Navidea Biopharmaceuticals, Inc. (NYSE MKT: NAVB), a biopharmaceutical company focused on precision diagnostic radiopharmaceuticals, today announced that Dr. Mark Pykett, President and Chief Executive Officer, will participate at the Citi 2013 Global Healthcare Conference on February 25-27, 2013 at the Hilton New York Hotel in New York City. Dr. Pykett will provide an update of the Company and its development programs on Tuesday, February 26, 2013 at 11:05 AM EST. Investors and the public are invited to listen to a live webcast of Dr. Pykett’s presentation at http://www.veracast.com/webcasts/citigroup/healthcare2013/89210684.cfm. Following the conference, the webcast will be archived for approximately 30 days. About Navidea Biopharmaceuticals Inc. Navidea Biopharmaceuticals, Inc. (NYSE MKT: NAVB) is a biopharmaceutical company focused on the development and commercialization of precision diagnostics and radiopharmaceutical agents. Navidea is actively developing four radiopharmaceutical agent platforms – Lymphoseek ®, NAV4694, NAV5001 and RIGScan TM – to help identify the sites and pathways of undetected disease and enable better diagnostic accuracy, clinical decision-making and, ultimately, patient care. Navidea’s strategy is to deliver superior growth and shareholder return by bringing to market novel radiopharmaceutical agents and advancing the Company’s pipeline through selective acquisitions, global partnering and commercialization efforts. For more information, please visit www.navidea.com.