Amarin to Present at Canaccord Genuity Cardiovascular, Diabetes & Obesity Conference

Dec 03, 2010, 11:00 ET from Amarin Corporation plc

MYSTIC, Conn. and DUBLIN, Dec. 3, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Amarin Corporation plc (Nasdaq: AMRN) today announced that it is scheduled to present at the Canaccord Genuity 5th Annual Cardiovascular, Diabetes & Obesity Conference on Tuesday, December 7, 2010 at 3:00pm PST. The conference will be held at the Nikko Hotel in San Francisco.

A live audio webcast of the presentation will be available at the following URL:  

http://www.newswire.ca/en/webcast/viewEvent.cgi?eventID=3331020

About Amarin

Amarin Corporation plc is a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company with expertise in lipid science focused on the treatment of cardiovascular disease. The Company's lead product candidate is AMR101 (ethyl icosapentate).On November 29, 2010, the Company reported positive, statistically significant top-line results from the MARINE trial, the first of its Phase 3 clinical trials of AMR101. In the MARINE trial, AMR101 was investigated as a treatment for very high triglycerides(>500 mg/dL). AMR101 is presently being investigated in a second Phase 3 clinical trial, the ANCHOR trial, for the treatment of patients on statin therapy with high triglycerides (≥200 and <500mg/dL) with mixed dyslipidemia. The MARINE trial was, and the ANCHOR trial currently is, conducted under Special Protocol Assessment (SPA) agreements with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). Amarin also has next-generation lipid candidates under evaluation for preclinical development. For more information, including a summary of MARINE trial top-line results, please visit www.amarincorp.com.

Investor Contact Information:

John F. Thero

President

In U.S.: +1 (860) 572-4979

investor.relations@amarincorp.com

Lee M. Stern

The Trout Group

In U.S.: +1 (646) 378-2922

lstern@troutgroup.com

Media Contact Information:

David Schull or Martina Schwarzkopf, Ph.D.

Russo Partners

In U.S.: +1 (212) 845-4271 or +1 (212) 845-4292 (office)

            +1 (347) 591-8785 (mobile)

david.schull@russopartnersllc.com

martina.schwarzkopf@russopartnersllc.com

Mark Swallow or David Dible

CitigateDeweRogerson

In U.K.: +44 (0)207 638 9571

mark.swallow@citigatedr.co.uk

SOURCE Amarin Corporation plc



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