ADVISORY, Sept. 09, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --
Alexion Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq:ALXN), a global biopharmaceutical company focused on developing and delivering life-transforming therapies for patients with devastating and rare disorders, will visit the Nasdaq MarketSite in Times Square.
In honor of the occasion, David Hallal, Chief Executive Officer will ring the Closing Bell.
Nasdaq MarketSite – 4 Times Square – 43rd & Broadway – Broadcast Studio
Thursday, September 10, 2015 – 3:45 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. ET
Alexion Media Contacts:
Stephanie Fagan, (203) 271-8223
Senior Vice President, Corporate Communications
Kim Diamond, (203) 439-9600
Executive Director, Corporate Communications
Fiber Line (Encompass Waterfront): 4463
Gal 3C/06C 95.05 degrees West
18 mhz Lower
DL 3811 Vertical
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About Alexion (Nasdaq:ALXN):
Alexion is a global biopharmaceutical company focused on developing and delivering life-transforming therapies for patients with devastating and rare disorders. Alexion developed and commercializes Soliris® (eculizumab), the first and only approved complement inhibitor to treat patients with paroxysmal nocturnal hemoglobinuria (PNH) and atypical hemolytic uremic syndrome (aHUS), two life-threatening ultra-rare disorders. Alexion is also establishing a premier global metabolic rare disease franchise, which includes Kanuma™ (sebelipase alfa) for patients with lysosomal acid lipase deficiency (LAL-D), and Strensiq™ (asfotase alfa), a late-stage enzyme replacement therapy under investigation for patients with hypophosphatasia (HPP). In addition, Alexion is advancing the most robust rare disease pipeline in the biotech industry, with highly innovative product candidates in multiple therapeutic areas. As the global leader in complement inhibition, the Company is strengthening and broadening its portfolio of complement inhibitors across diverse platforms, including evaluating potential indications for Soliris in additional severe and ultra-rare disorders.
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