Aegerion Pharmaceuticals Announces Presentation at the Bank of America Merrill Lynch 2013 Healthcare Conference

Fri May 3, 2013 8:00am EDT

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CAMBRIDGE, Mass., May 3, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Aegerion Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq:AEGR), an emerging biopharmaceutical company focused on the development and commercialization of novel therapeutics to treat debilitating and often fatal rare diseases, announced today that the company will participate in the Bank of America Merrill Lynch 2013 Healthcare Conference. Marc Beer, Chief Executive Officer of Aegerion, is scheduled to present on Wednesday, May 15, 2013 at 5:00 p.m. PT.

The presentation will be webcast live and may be accessed for up to 30 days following the conference by visiting the "Investors" section of Aegerion's website, www.aegerion.com.

About Aegerion Pharmaceuticals

Aegerion Pharmaceuticals is a biopharmaceutical company dedicated to the development and commercialization of innovative, life-altering therapies for patients with debilitating, often fatal, rare diseases. For more information about the company, please visit www.aegerion.com.

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