VANCOUVER, British Columbia, March 4, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Tekmira Pharmaceuticals Corporation (Nasdaq:TKMR) (TSX:TKM), a leading developer of RNA interference (RNAi) therapeutics, announced that it will hold a conference call and webcast on Thursday, March 6, 2014 at 1:30 pm Pacific Time (4:30 pm Eastern Time) to provide a corporate update and report 2013 year-end financial results.

Conference Call and Webcast Information

A live webcast of the call can be accessed through the Investor section of Tekmira's website at www.tekmirapharm.com. Or, alternatively, to dial into the conference call, please call 914-495-8556 or 1-866-393-1607.

An archived webcast of this conference call will be available on the Tekmira website approximately two hours after the event. Or alternatively, you may access a replay of the conference call available until March 9, 2014 by calling 404-537-3406 or 1-855-859-2056 and referencing conference ID 6993448.

About Tekmira

Tekmira Pharmaceuticals Corporation is a biopharmaceutical company focused on advancing novel RNAi therapeutics and providing its leading lipid nanoparticle delivery technology to pharmaceutical partners. Tekmira has been working in the field of nucleic acid delivery for over a decade and has broad intellectual property covering LNPs. Further information about Tekmira can be found at www.tekmirapharm.com. Tekmira is based in Vancouver, B.C.
CONTACT: Investors         Jodi Regts         Director, Investor Relations         Phone: 604-419-3234         Email: jregts@tekmirapharm.com                  Media         David Ryan         Longview Communications Inc.         Phone: 416-649-8007         Email: dryan@longviewcomms.ca

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