Targacept to Present at the 13th Annual Needham Healthcare Conference

2014 Annual Needham Healthcare Conference

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C.--()--Targacept, Inc. (NASDAQ: TRGT), a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company developing novel NNR Therapeutics™, today announced that Dr. Stephen A. Hill, President and Chief Executive Officer, is scheduled to present at the 13th Annual Needham Healthcare Conference at the Westin New York Grand Central Hotel in New York City on Wednesday, April 9, 2014 at 1:40 p.m. Eastern Time.

The presentation will be webcast and accessible from the Investor Relations page of Targacept’s website, www.targacept.com. To ensure a timely connection to the webcast, it is recommended that users register at least 15 minutes prior to the scheduled start time. An archived version of the webcast may be replayed for at least two weeks following the event by accessing the Investor Calendar section of the Investor Relations page.

About Targacept

Targacept is developing an advanced clinical pipeline of NNR Therapeutics to treat patients suffering from serious nervous system and gastrointestinal/genitourinary diseases and disorders. Many diseases arise from abnormalities in signaling within and between the brain and other organ systems such as the bladder and the GI tract. Targacept’s NNR Therapeuticshave the potential to normalize these signaling pathways to provide significant medical benefit. Targacept is dedicated to building health and restoring independence for patients. For more information, please visit www.targacept.com.

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Targacept, Inc.
Alan Musso, SVP, Finance and Administration and CFO
336-480-2186
alan.musso@targacept.com

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Contacts

Targacept, Inc.
Alan Musso, SVP, Finance and Administration and CFO
336-480-2186
alan.musso@targacept.com