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miRagen Therapeutics to Participate in Two Investor Conferences in March

19:00 EST 27 Feb 2017 | Globe Newswire

BOULDER, Colo., Feb. 28, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Miragen Therapeutics, Inc. (Nasdaq:MGEN), a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on the discovery and development of microRNA-targeted therapies, today announced that William S. Marshall, Ph.D., President and Chief Executive Officer, will provide a company overview at the following conferences in March.

  • Cowen and Company 37th Annual Health Care Conference
     - Presentation Date: Tuesday, March 7, 2017
     - Presentation Time: 8:40 a.m. ET
     - Location: Boston Marriott Copley Place

  • Oppenheimer 27th Annual Healthcare Conference
     - Presentation Date: Tuesday, March 21, 2017
     - Presentation Time: 1:00 p.m. ET
     - Location: Westin New York Grand Central

About Miragen Therapeutics, Inc.

Miragen Therapeutics, Inc. is a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company discovering and developing proprietary RNA-targeted therapeutics with a specific focus on microRNAs and their role in diseases where there is a high unmet medical need.  miRagen’s two lead product candidates, MRG-106 and MRG-201, are currently in Phase 1 clinical trials.  miRagen’s clinical product candidate for the treatment of certain cancers, MRG-106, is an inhibitor of microRNA-155, which is found at abnormally high levels in several blood cancers.  miRagen’s clinical product candidate for the treatment of pathological fibrosis, MRG-201, is a replacement for miR-29, which is found at abnormally low levels in a number of pathological fibrotic conditions, including cardiac, renal, hepatic, and pulmonary fibrosis, as well as systemic sclerosis.  In addition to miRagen’s clinical programs, it is developing a pipeline of pre-clinical product candidates.  The goal of miRagen’s translational medicine strategy is to progress rapidly to first in human studies once it has established the pharmacokinetics, pharmacodynamics and safety of the product candidate in pre-clinical studies.  For more information, please visit www.miragentherapeutics.com.

For information on clinical trials please visit www.clinicaltrials.gov.

miRagen Investor Contact:                                                  
Adam Levy                                                  
Chief Business Officer                                                  
(720) 407-4595                                                  
alevy@miragenrx.com

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