Nanosphere To Present At Craig-Hallum Alpha Select Conference

NORTHBROOK, Ill., Sept. 21, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Nanosphere, Inc., (Nasdaq:NSPH), a leader in the development and commercialization of advanced molecular diagnostics systems, announced that Roger Moody, Nanosphere's chief financial officer, will present at the Craig-Hallum Alpha Select Conference on Thursday, September 27, 2012 at 3:30 p.m. ET. The conference will take place at the Sentry Centers, 730 Third Avenue, New York City.

About the Alpha Select Conference

The 3rd annual Alpha Select Conference will feature over 60 small and micro-cap companies that fit the Alpha Select List (ASL) criteria. The ASL typically consists of sub-$250M market cap companies with attractive business models, above average growth trends, and favorable macro-secular themes. The conference is designed to give institutional investors the opportunity to prospect for new investment ideas that could either still be "under the radar" or others that have validated their model and are executing successfully. Four general sectors are being represented: Consumer, Healthcare, Services and Technology as well as many special situation opportunities. 

About Nanosphere, Inc.

Nanosphere develops, manufactures and markets an advanced molecular diagnostics platform, the Verigene® System, for detection of life threatening infections and cardiovascular diseases. This easy to use and cost effective platform enables simple, low cost and highly sensitive genomic and protein testing on a single platform. Nanosphere is based in Northbrook, IL. Additional information is available at .

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CONTACT: Investors:         Nanosphere, Inc.         Roger Moody, 847-400-9021         Chief Financial Officer                  Media:         The Torrenzano Group         Ed Orgon, 212-681-1700

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