OXiGENE Announces Updated Time for Presentation at the ROTH Conference

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SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., March 11, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- OXiGENE, Inc. (Nasdaq:OXGN), a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company developing novel therapeutics to treat cancer, announced that the company's presentation and webcast at the ROTH Capital Partners 26th Annual Growth Stock Conference will take place on Wednesday, March 12 at 9:30 a.m. PT at The Ritz Carlton Hotel in Dana Point California. Peter Langecker, M.D., PhD., Chief Executive Officer, will provide an update and corporate overview.

To listen to a live or an archived version of the audio webcast, please log on to the Company's website, www.oxigene.com.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 solid tumors. 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.

CONTACT: Investor and Media Contact: ir@oxigene.com 650-635-7000

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