Intercept to Present at the J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference Print E-mail
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Friday, 10 January 2014 12:30

NEW YORK--Intercept Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq:ICPT) (Intercept), a clinical stage biopharmaceutical company focused on the development and commercialization of novel bile acid therapeutics to treat chronic liver and intestinal diseases, today announced that Mark Pruzanski, M.D., President and Chief Executive Officer, will present at the 32nd Annual J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference in San Francisco on Wednesday, January 15, 2014 at 7:30 a.m. Pacific Time (10:30 a.m. Eastern Time).

A live webcast of the company's presentation will be available on the "Events" section of Intercept's investor website at http://ir.interceptpharma.com. A replay of the presentation will also be archived and available on Intercept's website for 2 weeks.

About Intercept

Intercept is a biopharmaceutical company focused on the development and commercialization of novel therapeutics to treat orphan and more prevalent liver diseases utilizing its expertise in bile acid chemistry. The company's lead product candidate, obeticholic acid (OCA), is a bile acid analog and

first-in-class agonist of the farnesoid X receptor (FXR). OCA is being developed for a variety of chronic liver diseases including primary biliary cirrhosis (PBC), nonalcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH), portal hypertension, bile acid diarrhea and

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primary sclerosing cholangitis (PSC). OCA has received orphan drug designation in both the United States and
Europe for the treatment of PBC and PSC. Intercept owns worldwide rights to OCA outside of Japan and China, where it has out-licensed the product candidate to Dainippon Sumitomo Pharma. For more information about Intercept, please visit the Company's website at: www.interceptpharma.com.

CONTACT: Barbara Duncan          Senthil Sundaram          Intercept Pharmaceuticals          1-646-747-1000



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