RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C., Feb. 20, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- BioCryst Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq:BCRX) today announced that executives from BioCryst are scheduled to provide a corporate update regarding the Company's clinical programs at the following investor conferences:
  • The Cowen and Company 34th Annual Health Care Conference in Boston on Monday, March 3, 2014 at 2:10 p.m. Eastern Time  
  • The 26th Annual ROTH Conference in Laguna Niguel on Monday, March 10, 2014 at 4:30 p.m. Pacific Time  
  • The Barclays Global Healthcare Conference in Miami on Wednesday, March 12, 2014 at 10:30 a.m. Eastern Time

Links to a live audio webcast and replay of these presentations may be accessed on the BioCryst website events page at

About BioCryst Pharmaceuticals

BioCryst Pharmaceuticals designs, optimizes and develops novel small molecule drugs that block key enzymes involved in infectious and inflammatory diseases, with the goal of addressing unmet medical needs of patients and physicians. BioCryst's core development programs include BCX4161 and a next generation oral inhibitor of plasma kallikrein for hereditary angioedema; peramivir, a viral neuraminidase inhibitor for the treatment of influenza; and BCX4430, a broad spectrum antiviral for hemorrhagic fevers. For more information, please visit the Company's website at

This press release contains forward-looking statements, including statements regarding future results and achievements. These statements involve known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors which may cause our actual results, performance or achievements to be materially different from any future results, performances or achievements expressed or implied by the forward-looking statements. Please refer to the documents BioCryst files periodically with the SEC and located at

CONTACT: Robert Bennett, BioCryst Pharmaceuticals         +1-919-859-7910

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