AxoGen, Inc. Expands Presence at the American Society for Surgery of the Hand (ASSH) 2015

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Sponsoring Interactive Panel Discussion with Leading Surgeons on the Value of Nerve Repair Technologies in Today’s Practices

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AxoGen, Inc. (NASDAQ: AXGN), a leader in developing and marketing innovative surgical solutions for peripheral nerve injuries, today announced the expansion of their presence at this year’s American Society for Surgery of the Hand (ASSH) 2015 Meeting, taking place September 10-12 in Seattle, Washington.

AxoGen, Inc. is sponsoring an interactive panel discussion entitled The Value of Nerve Repair Technologies in Your Practice on Friday, September 11 from 7:00-8:00am. The panel is comprised of leading nerve repair practitioners, including Peter Evans, MD PhD FRCSC, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland OH, Dean Sotereanos, MD, University of Pittsburgh Center, Pittsburgh PA, Bauback Safa, MD MBA FACS, The Buncke Clinic, San Francisco, CA, and Joaquim Casañas, MD, Teknon Medical Center, Barcelona, Spain. The panel will focus on the value of nerve repair technologies in today’s nerve repair practices and will discuss current clinical data, evidence based repair algorithms, case planning, time saving approaches, repair optimization and clinical cases with participation from those in attendance.

AxoGen products will be discussed and demonstrated in scientific presentations, panel discussions and in educational programs during the conference. In addition, Karen Zaderej, AxoGen’s President and CEO, is an invited speaker at the Women in Hand Surgery event.

“AxoGen is committed to providing access to the latest innovative techniques in peripheral nerve repair. Our technologies play a key role in providing surgeons with solutions for many of their standard, as well as challenging nerve injuries. These educational programs help to provide surgeons with the latest information on repair techniques that can be incorporated into the surgeon’s daily practice,” says Erick DeVinney, AxoGen’s Vice President of Clinical and Translational Sciences.

In addition to sponsoring the educational forums, AxoGen will be exhibiting its full portfolio of nerve repair products at Booth 629 at the ASSH meeting.

About This Event
ASSH Industry Forum 18: The Value of Nerve Repair Technologies in Your Practice
Friday, September 11; 7:00 - 8:00 AM PST
Room 609, Washington State Convention Center
Panelists: Peter Evans, MD PhD FRCSC, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland OH, Dean Sotereanos, MD, University of Pittsburgh Center, Pittsburgh PA, Bauback Safa, MD MBA FACS, The Buncke Clinic, San Francisco, CA, and Joaquim Casañas, MD, Teknon Medical Center, Barcelona, Spain

About AxoGen, Inc.
AxoGen (NASDAQ: AXGN) is a leading medical technology company dedicated to peripheral nerve repair. AxoGen’s portfolio of regenerative medicine products is available in the United States, Canada and several other countries and includes Avance® Nerve Graft, an off-the-shelf processed human nerve allograft for bridging severed nerves without the comorbidities associated with a second surgical site, AxoGuard® Nerve Connector, a porcine submucosa extracellular matrix (“ECM”) coaptation aid for tensionless repair of severed nerves, and AxoGuard® Nerve Protector, a porcine submucosa ECM product used to wrap and protect injured peripheral nerves and reinforce the nerve reconstruction while preventing soft tissue attachments.

Avance® Nerve Graft is processed in the United States by AxoGen. AxoGuard® Nerve Connector and AxoGuard® Nerve Protector are manufactured in the United States by Cook Biotech Incorporated, and are distributed worldwide exclusively by AxoGen. AxoGen maintains its corporate offices in Alachua, Florida and is the parent of its wholly owned operating subsidiary, AxoGen Corporation.

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AxoGen, Inc.
Gregory Freitag, Chief Financial Officer & General Counsel

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Michael Polyviou/Doug Sherk – Investor Relations            
mpolyviou(at)evcgroup(dot)com; dsherk(at)evcgroup(dot)com

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