Vertex Pharmaceuticals Announces Webcasts of its Presentations at Two Investor Conferences

CAMBRIDGE, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov 20, 2009 - Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated (Nasdaq: VRTX) today announced that it will webcast its presentations at the Piper Jaffray 21st Annual Health Care Conference on Wednesday, December 2, 2009 at 2:00 p.m. EST and at the 2009 Deutsche Bank Biotech Boston Confab on Tuesday, December 15, 2009 at 9:00 a.m. EST.

The presentations will be webcast live and may be accessed from ˜Events & Presentations' on the home page of Vertex's website at www.vrtx.com. A replay of the webcasts will also be available on the Company's website for two weeks following each presentation. To ensure a timely connection, it is recommended that users register at least 15 minutes prior to the scheduled webcast.

About Vertex

Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated is a global biotechnology company committed to the discovery and development of breakthrough small molecule drugs for serious diseases. The Company's strategy is to commercialize its products both independently and in collaboration with major pharmaceutical companies. Vertex's product pipeline is focused on viral diseases, cystic fibrosis, inflammation, autoimmune diseases, cancer, and pain. Vertex co-discovered the HIV protease inhibitor, Lexiva, with GlaxoSmithKline.

Lexiva is a registered trademark of the GlaxoSmithKline group of companies.

Vertex's press releases are available at www.vrtx.com.

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Contact: Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated
Lora Pike, 617-444-6755
Associate Director, Investor Relations

 

 

Posted: November 2009

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