Nanosphere to Host Investor Day on March 20th in New York

NORTHBROOK, Ill., March 3, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Nanosphere, Inc. (Nasdaq:NSPH), a company enhancing medicine through targeted molecular diagnostics, today announced that it will host an Investor Day on Thursday, March 20, 2014, beginning at 8:00am Eastern Time, in New York City. Nanosphere's executive management team will provide an overview of the Company's strategies to drive long-term growth and enhance shareholder value, and an industry key opinion leader will offer perspective on the value of Nanosphere's molecular diagnostic offerings.

The presentations, followed by a question-and-answer session, will be webcast live beginning at 8am Eastern Time. The webcast and accompanying presentation materials will be accessible live and archived on the Investor Relations section of Nanosphere's corporate website at The presentation slides will be available for download and printing following the live event.

About Nanosphere, Inc.

Nanosphere is enhancing medicine through targeted molecular diagnostics that result in earlier disease detection, optimal patient treatment and improved healthcare economics. The Company's versatile technology platform, the Verigene® System, enables clinicians to rapidly detect the most complex, costly and deadly infectious diseases through a low cost and simple-to-use multiplexed diagnostic test. The combination of this innovative technology and Nanosphere's customer-driven solutions keeps commitment to the patient at the forefront of its business. Nanosphere is based in Northbrook, IL. Additional information is available at

Except for historical information, the matters discussed in this press release are "forward-looking statements" and are subject to risks and uncertainties. Actual results could differ materially from these forward-looking statements. Factors that could cause or contribute to such differences include, but are not limited to, the following: (i) Nanosphere's ability to develop commercially viable products; (ii) Nanosphere's ability to achieve profitability; (iii) Nanosphere's ability to produce and market its products; (iv) Nanosphere's ability to obtain regulatory approval of its products; (v) Nanosphere's ability to protect its intellectual property; (vi) competition and alternative technologies; and (vii) Nanosphere's ability to obtain additional financing to support its operations. Additional risks are discussed in the Company's current filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Although the Company believes the expectations reflected in such forward-looking statements are based on reasonable assumptions, it can give no assurance that its expectations will be attained. The forward-looking statements are made as of the date of this press release, and we undertake no obligation to publicly update or revise any forward-looking statement, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise.

CONTACT: Investors: Roger Moody Chief Financial Officer Nanosphere, Inc. 847-400-9021 Media: Lindsey Saxon Director of Communications Nanosphere, Inc. 847-400-9173 Michael Rice Founding Partner LifeSci Advisors 646-597-6979 mrice@lifesciadvisors.comSource:Nanosphere, Inc.