ADVISORY, Oct. 25, 2011 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --
Achillion Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (ACHN), a leader in the discovery and development of small molecule drugs to combat the most challenging infectious diseases, will visit the NASDAQ MarketSite in New York City's Times Square to celebrate its 5th anniversary as a NASDAQ-listed company.
In honor of the occasion, Michael D. Kishbauch, President and Chief Executive Officer, will ring the Opening Bell.
NASDAQ MarketSite – 4 Times Square – 43rd & Broadway – Broadcast Studio
Wednesday, October 26th, 2011 – 9:15 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. ET
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About Achillion Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (ACHN):
Achillion is an innovative pharmaceutical company dedicated to bringing important new treatments to patients with infectious disease. Achillion's proven discovery and development teams have advanced multiple product candidates with novel mechanisms of action. Achillion is focused on solutions for the most challenging problems in infectious disease including hepatitis C and resistant bacterial infections. For more information on Achillion Pharmaceuticals, please visit www.achillion.com or call 1-203-624-7000.
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