VICTORIA, British Columbia, June 18, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Aurinia Pharmaceuticals, Inc., (TSX:AUP) today announced that its President and Chief Executive Officer, Stephen Zaruby, will present a corporate overview of the company at the Bloom Burton & Co. Healthcare Investor Conference, taking place today, June 18th in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
|Aurinia Pharmaceuticals Presentation Details|
|Date:||Wednesday, June 18, 2014|
|Location:||Toronto Board of Trade, 1 First Canadian Place|
|Toronto, Ontario, M5X 1C1|
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Aurinia is a clinical stage pharmaceutical company focused on the global nephrology market. Its lead drug, voclosporin, is a novel calcineurin inhibitor. Aurinia's management team includes members from both Zymogenetics (acquired by Bristol-Meyers Squibb for $885 million in 2010 and Aspreva Pharmaceuticals ("Aspreva) (acquired by Galenica for C$915 million in 2008). While at Aspreva, this management team executed one of the largest and most important lupus nephritis studies ever conducted, called the Aspreva Lupus Management Study ("ALMS"), which resulted in the emergence of mycophenolate mofetil as a new standard treatment for patients suffering from this devastating and potentially fatal disease. Aurinia holds global rights to all indications for voclosporin and has development and commercialization partners in Canada, Israel, South Africa and Greater China. In addition, Aurinia holds certain rights to exploit the ALMS database. More information is available at www.auriniapharma.com.
Company Contact: Stephen Zaruby President & CEO 250-708-4293 or Michael R. Martin Chief Operating Officer 250-708-4272