SAN DIEGO, April 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Organovo Holdings, Inc. (OTCQX: ONVO) ("Organovo"), a creator and manufacturer of functional, three-dimensional human tissues for medical research and therapeutic applications, has been invited to present at the 12th Annual Needham Healthcare Conference, which will be held in New York April 30 through May 1, 2013. Organovo's Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Keith Murphy, will present on May 1st, at 3:00 p.m. Needham & Company's 12th Annual Healthcare Conference is a high-impact forum for institutional investors and venture capital firms to hear the latest updates from senior management teams of both public and private companies in the Biotechnology, Specialty Pharmaceuticals, Medical Technology and Diagnostics sectors. One-on-one meetings will be available for qualified investors. This conference is by invitation only. The conference will be held at The Westin Grand Central Hotel, 212 East 42nd Street, NY, NY 10017. About Organovo Holdings, Inc. Organovo designs and creates functional, three-dimensional human tissues for medical research and therapeutic applications. The company is working in collaboration with pharmaceutical and academic partners to develop human biological disease models in three dimensions that enable therapeutic drug discovery and development. Organovo's technology can also be applied to create surgical tissues for direct therapy. Their three-dimensional bioprinting technology was selected as one of the "Best Inventions of 2010" by TIME Magazine. Organovo leads the way in solving complex medical research problems and building the future of medicine. Visit us at: www.organovo.com. Safe Harbor StatementAny statements contained in this press release that do not describe historical facts may constitute forward-looking statements as that term is defined in the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Any forward-looking statements contained herein are based on current expectations, but are subject to a number of risks and uncertainties. The factors that could cause actual future results to differ materially from current expectations include, but are not limited to, risks and uncertainties relating to the Company's ability to develop, market and sell products based on its technology; the expected benefits and efficacy of the Company's products and technology; the availability of substantial additional funding for the Company to continue its operations and to conduct research and development, clinical studies and future product commercialization; and the Company's business, research, product development, regulatory approval, marketing and distribution plans and strategies. These and other factors are identified and described in more detail in our filings with the SEC, including our annual report on Form 10-K filed with the SEC on March 15, 2013. You should not place undue reliance on these forward-looking statements, which speak only as of the date that they were made. These cautionary statements should be considered with any written or oral forward-looking statements that we may issue in the future. Except as required by applicable law, including the securities laws of the United States, we do not intend to update any of the forward-looking statements to conform these statements to reflect actual results, later events or circumstances or to reflect the occurrence of unanticipated events. SOURCE Organovo Holdings, Inc.