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Organovo to Present at the 13th Annual Needham Healthcare Conference

SAN DIEGO, April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Organovo Holdings, Inc. (NYSE MKT: ONVO) ("Organovo"), a three-dimensional biology company focused on delivering breakthrough 3D bioprinting technology, has been invited to present at the 13th Annual Needham Healthcare Conference, which will be held in New York April 8-9, 2014.

Organovo's Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Keith Murphy, will be presenting at 8:40 am, April 9th.  The conference is being held at The Westin New York Grand Central Hotel, New York, NY.

Needham's Healthcare Conference focuses on connecting leading emerging life science companies and institutional investors.  This year, senior management teams from approximately 120 companies in the biotechnology, specialty pharmaceutical, medical technology and diagnostic sectors are scheduled to present.  The life sciences sector is enjoying its fourth straight year of outperforming the broader market.  One-on-one meetings with companies will be available for qualified institutional investors and venture capital firms.

About Organovo Holdings, Inc.

Organovo designs and creates functional, three-dimensional human tissues for medical research and therapeutic applications. The Company is collaborating with pharmaceutical and academic partners to develop human biological disease models in three dimensions. These 3D human tissues have the potential to accelerate the drug discovery process, enabling treatments to be developed faster and at lower cost. In addition to numerous scientific publications, the Company's technology has been featured in The Wall Street Journal, Time Magazine, The Economist, and numerous others. Organovo is changing the shape of medical research and practice. Learn more at www.organovo.com.

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Any 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 market acceptance of the Company's products; 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 prospectus supplement filed with the SEC on November 27, 2013 and our transition report on Form 10-KT filed with the SEC on May 24, 2013 as well as our other filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission. 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.

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