NOVATO, Calif., Nov. 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- BioMarin Pharmaceutical Inc. today announced that Jean-Jacques Bienaime, Chief Executive Officer of BioMarin, will present a company update at the Credit Suisse 2008 Annual Healthcare Conference in Phoenix, Arizona on Wednesday, November 12, 2008 at 10:30 a.m. MST.
Interested parties may access a live audio webcast of the conference call via the investor section of the BioMarin website, http://www.BMRN.com. A replay of the call will be archived on the site for one week following the call.
BioMarin develops and commercializes innovative biopharmaceuticals for serious diseases and medical conditions. The company's product portfolio comprises three approved products and multiple clinical and preclinical product candidates. Approved products include Naglazyme(R) (galsulfase) for mucopolysaccharidosis VI (MPS VI), a product wholly developed and commercialized by BioMarin; Aldurazyme(R) (laronidase) for mucopolysaccharidosis I (MPS I), a product which BioMarin developed through a 50/50 joint venture with Genzyme Corporation; and Kuvan(R) (sapropterin dihydrochloride) Tablets, a product for the treatment of phenylketonuria (PKU), developed in partnership with Merck Serono, a division of Merck KGaA of Darmstadt, Germany. Other product candidates include 6R-BH4 for cardiovascular indications, which is currently in Phase 2 clinical development for the treatment of peripheral arterial disease and sickle cell disease, and PEG-PAL (PEGylated recombinant phenylalanine ammonia lyase), which is currently in Phase 1 clinical development for the treatment of PKU. For additional information, please visit http://www.BMRN.com. Information on BioMarin's website is not incorporated by reference into this press release.
BioMarin(R), Naglazyme(R) and Kuvan(R) are registered trademarks of BioMarin Pharmaceutical Inc.
CONTACT: investors, Eugenia Shen, +1-415-506-6570, or media, Susan Berg,
+1-415-506-6594, both of BioMarin Pharmaceutical Inc.
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