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AxoGen, Inc. (LECT) Announces 2013 Annual Shareholders' Meeting


6/26/2013 11:38:44 AM

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ALACHUA, FL – June 26, 2013 – AxoGen, Inc. (OTCBB: AXGN), a leading regenerative medicine company focused on the development and commercialization of products and technologies for peripheral nerve reconstruction and regeneration, announced today that it will hold its Annual Shareholders’ Meeting (the “Meeting”) on Thursday, August 1, 2013 at 1:00 PM EST at the Hyatt Regency Orlando International Airport, Mirabel Room, 9300 Jeff Fuqua Boulevard, Orlando, FL 32827.

The Meeting will include an introduction, adjournment and Company overview provided by Karen Zaderej, Chief Executive Officer of AxoGen, and a discussion of formal business matters presided over by Greg Freitag, Chief Financial Officer. Shareholders unable to attend the Meeting in person are invited to participate virtually via the Internet link, www.virtualshareholdermeeting.com/axogen.

The Proxy Statement, with the accompanying Notice of Annual Meeting, and 2012 Annual Report on Form 10–K are available on the “Investors” section of the Company’s website at http://www.axogeninc.com/investors.html. Shareholders of record of the Company’s common stock at the close of business on June 14, 2013 will be entitled to receive notice of and to vote on matters discussed at the Meeting.

About AxoGen, Inc.

AxoGen (AXGN) is a regenerative medicine company dedicated to advancing the science and commercialization of peripheral nerve repair solutions. The Company’s innovative approach to regenerative medicine has resulted in first-in-class products that will define their product categories. AxoGen’s products offer a full suite of surgical nerve reconstruction solutions including Avance® Nerve Graft, the only commercially available processed nerve allograft for bridging severed nerves without the comorbidities associated with a second surgical site, AxoGuard® Nerve Connector, a porcine submucosa ECM coaptation aid for tensionless repair of severed nerves, and AxoGuard® Nerve Protector, a porcine submucosa ECM product used to wrap and protect injured peripheral nerves and reinforce coaptation sites while preventing soft tissue attachments. For more information, visit our website at www.axogeninc.com.

AxoGuard® Nerve Connector and AxoGuard® Nerve Protector are manufactured in the United States by Cook Biotech Incorporated, West Lafayette, Indiana, and are distributed exclusively by AxoGen.

AxoGen is the parent of its wholly owned operating subsidiary, AxoGen Corporation. AxoGen’s principal executive office and operations are located in Alachua, FL.

Cautionary Statements Concerning Forward-Looking Statements

This Press Release contains “forward-looking” statements as defined in the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. These statements are based on management’s current expectations or predictions of future conditions, events or results based on various assumptions and management’s estimates of trends and economic factors in the markets in which we are active, as well as our business plans. Words such as “expects”, “anticipates”, “intends”, “plans”, “believes”, “seeks”, “estimates”, “projects”, “forecasts”, “continue”, “may”, “should”, “will” variations of such words and similar expressions are intended to identify such forward-looking statements. The forward-looking statements may include, without limitation, statements regarding product commercialization and marketing efforts for its portfolio of peripheral nerve repair products, Avance® Nerve Graft, AxoGuard® Nerve Connector and AxoGuard® Nerve Protector, product development, and the intent to list on a national securities exchange. The forward-looking statements are subject to risks and uncertainties, which may cause results to differ materially from those set forth in the statements. Forward-looking statements in this release should be evaluated together with the many uncertainties that affect AxoGen’s business and its market, particularly those discussed in the risk factors and cautionary statements in AxoGen’s filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Forward-looking statements are not guarantees of future performance, and actual results may differ materially from those projected. The forward-looking statements are representative only as of the date they are made, and AxoGen assumes no responsibility to update any forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise.

Contact:

AxoGen, Inc.

Greg Freitag, Chief Financial Officer

386.462.6856

InvestorRelations@AxoGenInc.com

www.AxoGenInc.com

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