SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Oct. 31, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Rigel Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq:RIGL) today announced that it will report its third quarter financial results after market close on Tuesday, November 7, 2017. Rigel senior management will follow the announcement with a live conference call and webcast at 5:00pm Eastern Time ( 2:00pm Pacific Time) to discuss the financial results and provide a company update. Participants can access the live conference call by dialing 855-892-1489 (domestic) or 720-634-2939 (international) and using the Conference ID number 4894258. The conference call will also be webcast live and can be accessed from Rigel's website at www.rigel.com. The webcast will be archived and available for replay after the call via the Rigel website. About Rigel ( www.rigel.com) Rigel Pharmaceuticals, Inc. is a biotechnology company dedicated to discovering, developing and providing novel small molecule drugs that significantly improve the lives of patients with immune and hematological disorders, cancer and rare diseases. Rigel's pioneering research focuses on signaling pathways that are critical to disease mechanisms. The company's current clinical programs include clinical trials of fostamatinib, an oral spleen tyrosine kinase (SYK) inhibitor, in a number of indications. Rigel has submitted, and the FDA has accepted for review, an NDA for fostamatinib in patients with chronic or persistent immune thrombocytopenia (ITP). In addition, Rigel has product candidates in development with partners BerGenBio AS, Daiichi Sankyo and Aclaris Therapeutics. Contact: Ryan Maynard Phone: 650.624.1284Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Media Contact: Jessica Daitch, Inventiv Health PR GroupPhone: 917.816.6712 Email: Jessica.email@example.com View original content: http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/rigel-announces-conference-call-and-webcast-to-report-third-quarter-2017-financial-results-300546158.html SOURCE Rigel Pharmaceuticals, Inc.