OvaScience to Ring the NASDAQ Stock Market Opening Bell
CAMBRIDGE, Mass., September 3, 2013 - OvaScienceSM, , a life sciences company focused on the discovery, development and commercialization of new treatments for infertility, announced today that Michelle Dipp, M.D., Ph.D., Chief Executive Officer of OvaScience, will ring the NASDAQ Stock Market Opening Bell at the NASDAQ MarketSite in Times Square on Thursday, September 5, 2013 at 9:30 a.m.
Dr. Dipp will be joined by members of the OvaScience management team and Board of Directors, colleagues and friends to celebrate the significant progress the Company has made in advancing new treatments for female infertility. OvaScience began trading on the NASDAQ Global Market on April 30, 2013, following its transition to a public company.
The event will be broadcast on the major business networks and a live webcast of the NASDAQ Opening Bell can be accessed at: http://www.nasdaq.com/about/marketsitetowervideo.asx.
OvaScience (NASDAQ: OVAS) is a life sciences company focused on the discovery, development and commercialization of new treatments for infertility. 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) technologies. The Company currently has two product candidates in development: OvaTureSM, which seeks to create mature fertilizable eggs from a woman's own EggPCs without the need for hormone injections, and AUGMENTSM, which aims to improve egg quality and increase the success of IVF. 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.
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