CRANBURY, N.J., Sept. 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Amicus Therapeutics (Nasdaq: FOLD), today announced that President and Chief Executive Officer John F. Crowley will make a presentation at the UBS Global Life Sciences Conference on Wednesday, September 24, 2008, at 10:30 a.m. EDT in New York.
An audio webcast of the presentation will be available at the Amicus Web site at http://www.amicustherapeutics.com. Participants should allow approximately five to ten minutes prior to the presentation's start time to visit the site and download any streaming media software needed to listen to the webcast. An audio replay of the webcast will also be available on the Company's Web site for 30 days until October 24, 2008.
About Amicus Therapeutics
Amicus Therapeutics is a biopharmaceutical company developing novel, oral therapeutics known as pharmacological chaperones for the treatment of a range of human genetic diseases. Pharmacological chaperone technology involves the use of small molecules that selectively bind to and stabilize proteins in cells, leading to improved protein folding and trafficking, and increased activity. Amicus is initially targeting lysosomal storage disorders, which are severe, chronic genetic diseases with unmet medical needs. Amicus has completed Phase 2 clinical trials of Amigal for the treatment of Fabry disease and is conducting Phase 2 clinical trials of Plicera for the treatment of Gaucher disease and AT2220 for the treatment of Pompe disease.
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