CRANBURY, N.J., Aug 29, 2008 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX News Network/ -- Amicus Therapeutics (Nasdaq: FOLD), today announced Chief Operating Officer Matthew Patterson will make a presentation at the BioCentury NewsMakers in the Biotech Industry Conference on Thursday, September 4, 2008 at 2:30 p.m. EDT in Room 402/403 with a breakout session immediately following the presentation in Room 401. The conference will be held at Millennium Broadway Hotel & Conference Center in New York.
A webcast and audio archive of the presentation will be available at http://www.amicustherapeutics.com. Participants should allow approximately five to ten minutes prior to the presentation's start time to visit the site and download any streaming media software needed to listen to the Internet webcast. A replay of the webcast will also be available on the Company's Web site for 30 days until October 4, 2008.
About Amicus Therapeutics
Amicus Therapeutics is a biopharmaceutical company developing novel, oral therapeutics known as pharmacological chaperones for the treatment of a range of human genetic diseases. Pharmacological chaperone technology involves the use of small molecules that selectively bind to and stabilize proteins in cells, leading to improved protein folding and trafficking, and increased activity. Amicus is initially targeting lysosomal storage disorders, which are severe, chronic genetic diseases with unmet medical needs. Amicus has completed Phase 2 clinical trials of Amigal for the treatment of Fabry disease and is conducting Phase 2 clinical trials of Plicera for the treatment of Gaucher disease and AT2220 for the treatment of Pompe disease.
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