Rigel to Present at Jefferies 2015 Global Healthcare Conference

May 28, 2015, 07:30 ET from Rigel Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., May 28, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Rigel Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: RIGL) today announced that Raul Rodriguez, the company's president and chief executive officer, is scheduled to present a company overview at the Jefferies 2015 Global Healthcare Conference in New York City on Wednesday, June 3rd at 1:30 p.m. ET.

To access the live audio webcast or the subsequent archived recording, log on to www.rigel.com. Please connect to Rigel's website several minutes prior to the start of the live webcast to ensure adequate time for any software download that may be necessary.

About Rigel

Rigel Pharmaceuticals, Inc. is a clinical-stage biotechnology company focused on the discovery and development of novel, small-molecule drugs for the treatment of inflammatory diseases, autoimmune diseases, and cancers. Rigel's pioneering research focuses on signaling pathways that are critical to disease mechanisms. Rigel currently has the following product candidates in development: fostamatinib, an oral spleen tyrosine kinase (SYK) inhibitor, which is in Phase 3 clinical trials for ITP and initiating a Phase 2 clinical trial for IgA nephropathy (IgAN); R348, an ophthalmic JAK/SYK inhibitor, in a Phase 2 clinical trial for dry eye in ocular graft-versus-host disease (GvHD); two oncology product candidates in Phase 1 development with partners BerGenBio AG and Daiichi Sankyo; and two preclinical programs with partners AstraZeneca, for R256 in asthma, and Bristol-Myers Squibb, for TGF beta inhibitors in immuno-oncology.

Contact: Ryan D. Maynard Phone: 650.624.1284 Email: invrel@rigel.com

Media Contact: Susan C. Rogers, Rivily, Inc. Phone: 650.430.3777 Email: susan@rivily.com

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