Lexicon Pharmaceuticals to Host 2024 Investor Day

THE WOODLANDS, Texas, April 18, 2024 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Lexicon Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: LXRX) today announced that senior company executives will be joined by leading physicians at the Lexicon 2024 Investor Day on April 22, 2024. The event will be held in New York City from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. ET.

Business and scientific updates will be presented by Lonnel Coats, Lexicon’s chief executive officer; Jeff Wade, Lexicon’s president and chief financial officer; Alan Main, Ph.D., Lexicon’s executive vice president, innovation and chemical sciences; Tom Garner, Lexicon’s senior vice president and chief commercial officer; and Craig Granowitz, M.D., Ph.D., Lexicon’s senior vice president and chief medical officer.

The corporate presentations and panel discussion with renowned medical leaders will highlight Lexicon’s strategy and efforts to address major areas of need in:


      • Heart Failure

      • Diabetic Peripheral Neuropathic Pain

      • Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy

      • Type 1 Diabetes

      • Obesity and Weight Management

    The simultaneous webcast will be available in the “Events” section of the Lexicon website at www.lexpharma.com/events, and a recording of the webcast will be available for two weeks following the original on-demand date. 

    About Lexicon Pharmaceuticals 

    Lexicon is a biopharmaceutical company with a mission of pioneering medicines that transform patients’ lives. Through its Genome5000™ program, Lexicon scientists studied the role and function of nearly 5,000 genes and identified more than 100 protein targets with significant therapeutic potential in a range of diseases. Through the precise targeting of these proteins, Lexicon is pioneering the discovery and development of innovative medicines to treat disease safely and effectively. Lexicon has commercially launched one of these medicines, INPEFA® (sotagliflozin) in the United States, and has a pipeline of other promising drug candidates in discovery and clinical and preclinical development in neuropathic pain, diabetes and metabolism and other indications. For additional information, please visit www.lexpharma.com.

    Safe Harbor Statement This press release contains “forward-looking statements,” including statements relating to Lexicon’s financial position and long-term outlook on its business, growth and future operating results, discovery and development of products, strategic alliances and intellectual property, as well as other matters that are not historical facts or information. All forward-looking statements are based on management’s current assumptions and expectations and involve risks, uncertainties and other important factors, specifically including Lexicon’s ability to meet its capital requirements, successfully commercialize INPEFA in heart failure on the timeline and/or at the prices currently contemplated or at all, conduct preclinical and clinical development and obtain necessary regulatory approvals of sotagliflozin (in other indications), LX9211 and its other drug candidates on its anticipated timelines, achieve its operational objectives, obtain patent protection for its discoveries and establish strategic alliances, as well as additional factors relating to manufacturing, intellectual property rights, and the therapeutic or commercial value of its drug candidates. Any of these risks, uncertainties and other factors may cause Lexicon’s actual results to be materially different from any future results expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements. Information identifying such important factors is contained under “Risk Factors” in Lexicon’s annual report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2023 and other subsequent disclosure documents filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Lexicon undertakes no obligation to update or revise any such forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise.

    For Investor Inquiries:

    Lisa DeFrancesco
    Lexicon Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

    For Media Inquiries:

    Alina Cocuzza
    Lexicon Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

    Original press release can be found here.

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