PALO ALTO, Calif., Aug. 5, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Eiger BioPharmaceuticals, Inc. (EIGR), focused on the development and commercialization of targeted therapies for serious rare and ultra-rare diseases, today announced that management will participate in two upcoming investor conferences in August.
- BTIG Biotechnology Conference at St. Regis Hotel in New York City. Eiger will host one-on-one meetings.
- 2019 Wedbush PacGrow Healthcare Conference at Parker New York Hotel in New York City. Eiger will present a corporate update with a live webcast on August 13, 3:05-3:35 PM ET. Eiger will host one-on-one meetings.
The live webcast of the Wedbush presentation will be available on the Eiger BioPharmaceuticals website at www.eigerbio.com under the "Investors" tab. A replay of the webcast will be available approximately one hour following the live event.
Eiger is a late-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on the development and commercialization of a pipeline of first-in-class, well-characterized drugs for serious rare and ultra-rare diseases for patients with high unmet medical needs and for which no approved therapies exist.
The Company's lead program is in Phase 3, developing lonafarnib, a first-in-class prenylation inhibitor for the treatment of Hepatitis Delta Virus (HDV) infection. The company is also advancing peginterferon lambda, a first-in-class interferon, toward a Phase 3 study for the treatment of HDV. Eiger is preparing an NDA and MAA for lonafarnib to treat Hutchinson-Gilford Progeria Syndrome (HGPS or Progeria) and Progeroid Laminopathies with plans to file in 2019. For additional information about Eiger and its clinical programs, please visit www.eigerbio.com.
Investors: Ingrid Choong, PhD
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