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Stock Price Movements, FDA Applications, Appointments, and Clinical Study Updates - Research Report on Alere, ARCA, Achillion,

  Stock Price Movements, FDA Applications, Appointments, and Clinical Study
 Updates - Research Report on Alere, ARCA, Achillion, Idenix Pharmaceuticals,
                                 and Receptos

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NEW YORK, January 13, 2014

NEW YORK, January 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --

Today, Analysts' Corner announced new research reports highlighting Alere Inc.
(NYSE: ALR), ARCA biopharma, Inc. (NASDAQ: ABIO), Achillion Pharmaceuticals,
Inc. (NASDAQ: ACHN), Idenix Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ: IDIX), and Receptos,
Inc. (NASDAQ: RCPT). Today's readers may access these reports free of charge -
including full price targets, industry analysis and analyst ratings - via the
links below.

Alere Inc. Research Report

On January 8, 2014, Alere Inc.'s (Alere) stock advanced 6.18%, ending the day
at $38.49. Over the previous three trading sessions, shares of Alere increased
6.86%, compared to the S&P 500 which gained 0.33% during the same period. The
Full Research Report on Alere Inc.- including full detailed breakdown, analyst
ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge at:

http://www.AnalystsCorner.com/r/full_research_report/5da1_ALR

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ARCA biopharma, Inc. Research Report

On January 8, 2014, ARCA biopharma, Inc. (ARCA) announced that Laboratory
Corporation of America informed the Company that the US Food and Drug
Administration (FDA) has accepted LabCorp's Investigational Device Exemption
(IDE) application for the planned companion diagnostic test for Gencaro^TM
(bucindolol hydrochloride). According to the Company, the IDE enables the
companion diagnostic test to be used in the planned GENETIC-AF clinical trial.
ARCA reported that its Gencaro Investigational New Drug (IND) application for
AF has been accepted by FDA and is active. The Company added that LabCorp will
provide the patient genetic testing for ARCA's GENETIC-AF clinical trial of
Gencaro, which is expected to commence patient enrollment in Q1 2014. The Full
Research Report on ARCA biopharma, Inc. - including full detailed breakdown,
analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge
at:

http://www.AnalystsCorner.com/r/full_research_report/3ae2_ABIO

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Achillion Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Research Report

On January 8, 2014, Achillion Pharmaceuticals, Inc.'s (Achillion) stock
advanced 13.29%, ending the day at $3.75. Over the previous three trading
sessions, shares of Achillion increased 8.07%, compared to the Nasdaq
Composite which advanced 0.82% during the same period. The Full Research
Report on Achillion Pharmaceuticals, Inc. - including full detailed breakdown,
analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge
at:

http://www.AnalystsCorner.com/r/full_research_report/04a2_ACHN

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Idenix Pharmaceuticals Inc. Research Report

On January 6, 2014, Idenix Pharmaceuticals Inc. (Idenix) announced the
appointment of Jacques Dumas, Ph.D., as Executive Vice President and Chief
Scientific Officer, effective January 20, 2014. Ron Renaud, President and CEO
of Idenix stated, "Dr. Dumas brings a good complement of deep chemistry
expertise and overall business strategy to the Idenix team. His knowledge and
leadership will be important as we continue to conduct our nucleotide prodrug
discovery work in HCV as well as explore potential therapeutic areas for which
we can apply our chemistry expertise. Additionally, as a native of France and
a resident of the Boston area, Jacques is an ideal fit to direct our talented
research teams in both Cambridge and Montpellier." The Company added that Dr.
Dumas was AstraZeneca plc's Vice President and Head of Strategy, Infection
Innovative Medicines since December 2010. The Full Research Report on Idenix
Pharmaceuticals Inc. - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and
price targets - is available to download free of charge at:

http://www.AnalystsCorner.com/r/full_research_report/c979_IDIX

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Receptos, Inc. Research Report

On January 6, 2014, Receptos, Inc. (Receptos) announced that it has enrolled
the first patients in the Phase 3 portion of RADIANCE, its Phase 2/3 study of
RPC1063 in relapsing multiple sclerosis (RMS). According to Receptos, the
RADIANCE Phase 2/3 study was designed to accelerate the RMS clinical
development program for RPC1063 by allowing progression into Phase 3 in a
rapid fashion and removing the delay between the completion of a Phase 2 study
and the initiation of a subsequent Phase 3 study. The Company stated that the
second Phase 3 study is intended to commence after the top-line results of the
Phase 2 portion of the RADIANCE study are announced, which are expected in
mid-2014. Faheem Hasnain, President and CEO of Receptos, commented, "Our
initiation of Phase 3 positions RPC1063 as the potential next-to-market
sphingosine 1-phosphate 1 receptor (S1P1R) modulator for the treatment of
relapsing multiple sclerosis. Since the founding of Receptos in 2009, we have
made rapid progress in the development of RPC1063, which we believe may
represent a best-in-class molecule in the S1P1R modulator class." The Full
Research Report on Receptos, Inc. - including full detailed breakdown, analyst
ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge at:

http://www.AnalystsCorner.com/r/full_research_report/aabc_RCPT

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