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MELA Sciences to Provide Corporate Overview at the Craig-Hallum Capital Group's 2014 Alpha Select Conference

IRVINGTON, N.Y., Sept. 15, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- MELA Sciences, Inc. (Nasdaq:MELA), developer of the MelaFind® system, a non-invasive optical diagnostic tool that assists dermatologists in the diagnosis of melanoma at its most curable and cost-effective stage and that has received both FDA Pre-Market Approval (PMA) for the U.S. and CE Marking certification for the European Union, today announced that MELA CEO Rose Crane will provide a corporate overview at the Craig-Hallum Capital Group's 2014 Alpha Select Conference in New York City.

MELA Sciences' Conference Presentation Details:
Date: Thursday, September 18
Time: 8:00am Eastern Time
Location: Nolita Hub, Convene Conference Center
Webcast: http://wsw.com/webcast/ch4/mela

About MelaFind www.melafind.com

MelaFind is the first and only medical device with FDA Pre-Market Approval (PMA) for the U.S. and CE Marking certification for the European Union designed to assist dermatologists in the evaluation and diagnosis of melanoma at its most curable and cost-effective stage. The MelaFind® system utilizes innovative software driven technology and state-of-the-art 3-D optical imaging to non-invasively extract data 2.5 mm below the skin surface from patient's pigmented ambiguous moles and objectively analyzes them with proprietary algorithms. MelaFind provides important additional perspective to physicians via 3-D spectral images and 100% objective data analysis to help them better understand the structural disorganization of a patient's pigmented ambiguous moles (before cutting the skin) during the evaluation and diagnosis process for melanoma.

About MELA Sciences, Inc. www.melasciences.com

MELA Sciences is a medical technology company dedicated to designing and developing innovative software-driven technology for the clinical early detection and prevention of skin cancer. MELA Sciences conducted the largest, positive prospective study ever done on the melanoma disease, and is the first and only medical technology company to receive both FDA Pre-Market Approval (PMA) for the U.S. and CE Marking certification for the European Union for a device of this nature.

CONTACT: Media Diana Garcia Redruello MELA Sciences, Inc. 212-518-4226 dgarcia@melasciences.com Investors Andrew McDonald LifeSci Advisors, LLC 646-597-6987 Andrew@LifeSciAdvisors.comSource:MELA Sciences