SAN DIEGO, May 26, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — Organovo Holdings, Inc. (NYSE MKT: ONVO; “Organovo”), a three-dimensional biology company focused on delivering breakthrough 3D bioprinting technology, announced today that the company will present at an upcoming investor event, the Jefferies 2015 Healthcare Conference, to be held in New York, June 1 – 4, 2015. Keith Murphy , Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, will deliver a company presentation and discuss recent key advances and partnerships.
Details of the presentations are as follows:
Speaker: Keith Murphy, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
Monday, June 1, 2015, 10 a.m. ET
Organovo’s 3D bioprinting enables the reproducible, automated creation of living human tissues that mimic the form and function of native tissues in the body. The company recently announced advances in bioprinting of kidney tissue; collaborations with L’Oreal to produce skin tissue for research and in vitro toxicity testing; and with Merck to develop multiple new 3D tissues, as well as to bioprint liver tissues for studies of drug toxicity; and with Yale School of Medicine to develop 3-D organ tissues for surgical transplantation research. Organovo was named one of The World’s Top 10 Most Innovative Companies of 2015 in Health Care by Fast Company.
An overview of Organovo’s 3D bioprinting technology is available via video presentation at the Company’s website:https://organovo.com/investors/investor-overview.
The Jefferies 2015 Healthcare Conference will feature an extensive range of public and private healthcare companies across the biopharmaceuticals, life sciences, healthcare services, healthcare IT and medical technology sectors. This global gathering of leading executives, institutional investors, private equity investors and VCs will address near- and long-term investment opportunities and discuss the mechanisms driving healthcare in the U.S. and internationally.
For more information about Organovo’s participation in industry events, please visit: https://organovo.com/tissues-services/upcoming-events.
About Organovo Holdings, Inc.
Organovo designs and creates functional, three-dimensional human tissues for use in medical research and therapeutic applications. The Company develops 3D human disease models through internal development and in collaboration with pharmaceutical and academic partners. Organovo’s 3D human tissues have the potential to accelerate the drug discovery process, enabling treatments to be developed faster and at lower cost. The company recently launched its initial product of the planned exVive3DTM portfolio offering, a 3D Human Liver Tissue for use in Toxicology and other preclinical drug testing. Additional products are in development, with anticipated release for an exVive3DTM Human Kidney Tissue in the latter half of calendar year 2016. The Company also actively conducts early research on specific tissues for therapeutic use in direct surgical applications. In addition to numerous scientific publications, the Company’s technology has been featured in The Wall Street Journal, Time Magazine, The Economist, and numerous other media outlets. Organovo is changing the shape of medical research and practice. Learn more at www.organovo.com.
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