Minerva Neurosciences to Present at Upcoming Investor Conferences in June

WALTHAM, Mass., May 28, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Minerva Neurosciences, Inc. (Nasdaq:NERV), a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on the development of innovative therapies to treat central nervous system (CNS) diseases and disorders, today announced that it will participate in the following upcoming investor conferences:

Event: Jefferies 2015 Global Healthcare Conference
Date / Time: Thursday, June 4, 2015 at 11:00 AM (EDT)
Location: New York, NY
Event: JMP Securities Life Sciences Conference 2015
Date / Time: Tuesday, June 23, 2015 at 3:00 PM (EDT)
Location: The St. Regis New York, New York, NY

Live audio webcasts will be available online from the investor relations section of the company's website at http://ir.minervaneurosciences.com. A replay of the presentation will be posted on the Minerva website approximately one hour after the events and will be available for the following 30 days.

About Minerva Neurosciences:

Minerva Neurosciences, Inc. is a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on the development and commercialization of a portfolio of product candidates to treat CNS diseases. Minerva is developing proprietary compounds, including its lead program MIN-101 in development for the treatment of schizophrenia, MIN-202 (JNJ-922) in development for primary and comorbid insomnia, MIN-117 in development for the treatment of major depressive disorder and MIN-301 in development for the treatment of Parkinson's disease. Minerva's common stock is listed on the NASDAQ Global Market where it trades under the symbol "NERV". For more information, please visit: www.minervaneurosciences.com/.

CONTACT: Media Contact: Bill Berry Berry & Company Public Relations 212-253-8881 bberry@berrypr.com Investor Contact: Stephanie Ascher Stern Investor Relations 212-362-1200 stephanie@sternir.com

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