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VistaGen Therapeutics to Present at 11th Annual Biotech Showcase

SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Dec. 27, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- VistaGen Therapeutics (NASDAQ: VTGN), a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company developing new generation medicines for central nervous system (CNS) diseases and disorders with high unmet need, today announced that it will present at the 11th Annual Biotech Showcase, to be held January 7-9, 2019 at the Hilton San Francisco Union Square in San Francisco, California. The Company's presentation will be on Monday, January 7th at 2:30 p.m. PST.

Shawn Singh, Chief Executive Officer of VistaGen, will provide an overview of the Company’s three clinical-stage CNS product development programs during the live presentation and will be available to participate in one-on-one meetings with attendees who are registered to attend the conference.

Additionally, members of VistaGen’s management team will be participating in investor and partnering meetings surrounding the 37th Annual J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference to be held January 7-10, 2019 in San Francisco. To request a meeting with management, please contact KCSA Strategic Communications at VistaGen@KCSA.com to request a meeting.

About VistaGen
VistaGen Therapeutics is a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company developing new generation medicines for multiple CNS diseases and disorders with high unmet need. Each of VistaGen’s CNS pipeline candidates, AV-101, PH10 and PH94B, has potential to provide rapid-onset therapeutic benefits without the psychological side effects, safety concerns or inconvenient clinical administration associated with many current and potential new generation medications for CNS diseases and disorders such as major depressive disorder (MDD), neuropathic pain and social anxiety disorder (SAD). Each drug candidate in VistaGen’s pipeline is either currently in or has completed Phase 2 clinical development in the United States. AV-101, an oral NMDA receptor glycine B antagonist, is in Phase 2 development as an adjunctive treatment of MDD. The FDA has granted Fast Track designation for development of AV-101 as both a potential adjunctive treatment of MDD and as a non-opioid treatment for neuropathic pain. PH10 intranasal, a first-in-class neuroactive steroid with rapid onset effects, is in Phase 2 development for MDD. PH94B intranasal, also a first-in-class neuroactive steroid with rapid onset effects, has completed Phase 2 development and is now being prepared for pivotal Phase 3 clinical development as an on demand (PRN) treatment of SAD.

For more information, please visit www.vistagen.com and connect with VistaGen on Twitter, LinkedIn and Facebook.

Company Contact
Mark A. McPartland
VistaGen Therapeutics Inc.
Phone: +1 (650) 577-3600
Email: IR@vistagen.com

Investor Contact
Valter Pinto / Allison Soss
KCSA Strategic Communications
Phone: +1 (212) 896-1254/+1 (212) 896-1267
Email: VistaGen@KCSA.com

Media Contact
Caitlin Kasunich / Lisa Lipson
KCSA Strategic Communications
Phone: +1 (212) 896-1241/+1 (508) 843-6428
Email: VistaGen@KCSA.com

Thursday, December 27, 2018 - 08:30