MENLO PARK, Calif., March 01, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Versartis, Inc. (NASDAQ:VSAR), an endocrine-focused biopharmaceutical company that is developing somavaratan (VRS-317), a novel, long-acting form of recombinant human growth hormone (rhGH) for growth hormone deficiency (GHD), today announced that the Company is scheduled to present at two upcoming investor conferences. Details are as follows:
Event:  Cowen & Co. 37th Annual Healthcare Conference
Date:  Tuesday, March 7, 2017
Time:   10:40 a.m. ET
Location:  The Boston Marriott Copley Place - Boston, MA
Event:  Barclays Global Healthcare Conference
Date:  Tuesday, March 14, 2017
Time:  3:50 p.m. ET
Location:  Loews Miami Beach Hotel - Miami, FL

Audio webcasts of the Company's presentations will be available on the investor relations section of the Versartis' website at  A replay of the presentation will be available for 90 days.

About Versartis, Inc.Versartis, Inc. is an endocrine-focused biopharmaceutical company initially developing somavaratan, a novel, long-acting form of recombinant human growth hormone in late-stage clinical trials for the treatment of GHD in children and adults.  Somavaratan is intended to reduce the burden of daily injection therapy by requiring significantly fewer injections, potentially improving adherence and, therefore, treatment outcomes.  For more information on Versartis, visit
Contacts:Corporate Communications: Christine LabareeCorporate Affairs(650) 600-1697clabaree@versartis.comInvestors:David BurkeDirector, Investor Relations(650) 516-2703

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