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OncoCyte Corporation to Present at the 2016 BIO CEO & Investor Conference

ALAMEDA, Calif., Feb. 02, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- OncoCyte Corporation (NYSE:OCX), a developer of novel, non-invasive blood based tests for the early detection of cancer, announced today that William Annett, Chief Executive Officer, is scheduled to present an overview of the company and its progress at The 18th Annual BIO CEO & Investor Conference on Tuesday, February 9, 2016, at 8:30 a.m. ET. The conference will be held in New York, NY.

A live audio and/or webcast and subsequent archived replay of OncoCyte’s presentation may be accessed via the Investors section of the Company’s website under “Events & Presentations” at http://investors.oncocyte.com/. The replay will be available for 90 days after the event.

About OncoCyte Corporation

OncoCyte is primarily focused on the development and commercialization of novel, non-invasive blood and urine (“liquid biopsy”) diagnostic tests for the early detection of cancer to improve health outcomes through earlier diagnoses, to reduce the cost of care through the avoidance of more costly diagnostic procedures, including invasive biopsy and cystoscopic procedures, and to improve the quality of life for cancer patients.

While current biopsy tests use invasive surgical procedures to provide tissue samples in order to determine if a tumor is benign or malignant, OncoCyte is developing a next generation of diagnostic tests that will be based on liquid biopsies using blood or urine samples. OncoCyte’s pipeline products are intended to be confirmatory diagnostics for detecting lung, bladder and breast cancer. OncoCyte’s diagnostic tests are being developed using proprietary sets of genetic and protein markers that differentially express in specific types of cancer.

Forward Looking Statements

Statements pertaining to future financial and/or operating results, future growth in research, technology, clinical development, and potential opportunities for OncoCyte, along with other statements about the future expectations, beliefs, goals, plans, or prospects expressed by management constitute forward-looking statements. Any statements that are not historical fact (including, but not limited to statements that contain words such as “will,” “believes,” “plans,” “anticipates,” “expects,” “estimates”) should also be considered to be forward-looking statements. Forward-looking statements involve risks and uncertainties, including, without limitation, risks inherent in the development and/or commercialization of potential diagnostic tests or products, uncertainty in the results of clinical trials or regulatory approvals, need and ability to obtain future capital, and maintenance of intellectual property rights. Actual results may differ materially from the results anticipated in these forward-looking statements and as such should be evaluated together with the many uncertainties that affect the business of OncoCyte, particularly those mentioned in the cautionary statements found in OncoCyte’s Securities and Exchange Commission filings. OncoCyte disclaims any intent or obligation to update these forward-looking statements.

Investor Contact: EVC Group, Inc. Michael Polyviou/Chris Dailey 646-445-4800 mpolyviou@evcgroup.com /cdailey@evcgroup.com

Source: Oncocyte Corporation