CRANBURY, N.J., Feb. 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Amicus Therapeutics Inc. (Nasdaq: FOLD), today announced that John F. Crowley, President and Chief Executive Officer, will present a corporate update at the Merrill Lynch Global Pharmaceutical, Biotechnology & Medical Device Conference in New York, NY on Thursday, February 7, 2008 at 11:40 am (Eastern Standard Time) at the Grand Hyatt Hotel.
The presentation will be webcast live and may be accessed by visiting Amicus' website at http://www.amicustherapeutics.com. A replay of the webcast will also be available on the Company's website until February 22, 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(TM) for the treatment of Gaucher disease. The Company has completed Phase 1 clinical trials of AT2220 for the treatment of Pompe disease.
Amicus cautions you that statements included in this press release that
are not a description of historical facts are "forward-looking statements"
within the meaning of Section 21E of the Private Securities L
|SOURCE Amicus Therapeutics Inc.|
Copyright©2008 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved