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Avelas Biosciences to Present at the Needham & Company 15th Annual Healthcare Conference

SAN DIEGO, April 6, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Avelas Biosciences, Inc., a clinical stage oncology-focused company dedicated to improving cancer patient care from diagnosis through treatment, today announced that Carmine N. Stengone, president and chief executive officer, will present an overview of the company at the Needham & Company 15th Annual Healthcare Conference on Wednesday, April 13, 2016, at 10:40 a.m. ET (7:40 a.m. PT) in New York City.

About Avelas Biosciences

Avelas Biosciences is a San Diego-based biotechnology company focused on developing technologies that advance a new standard-of-care for cancer surgery and therapeutic intervention. The company's lead candidate, AVB-620, is in a Phase 1b trial planned for enrollment of 27 breast cancer patients, assessing safety, pharmacokinetics and fluorescence properties using tissue image analysis. Avelas was founded by Avalon Ventures on technology from Nobel laureate Roger Y. Tsien, Ph.D. For additional information, please visit


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