SOURCE: MELA Sciences, Inc.

MELA Sciences, Inc.

February 27, 2012 16:15 ET

MELA Sciences to Present at Upcoming Investor Conferences

IRVINGTON, NY--(Marketwire - Feb 27, 2012) - MELA Sciences, Inc. (NASDAQ: MELA), the medical device company focused on the design, development and commercialization of MelaFind®, today announced that Joseph V. Gulfo, MD, President and CEO, will be presenting at two upcoming investor conferences.

On Wednesday, March 7, 2012, Dr. Gulfo will give a presentation at the Cowen & Company 32nd Annual Healthcare Conference in Boston. To access a live webcast of this presentation, visit the investor relations section of A replay will be available on the company's website for two weeks following the presentation.

On Thursday, March 22, 2012, Dr. Gulfo will participate in the Rodman & Renshaw 2nd Annual Life Sciences Summit in Deer Valley, UT.

About MELA Sciences, Inc.
MELA Sciences is a medical device company focused on the design, development and commercialization of MelaFind, a non-invasive tool to provide additional information to dermatologists during melanoma skin examinations. The Company's flagship product, MelaFind, is intended to be used when a trained dermatologist chooses to obtain additional information to help decide whether to biopsy certain indeterminate pigmented skin lesions. MelaFind has received approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration and is approved for use in the U.S. In addition, MelaFind has received the CE Mark and is approved for use in the European Union.

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