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Vericel to Present at the 2019 UBS Global Healthcare Conference on Wednesday, May 22, 2019

May 15, 2019

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., May 15, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Vericel Corporation (NASDAQ:VCEL), a leader in advanced cell therapies for the sports medicine and severe burn care markets, today announced that Nick Colangelo, president and CEO, will present the latest company overview at the 2019 UBS Global Healthcare Conference in New York City on Wednesday, May 22, 2019 at 10:30am Eastern Time.

A live webcast of the presentation will be available on the Investor Relations section of the Vericel Corporation website at: http://investors.vcel.com

About Vericel CorporationVericel is a leader in advanced cell therapies for the sports medicine and severe burn care markets. The company markets two cell therapy products in the United States. MACI® (autologous cultured chondrocytes on porcine collagen membrane) is an autologous cellularized scaffold product indicated for the repair of symptomatic, single or multiple full-thickness cartilage defects of the knee with or without bone involvement in adults. Epicel® (cultured epidermal autografts) is a permanent skin replacement for the treatment of patients with deep dermal or full thickness burns greater than or equal to 30% of total body surface area. The company also holds an exclusive license for North American commercial rights to NexoBrid®, a registration-stage biological orphan product for debridement of severe thermal burns. For more information, please visit the company’s website at www.vcel.com.

Epicel® and MACI® are registered trademarks of Vericel Corporation. © 2019 Vericel Corporation. NexoBrid® is a registered trademark of MediWound Ltd. and is used under license to Vericel Corporation. All rights reserved.

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Karen ChaseRusso Partners LLCKaren.chase@russopartnersllc.com+1 646-942-5627 (office)+1 917-547-0434 (mobile)

Investor Contacts:Chad RubinSolebury Troutcrubin@troutgroup.com+1 646-378-2947

Lee SternSolebury Troutlstern@troutgroup.com+1 646-378-2922