NPS Pharmaceuticals to Present at the Lehman Brothers Eleventh Annual Global Healthcare Conference



    BEDMINSTER, N.J., Feb. 29 /CNW/ -- NPS Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq:  
NPSP) announced today that Francois Nader, M.D., executive vice president,
chief operating officer, and chief executive officer-elect is scheduled to
present at the Lehman Brothers Eleventh Annual Global Healthcare Conference in
Miami on Wednesday, March 19, 2008 at 3:15 p.m. ET.  The presentation will be
available as a live webcast with a replay available approximately 24 hours
after the presentation has concluded.  Interested parties may access the
webcast from the NPS website, http://www.npsp.com.
    
    About NPS Pharmaceuticals
    
    NPS Pharmaceuticals is developing high value specialty therapeutics for
gastrointestinal and endocrine disorders.  The company is currently advancing
two late-stage programs:  GATTEX(TM) (teduglutide) is in Phase 3 clinical
development for intestinal failure associated with short bowel syndrome and
parathyroid hormone 1-84 [rDNA origin] injection is in Phase 2 clinical
development as a hormone therapy for hypoparathyroidism.  NPS has also
completed a Phase 3 osteoporosis study for PREOS(R) (parathyroid hormone 1-84
[rDNA origin] injection).  NPS complements its internal programs with
strategic partnerships, which include Amgen, GlaxoSmithKline, Kirin, and
Nycomed.  Additional information is available at http://www.npsp.com.




For further information:

For further information: Susan Mesco of NPS Pharmaceuticals, Inc., 
+1-908-450-5516 Web Site: http://www.npsp.com

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