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CAMBRIDGE, Mass., March 28, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Vericel Corporation (Nasdaq:VCEL), a leading developer of expanded autologous cell therapies for the treatment of patients with serious diseases and conditions, today announced that Nick Colangelo, president and CEO, will present at the 16 th Annual Needham Healthcare Conference in New York, NY on Wednesday, April 5, 2017 at 12:10pm Eastern Time. The presentation will be webcast live and may be accessed from the news and events section of the Vericel website: http://investors.vcel.com/events.cfm. About Vericel Corporation Vericel develops, manufactures, and markets expanded autologous cell therapies for the treatment of patients with serious diseases and conditions. The company markets three cell therapy products in the United States. Vericel is marketing MACI ® (autologous cultured chondrocytes on porcine collagen membrane), an autologous cellularized scaffold product indicated for the repair of symptomatic, single or multiple full-thickness cartilage defects of the knee with or without bone involvement in adults. Carticel ® (autologous cultured chondrocytes) is an autologous chondrocyte implant for the treatment of cartilage defects in the knee in patients who have had an inadequate response to a prior arthroscopic or other surgical repair procedure. Epicel ® (cultured epidermal autografts) is a permanent skin replacement for the treatment of patients with deep dermal or full thickness burns greater than or equal to 30% of total body surface area. Vericel is also developing ixmyelocel-T, an autologous multicellular therapy intended to treat advanced heart failure due to ischemic dilated cardiomyopathy (DCM). For more information, please visit the company's website at www.vcel.com. Epicel ®, Carticel ®, and MACI ® are registered trademarks of Vericel Corporation. © 2017 Vericel Corporation. All rights reserved.