November 28, 2012 at 08:00 AM EST
Aegerion Pharmaceuticals Announces Participation at the Deutsche Bank BioFEST Conference

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Nov. 28, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Aegerion Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq:AEGR), an emerging biopharmaceutical company focused on the development and commercialization of novel therapeutics to treat debilitating and often fatal rare diseases, announced today that the company will participate at the Deutsche Bank BioFEST Conference in Boston, MA. Marc Beer, CEO of Aegerion, is scheduled to present on Tuesday, December 4, 2012 at 2:50 pm EST.

The presentation will be webcast live and may be accessed for 90 days following the conference by visiting the "Investors" section of Aegerion's website, www.aegerion.com.

About Aegerion Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

Aegerion Pharmaceuticals is an emerging biopharmaceutical company focused on the development and commercialization of novel, life-altering therapeutics to treat debilitating and often fatal rare diseases. The company's lead drug candidate, lomitapide, is in late-stage development for the treatment of homozygous familial hypercholesterolemia (HoFH), a rare life-threatening disease characterized by severely elevated cholesterol levels.

Aegerion is motivated by its commitment to patients first, as well as its core values of integrity, innovation, responsibility to healthcare providers and development of employees, with a constant focus on scientific and clinical excellence. For more information, visit www.aegerion.com.

CONTACT: Aegerion Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
         Michael Lawless, VP, IR
         857-242-5028
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