OXiGENE Announces Presentation at the ROTH Conference on March 11, 2014

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SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., March 7, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- OXiGENE, Inc. (Nasdaq:OXGN), a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company developing novel therapeutics to treat cancer, announced that Peter Langecker, M.D., PhD., President and Chief Executive Officer, will provide a corporate overview at the ROTH Capital Partners 26th Annual Growth Stock Conference on Tuesday, March 11, 2014 at 12:00 pm PT at The Ritz Carlton Hotel in Dana Point California.

To listen to a live or an archived version of the audio webcast, please log on to the Company's website, www.oxigene.com. Under the "Investors" tab, select the link to "Events & Presentations." A replay of the webcast will be available one hour after the conclusion of the live event.

About OXiGENE

OXiGENE is a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company developing novel therapeutics to treat cancer. The Company is focused on developing vascular disrupting agents (VDAs) which are compounds that selectively disrupt abnormal blood vessels associated with solid tumor survival and progression. The Company's lead clinical product candidate, ZYBRESTAT®, is in development as a potential treatment for ovarian cancer, neuroendocrine tumors (NET) and anaplastic thyroid cancer (ATC). OXi4503, its second-generation product candidate, is in development for acute myeloid leukemia (AML). OXiGENE is dedicated to leveraging its intellectual property and therapeutic development expertise to bring life-extending and life-enhancing medicines to patients.

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