Laboratory Permits, Pending FDA Approvals, Clinical Study Presentations, and Financial Results Release - Research Report on

 Laboratory Permits, Pending FDA Approvals, Clinical Study Presentations, and
 Financial Results Release - Research Report on Illumina, Theravance, Acorda,
                              Synta, and Optimer

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NEW YORK, August 12, 2013

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Today, Investors' Reports announced new research reports highlighting
Illumina, Inc. (NASDAQ: ILMN), Theravance, Inc. (NASDAQ: THRX), Acorda
Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ: ACOR), Synta Pharmaceuticals Corp. (NASDAQ: SNTA),
and Optimer Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: OPTR). Today's readers may access
these reports free of charge - including full price targets, industry analysis
and analyst ratings - via the links below.

Illumina, Inc. Research Report

On August 1, 2013, Illumina, Inc. (Illumina) announced that its subsidiary,
Verinata Health (Verinata), has received the Clinical Laboratory Permit from
the New York State Department of Health for its CLIA-certified CAP-accredited
laboratory. The Company informed that the verifi prenatal test is now
generally available in all 50 states. Dr. Jeffrey Bird, General Manager of
Verinata, said, "As the first non-invasive prenatal test (NIPT) provider to
receive this important certification, we can now actively serve the growing
interest and demand for non-invasive prenatal testing in New York." The Full
Research Report on Illumina, Inc. - including full detailed breakdown, analyst
ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge at:
[http://www.investorsreports.com/report/2013-08-07/ILMN]

Theravance, Inc. Research Report

On August 1, 2013, Theravance, Inc. (Theravance) announced that on September
10, 2013, the FDA's Pulmonary-Allergy Drugs Advisory Committee will discuss
the new molecular entity NDA 203975 for umeclidinium bromide and vilanterol
dry powder for inhalation, sponsored by Glaxo Group for the long-term,
once-daily, maintenance treatment of airflow obstruction in patients with
chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). The Company informed that the
Prescription Drug User Fee Act (PDUFA) goal date is December 18, 2013. The
Full Research Report on Theravance, Inc. - including full detailed breakdown,
analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge
at: [http://www.investorsreports.com/report/2013-08-07/THRX]

Acorda Therapeutics, Inc. Research Report

On August 1, 2013, Acorda Therapeutics, Inc. (Acorda) reported its Q2 2013
financial results. In Q2 2013, the Company generated total revenues of $87.1
million, representing a growth of 15.1% YoY. Acorda's GAAP net income came in
at $3.9 million, or $0.09 per diluted share, compared with $4.5 million, or
$0.11 per diluted share, in Q2 2012. "AMPYRA sales rebounded strongly in the
second quarter, as expected, based on underlying product demand and a return
to normal inventory levels by the end of the first quarter," said Ron Cohen,
M.D., President and CEO of Acorda. "We are reiterating our full-year AMPYRA
net revenue guidance of $285-$315 million." The Full Research Report on Acorda
Therapeutics, Inc. - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and
price targets - is available to download free of charge at:
[http://www.investorsreports.com/report/2013-08-07/ACOR]

Synta Pharmaceuticals Corp. Research Report

On August 7, 2013, Synta Pharmaceuticals Corp. (Synta) announced that the
results from an interim survival analysis of the GALAXY-1 trial will be
presented at the 2013 Best of ASCO Meetings in Chicago on August 10, 2013; in
Los Angeles on August 17, 2013; and in Boston on August 24, 2013. The Company
informed that GALAXY-1 is a global, randomized Phase 2b/3 study designed to
evaluate the efficacy and safety of the Company's lead drug candidate,
ganetespib, as second-line treatment for patients with advanced non-small cell
lung adenocarcinoma. The Full Research Report on Synta Pharmaceuticals Corp. -
including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is
available to download free of charge at:
[http://www.investorsreports.com/report/2013-08-08/SNTA]

Optimer Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Research Report

On August 1, 2013, Optimer Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Optimer) reported unaudited
financial results for Q2 2013. In Q2 2013, the Company generated total net
revenues of $20.1 million, down 59.7% YoY. The Company informed that net
revenues in Q2 2012 included $32.4 million in up-front and milestone payments
under the Optimer's collaboration and license agreements with Astellas Japan
and Astellas Pharma Europe. Q2 2013 net loss was $26.9 million, or $0.55 per
share, compared with net loss of $0.3 million, or $0.01 per share, in Q2 2012.
The Full Research Report on Optimer Pharmaceuticals, Inc. - including full
detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to
download free of charge at:
[http://www.investorsreports.com/report/2013-08-08/OPTR]

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