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La Jolla Pharmaceutical Company to Provide Corporate Overview at the 2014 BIO International Convention

Companies mentioned in this article: La Jolla Pharmaceutical Company

SAN DIEGO -- (BUSINESS WIRE) -- La Jolla Pharmaceutical Company (Nasdaq: LJPC) (the “Company” or “La Jolla”), a leader in the development of therapeutics targeting significant unmet life-threatening diseases, today announced that George Tidmarsh, MD, Ph.D., President and Chief Executive Officer, will provide a corporate overview at the 2014 BIO International Convention, taking place June 23-26 in San Diego, California.

2014 BIO International Convention

Date: Thursday, June 26, 2014

Time: 11:30am Pacific Time

Location: Mission Beach Room @ The San Diego Convention Center

About La Jolla Pharmaceutical Company

La Jolla Pharmaceutical Company is a biopharmaceutical company focused on the discovery, development and commercialization of innovative therapeutics for chronic organ failure and cancer. GCS-100, the Company's lead product candidate, is a first-in-class inhibitor of galectin-3, a novel molecular target implicated in chronic organ failure and cancer. GCS-100 currently is in Phase 2 clinical development for chronic kidney disease (CKD). LJPC-501, the Company’s second product candidate, is a natural peptide for the potential treatment of hepatorenal syndrome. LJPC-401, the Company’s third product candidate, is a natural peptide for the potential treatment of iron overload. For more information on the Company, please visit http://www.ljpc.com.


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Contact:

La Jolla Pharmaceutical Company
George F. Tidmarsh, M.D., Ph.D.
President & Chief Executive Officer
858-207-4264
GTidmarsh@ljpc.com
and
Chester S. Zygmont, III
Director of Finance
858-207-4262
czygmont@ljpc.com