Acorda Therapeutics to Present at Cowen Annual Health Care Conference

ARDSLEY, N.Y.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Acorda Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ: ACOR) announced that Ron Cohen, M.D.,
Acorda’s President and Chief Executive Officer, will present at the
Cowen and Company Global Health Care Conference on Monday, March 11 at
1:30PM EST. A live audio webcast of the presentation can be accessed
under “Investor Events” in the Investor section of the Acorda website at www.acorda.com,
or you may use the link:

http://wsw.com/webcast/cowen52/acor/

About Acorda Therapeutics

Acorda Therapeutics develops therapies to restore function and improve
the lives of people with neurological disorders. INBRIJA™ (levodopa
inhalation powder) is approved for intermittent treatment of OFF
episodes in adults with Parkinson’s disease treated with
carbidopa/levodopa. INBRIJA is not to be used by patients who take or
have taken a nonselective monoamine oxidase inhibitor such as phenelzine
or tranylcypromine within the last two weeks. INBRIJA utilizes Acorda’s
innovative ARCUS® pulmonary delivery system, a technology platform
designed to deliver medication through inhalation. Acorda also markets
the branded AMPYRA® (dalfampridine) Extended Release Tablets, 10 mg.

Forward-Looking Statement

This press release includes forward-looking statements. All statements,
other than statements of historical facts, regarding management’s
expectations, beliefs, goals, plans or prospects should be considered
forward-looking. These statements are subject to risks and uncertainties
that could cause actual results to differ materially, including: we may
not be able to successfully market Inbrija or any other products under
development; risks associated with complex, regulated manufacturing
processes for pharmaceuticals, which could affect whether we have
sufficient commercial supply of Inbrija to meet market demand; third
party payers (including governmental agencies) may not reimburse for the
use of Inbrija or our other products at acceptable rates or at all and
may impose restrictive prior authorization requirements that limit or
block prescriptions; competition for Inbrija, Ampyra and other products
we may develop and market in the future, including increasing
competition and accompanying loss of revenues in the U.S. from generic
versions of Ampyra (dalfampridine) following our loss of patent
exclusivity; the ability to realize the benefits anticipated from
acquisitions, among other reasons because acquired development programs
are generally subject to all the risks inherent in the drug development
process and our knowledge of the risks specifically relevant to acquired
programs generally improves over time; we may need to raise additional
funds to finance our operations and may not be able to do so on
acceptable terms; the risk of unfavorable results from future studies of
Inbrija (levodopa inhalation powder) or from our other research and
development programs, or any other acquired or in-licensed programs; the
occurrence of adverse safety events with our products; the outcome (by
judgment or settlement) and costs of legal, administrative or regulatory
proceedings, investigations or inspections, including, without
limitation, collective, representative or class action litigation;
failure to protect our intellectual property, to defend against the
intellectual property claims of others or to obtain third party
intellectual property licenses needed for the commercialization of our
products; and failure to comply with regulatory requirements could
result in adverse action by regulatory agencies.

These and other risks are described in greater detail in our filings
with the Securities and Exchange Commission. We may not actually achieve
the goals or plans described in our forward-looking statements, and
investors should not place undue reliance on these statements.
Forward-looking statements made in this press release are made only as
of the date hereof, and we disclaim any intent or obligation to update
any forward-looking statements as a result of developments occurring
after the date of this press release.

Contacts

Felicia Vonella
Acorda Therapeutics
(914) 326-5146
[email protected]

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