NOVATO, Calif., Aug. 6, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Raptor Pharmaceutical Corp. (Nasdaq:RPTP) today announced that company management will present at the Canaccord Genuity Annual Growth Conference in Boston on Wednesday, August 13, 2014 at 5:00 p.m. EDT/2:00 p.m. PDT. Georgia Erbez, CFO of Raptor, will present an update on the company's commercial activities and clinical programs. A live audio webcast and archive of the presentation will be available on the company website at www.raptorpharma.com . About Raptor Pharmaceutical Raptor Pharmaceutical Corp. is a global biopharmaceutical company focused on the development and commercialization of life-altering therapeutics that treat rare, debilitating and often fatal diseases. The company is engaged in multiple therapeutic areas such as nephropathic cystinosis, Huntington's disease (HD), nonalcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH), Leigh syndrome and other mitochondrial diseases. With an approved product in the U.S. and EU, Raptor also holds several orphan drug designations, including exclusivity for nephropathic cystinosis in the U.S. and EU, and orphan drug designation for HD in the U.S. and EU. A request for orphan designation for Leigh syndrome has been submitted to the FDA. Raptor holds intellectual property for the use of cysteamine in HD and other neurodegenerative disorders including Parkinson's disease and Rett syndrome. For additional information, please visit www.raptorpharma.com .
CONTACT: Georgia Erbez Chief Financial Officer Raptor Pharmaceutical Corp. (415) 408-6200 INVESTOR CONTACT: Westwicke Partners, LLC Robert H. Uhl Managing Director (858) 356-5932 email@example.com MEDIA CONTACT: Carolyn Hawley Canale Communications (619) 849-5375 firstname.lastname@example.org