BioCryst To Present At The Piper Jaffray Healthcare Conference November 30

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C., Nov. 17, 2016 (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 28 th Annual Piper Jaffray Healthcare Conference in New York on Wednesday, November 30 th at 8:30 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 http://investor.shareholder.com/biocryst/events.cfm.

About BioCryst Pharmaceuticals

BioCryst Pharmaceuticals designs, optimizes and develops novel small molecule drugs that block key enzymes involved in rare diseases.  BioCryst currently has several ongoing development programs: BCX7353 and second generation oral inhibitors of plasma kallikrein for hereditary angioedema, and galidesivir, (formerly BCX4430), a broad spectrum viral RNA polymerase inhibitor that is a potential treatment for filoviruses. RAPIVAB ® (peramivir injection), a viral neuraminidase inhibitor for the treatment of influenza, is BioCryst's first approved product and is currently marketed in the U.S., Japan, Taiwan and Korea. Post-marketing commitment development activities are ongoing, as well as activities to support regulatory approvals in other territories.  For more information, please visit the Company's website at www.BioCryst.com.

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 http://investor.shareholder.com/biocryst/sec.cfm.

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

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