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Axsome Therapeutics to Present at the 2016 BIO CEO & Investor Conference

NEW YORK, Feb. 01, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Axsome Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ:AXSM), a clinical stage biopharmaceutical company developing novel therapies for the management of central nervous system (CNS) disorders, today announced that Herriot Tabuteau, M.D., Axsome’s Chief Executive Officer, will present at the 18th Annual BIO CEO & Investor Conference on February 8, 2016 at 9:30 AM Eastern Time. Dr. Tabuteau will provide an overview of Axsome’s business and late-stage clinical product candidates, AXS-02 and AXS-05. The conference will be held at the Waldorf Astoria in New York, NY.

A live webcast and archive of the event can be viewed on the Investors section of the Company's website at www.axsome.com.

For more information on the BIO CEO & Investor Conference, please visit: www.bio.org/events/conferences/bio-ceo-investor-conference.

About Axsome Therapeutics, Inc.
Axsome Therapeutics, Inc. is a clinical stage biopharmaceutical company developing novel therapies for the management of central nervous system (CNS) disorders. Axsome’s product candidate portfolio includes two late-stage candidates, AXS-02 and AXS-05. AXS-02 is currently in a Phase 3 trial in complex regional pain syndrome (CRPS), with additional Phase 3 trials planned in knee osteoarthritis (OA) associated with bone marrow lesions (BMLs), and chronic low back pain (CLBP) associated with Modic changes (MCs). A Phase 3 trial in treatment resistant depression (TRD) is currently planned with AXS-05. AXS-02 and AXS-05 are investigational and are not yet approved. No claims on the safety or efficacy of these product candidates are supported by the FDA.

Forward Looking Statements
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Axsome Contact: Mark Jacobson Vice President, Operations Axsome Therapeutics, Inc. 25 Broadway, 9th Floor New York, NY 10004 Tel: 212-332-3243 Email: mjacobson@axsome.com www.axsome.com Trout Group Contact: Marcy Beth Nanus Senior Vice President The Trout Group LLC Tel: 646-378-2927 Email: mnanus@troutgroup.com

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