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Questcor Honored as an "Everyday Hero" by NephCure Foundation
Date:11/22/2013

ANAHEIM, Calif., Nov. 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Questcor Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: QCOR) today announced that the company has been recognized with an "Everyday Hero" award from the NephCure Foundation for its "tireless efforts" to advance science and research in the field of nephrology and to also promote educational efforts related to the treatment of proteinuria in patients with kidney disease who are suffering from nephrotic syndrome.  The NephCure Foundation is a charity organization committed exclusively to supporting research seeking the cause of the potentially debilitating kidney disease Focal Segmental Glomerulosclerosis (FSGS) and Nephrotic Syndrome, improving treatment and finding a cure.

"Questcor is honored to have received this recognition from NephCure," said Steve Cartt, Chief Operating Officer of Questcor. "We feel strongly about supporting research and educational initiatives that will positively impact patients with kidney disease and the nephrology community as a whole.  Our flagship product, Acthar, is an FDA-approved prescription medication that is used by an increasing number of nephrologists to induce remission of proteinuria in patients who are suffering from certain types of nephrotic syndrome.  We are proud to support the nephrology community through the funding of research, education and other important initiatives."

Henry Brehm, executive director of NephCure, said the organization decided to recognize Questcor because of its support for a patient population that has a significant unmet need.  "Questcor has proven through its actions that it is committed to education, assistance and research that strive to improve the quality of life for patients suffering from nephrotic syndrome, until a cure can be found.  We applaud their dedi
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