PLYMOUTH, Mich.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--
Esperion Therapeutics, Inc. (ESPR), a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on developing and commercializing first-in-class, oral, low-density lipoprotein cholesterol (LDL-C) lowering therapies for the treatment of hypercholesterolemia, today announced that it will host a conference call and webcast to provide program development updates and discuss financial results for the fourth quarter and full year ended Dec. 31, 2013. The webcast will take place following NASDAQ Market close on Wednesday, March 5, 2014 at 4:30 p.m. Eastern Time.
The call can be accessed by dialing (877) 312-7508 (domestic) or (253) 237-1184 (international) five minutes prior to the start of the call and providing access code 56291756. A live, listen-only webcast of the conference call can be accessed on the investor relations section of the Esperion website at www.esperion.com/events. A webcast replay of the call will be available approximately two hours after completion of the call and will be archived on the company's website for two weeks.
About Esperion Therapeutics
Esperion Therapeutics, Inc. is a clinical stage biopharmaceutical company focused on developing and commercializing first-in-class, oral, low-density lipoprotein cholesterol (LDL-C) lowering therapies for the treatment of patients with hypercholesterolemia and other cardiometabolic risk markers. ETC-1002, Esperion's lead product candidate, is a unique, first-in-class, orally available, once-daily small molecule designed to lower LDL-C levels and avoid the side effects associated with LDL-C lowering therapies currently available. ETC-1002 is being developed primarily for patients intolerant of statins with elevated levels of LDL-C. Phase 2b clinical trials for ETC-1002 are currently underway and build upon a successful and comprehensive Phase 1 and Phase 2 program. For more information, please visit www.esperion.com.
Forward Looking Statements
This press release contains forward-looking statements that are made pursuant to the safe harbor provisions of the federal securities laws, including statements regarding the therapeutic potential of ETC-1002. Any statements contained in this press release that are not statements of historical fact may be deemed to be forward-looking statements. Forward-looking statements involve risks and uncertainties that could cause Esperion's actual results to differ significantly from those projected, including, without limitation, the risk that unanticipated developments could interfere with the development (and commercialization) of ETC-1002, as well as other risks detailed in Esperion's filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission, including our Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on November 6, 2013. You are cautioned not to place undue reliance on the forward-looking statements, which speak only as of the date of this release. Esperion disclaims any obligation or undertaking to update or revise any forward-looking statements contained in this press release, other than to the extent required by law.
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