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Keryx Biopharmaceuticals to Present at Jefferies 2012 Global Healthcare Conference

Thursday, May 31, 2012

Keryx Biopharmaceuticals to Present at Jefferies 2012 Global Healthcare Conference08:30 EDT Thursday, May 31, 2012Presentation Scheduled for Monday, June 4th at 1:00pm ETNEW YORK, May 31, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Keryx Biopharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: KERX) today announced that Ron Bentsur, the Company's Chief Executive Officer, will be presenting at Jefferies 2012 Global Healthcare Conference, which will be held in New York City.  Mr. Bentsur's presentation is scheduled to take place on Monday, June 4, 2012 at 1:00 p.m. ET. A live audio webcast of Mr. Bentsur's presentation will be accessible from the Investor Information page of the Company's Website at http://investors.keryx.com. An archived version of the webcast will be available following the conclusion of the live presentation.About Keryx Biopharmaceuticals, Inc.Keryx Biopharmaceuticals is focused on the acquisition, development and commercialization of medically important pharmaceutical products for the treatment of renal disease. Keryx is developing Zerenex (ferric citrate), an oral, ferric iron-based compound that has the capacity to bind to phosphate and form non-absorbable complexes. The Phase 3 clinical program of Zerenex for the treatment of hyperphosphatemia (elevated phosphate levels) in patients with end-stage renal disease is being conducted pursuant to a Special Protocol Assessment (SPA) agreement with the FDA. Keryx is headquartered in New York City.KERYX CONTACT:Lauren FischerDirector ? Investor RelationsKeryx Biopharmaceuticals, Inc.Tel: 212.531.5965E-mail: lfischer@keryx.com SOURCE Keryx Biopharmaceuticals, Inc.