development for the treatment of achondroplasia, and BMN 190, a recombinant human tripeptidyl peptidase 1 (rhTPP1), which is currently in Phase 1/2 development for the treatment of neuronal ceroid lipofuscinosis Type 2 disease. For additional information, please visit www.BMRN.com. Information on BioMarin's website is not incorporated by reference into this press release. BioMarin ®, Naglazyme ®, Kuvan ® and Firdapse™ are registered trademarks of BioMarin Pharmaceutical Inc. Aldurazyme ® is a registered trademark of BioMarin/Genzyme LLC.
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