BIRMINGHAM, Ala., Feb. 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- BioCryst Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: BCRX) today announced that Jon P. Stonehouse, President and Chief Executive Officer of BioCryst, plans to provide a corporate summary and updates regarding its clinical programs for peramivir, forodesine and BCX4208 at the 12th Annual BIO CEO & Investor Conference in New York on February 8, 2010 at 10:30 a.m. Eastern Time.
Links to a live audio Web cast and replay of the presentation may be accessed on the BioCryst Web site at www.biocryst.com.
BioCryst Pharmaceuticals designs, optimizes and develops novel small-molecule pharmaceuticals that block key enzymes involved in infectious diseases, cancer and inflammatory diseases. BioCryst has progressed two novel compounds into late-stage pivotal clinical trials; peramivir, an anti-viral for influenza, and forodesine, a purine nucleoside phosphorylase (PNP) inhibitor for cutaneous T-cell lymphoma (CTCL). Utilizing crystallography and structure-based drug design, BioCryst continues to discover additional compounds and to progress others through pre-clinical and early development to address the unmet medical needs of patients and physicians. For more information, please visit the Company's Web site at
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