CAMBRIDGE, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb. 3, 2014-- OvaScienceSM, (NASDAQ: OVAS), a life sciences company focused on the discovery, development and commercialization of female fertility treatments, today announced that the Company's management team will present at two upcoming conferences in February. The conference and OvaScience presentation details are as follows:
- BIO CEO & Investor Conference on Tuesday, February 11 at 10:30am at the Waldorf Astoria in New York City
- Leerink Partners Global Healthcare Conference on Thursday, February 13 at 10:20am at the Waldorf Astoria in New York City
Prior to the BIO CEO & Investor Conference on February 11, Dr. Dipp will participate in the panel "Let's Make a Deal - Strategic Licensing and M&A Trends" at 9:00am.
A live audio webcast of the investor presentations can be accessed by visiting the Investor section of the Company's website at www.ovascience.com. A replay of the webcasts will be archived on the OvaScience website for two weeks following the presentation. A webcast of the BIO CEO panel, "Let's Make a Deal," will not be available.
OvaScience (NASDAQ: OVAS) is a life sciences company focused on the discovery, development and commercialization of new fertility treatments. The Company's patented technology is based on the discovery of egg precursor cells (EggPCSM), which are found in the ovaries. By applying proprietary technology to identify and purify EggPCs, OvaScience is developing potential next generation in vitro fertilization (IVF) treatments. The Company currently has three fertility treatments in development: AUGMENTSM, which aims to improve egg quality and increase the success of IVF; OvaPrimeSM, designed to boost a woman's egg reserve using her own EggPCs; and OvaTureSM, which seeks to create mature fertilizable eggs from a woman's own EggPCs without the need for hormone injections. OvaScience's team of scientists, physicians and advisers includes recognized leaders in the field of reproductive medicine. For more information, please visit www.ovascience.com and connect with us on Twitter and Facebook.
This press release includes forward-looking statements about the prospects for the Company's technology in addressing female infertility, the Company's strategy, future plans and prospects, and the development and commercialization of the Company's product candidates. Any statements in this release about our strategy, plans, prospects and future expectations, financial position and operations, and other statements containing the words "anticipate," "believe," "estimate," "expect," "intend," "may," "plan," "predict," "project," "target," "aim," "potential," "will," "would," "could," "should," "continue," and similar expressions, constitute forward-looking statements for the purposes of the safe harbor provisions under The Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Actual results may differ materially from those indicated by these forward-looking statements as a result of various important factors, including risks related to: our expectations regarding the regulatory approvals required for AUGMENT outside of the United States and our expectation that AUGMENT meets the requirements of a class of products exempt from premarket review and approval under applicable regulations in those countries where we plan to introduce AUGMENT in ACE clinics; the science underlying our product candidates (including AUGMENT, OvaPrime and OvaTure), which is unproven; our ability to obtain, maintain and protect intellectual property utilized by our products; our ability to obtain additional funding to support our activities; our dependence on third parties, including our dependence on Intrexon Corporation; the successful development of, and ability to obtain regulatory approval for, our product candidates; our ability to develop our product candidates, including AUGMENT, OvaPrime and OvaTure, on the timelines we expect, if at all; our ability to commercialize our product candidates, including AUGMENT and OvaPrime, on the timelines we expect, if at all; competition from others; and our short operating history; as well as those risks more fully discussed in the "Risk Factors" section of our most recently filed Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q or Annual Report on Form 10-K. The forward-looking statements contained in this press release reflect our current views with respect to future events. We anticipate that subsequent events and developments will cause our views to change. However, while we may elect to update these forward-looking statements in the future, we specifically disclaim any obligation to do so. These forward-looking statements should not be relied upon as representing our view as of any date subsequent to the date hereof.
Theresa McNeely, 617-299-7356
EVP, Strategic Corporate Communications