Rigel Announces Participation at Two Investor Conferences

          Rigel Announces Participation at Two Investor Conferences

PR Newswire

SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Feb. 27, 2014

SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Feb. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Rigel
Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: RIGL) today announced that company management
will present at two upcoming investor conferences. Details of the events are
as follows:

Cowen and Company 34^th Annual Health Care Conference
Date – March 3, 2014 at 2:50 p.m. ET
Location – Boston, MA
Presenter – Ryan Maynard, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer

26^th Annual ROTH Conference
Date – March 11, 2014 at 2:00 p.m. PT
Location – Dana Point, CA
Presenter – James M. Gower. Chairman and Chief Executive Officer

Both events will be webcast live and can we accessed at www.rigel.com.Please
connect to Rigel's website several minutes prior to the start of the live
webcast to ensure adequate time for any software download that may be

About Rigel (www.rigel.com)
Rigel Pharmaceuticals, Inc.is a clinical-stage drug development company that
discovers and develops novel, small-molecule drugs for the treatment of
inflammatory and autoimmune diseases, as well as muscle disorders. Rigel's
pioneering research focuses on intracellular signaling pathways and related
targets that are critical to disease mechanisms. The Company currently has
five product candidates in development: fostamatinib, an oral SYK inhibitor
expected to enter Phase 3 clinical trials for ITP and a Phase 2 clinical trial
for IgA nephropathy in the first half of 2014; R348, a topical JAK/SYK
inhibitor currently in Phase 2 clinical trials for dry eye; R118, an AMPK
activator entering Phase 1 in early 2014; and two oncology product candidates
in Phase 1 development with partners BerGenBio andDaiichi Sankyo.

Contact: Ryan Maynard
Phone: 650.624.1284
Email: invrel@rigel.com

SOURCE Rigel Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

Website: http://www.rigel.com
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