RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--BioCryst Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:BCRX) today announced that Jon Stonehouse, President and Chief Executive Officer of BioCryst is scheduled to present and provide a corporate summary and update regarding the Company at the 31st annual J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference in San Francisco on Thursday, January 10, 2012 at 10:30 a.m. Pacific Time.
Links to a live audio webcast and replay of the presentation 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 infectious and inflammatory diseases, with the goal of addressing unmet medical needs of patients and physicians. BioCryst currently has two late-stage development programs: peramivir, a viral neuraminidase inhibitor for the treatment of influenza, and ulodesine, a purine nucleoside phosphorylase (PNP) inhibitor for the treatment of gout. In addition, BioCryst has several early-stage programs: BCX4161 and a next generation oral inhibitor of plasma kallikrein for hereditary angioedema, BCX4430, a broad spectrum antiviral for hemorrhagic fevers, and BCX5191, a nucleoside analog inhibitor of HCV RNA polymerase (NS5B) for hepatitis C. For more information, please visit the Company's website at www.BioCryst.com.
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