SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., June 1, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Rigel Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: RIGL) today announced that Ryan Maynard, the company's chief financial officer, is scheduled to present a company overview at the Jefferies 2017 Global Healthcare Conference on Wednesday, June 7, 2017 at 11:30am EDT.
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About Rigel (www.rigel.com)
Rigel Pharmaceuticals, Inc. is a clinical-stage biotechnology company dedicated to the discovery and development of novel, targeted drugs in the therapeutic areas of immunology, oncology and immuno-oncology. Rigel's pioneering research focuses on signaling pathways that are critical to disease mechanisms. The company's current clinical programs include clinical trials of fostamatinib, an oral spleen tyrosine kinase (SYK) inhibitor in a number of indications. The company submitted an NDA to the FDA for fostamatinib in patients with chronic or persistent immune thrombocytopenia (ITP) in April 2017. Rigel is also conducting Phase 2 clinical studies with fostamatinib in IgA nephropathy (IgAN) and autoimmune hemolytic anemia (AIHA). In addition, Rigel has product candidates in development with partners BerGenBio AS, Daiichi Sankyo and Aclaris Therapeutics.
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