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Matinas BioPharma Selected to Present at the BioNJ Ninth Annual BioPartnering Conference

BEDMINSTER, N.J., May 01, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Matinas BioPharma Holdings, Inc. (NYSE AMER: MTNB), a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company, today announced that Theresa Matkovits, Ph.D., Chief Development Officer of the Company, was selected to present a corporate overview and host one-on-one meetings with leading industry executives at BioNJ’s Ninth Annual BioPartnering Conference on Wednesday, May 8, 2019 during the afternoon session being held 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM ET.

As part of her presentation, Dr. Matkovits will provide a corporate update and will discuss the Company’s differentiated LNC drug delivery platform. Matinas’ LNC platform technology offers an intracellular drug delivery solution with potential advantages for a range of therapeutics, including small molecules, nucleic acid polymers, proteins, peptides, vaccines, as well as the targeted delivery of gene editing technologies.  Dr. Matkovits will also provide an overview of the Company’s lead anti-infective pipeline candidate, MAT2203.

BioNJ’s Ninth Annual BioPartnering Conference, developed in partnership with J.P. Morgan Chase, will bring together nearly 400 public and private company investors, life sciences professionals and academic partners from the Northeast to Mid-Atlantic states. Pharmaceutical sponsors for the conference include The Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson, Merck, and Pfizer. Supporting partners for this years’ conference include BIO, Bio Connecticut, Choose NJ, Delaware Bio, New Jersey Economic Development Authority, the Licensing Executives Society, MassBio, New York Bio and the Precision Medicine Leadership Summit.

About Matinas BioPharma

Matinas BioPharma is a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on creating value through the streamlined development of its lead product candidate, MAT9001, for the treatment of cardiovascular and metabolic conditions and the application of its lipid nano-crystal (“LNC”) platform technology to solve complex challenges relating to the safe and effective delivery of small molecules, gene therapies, proteins, peptides and vaccines.

Forward Looking Statements: This release contains "forward-looking statements" within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995, including those relating to the Company's anticipated capital and liquidity needs, strategic focus and the future development of its product candidates, including MAT9001 and MAT2203, the anticipated timing of regulatory submissions, the anticipated timing of clinical studies, the anticipated timing of regulatory interactions, the Company’s ability to identify and pursue development and partnership opportunities for its products or platform delivery technology on favorable terms, if at all, and the ability to obtain required regulatory approval and other statements that are predictive in nature, that depend upon or refer to future events or conditions. All statements other than statements of historical fact are statements that could be forward-looking statements. Forward-looking statements include words such as "expects," "anticipates," "intends," "plans," "could," "believes," "estimates" and similar expressions. These statements involve known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors which may cause actual results to be materially different from any future results expressed or implied by the forward-looking statements. Forward-looking statements are subject to a number of risks and uncertainties, including, but not limited to, our ability to obtain additional capital to meet our liquidity needs on acceptable terms, or at all, including the additional capital which will be necessary to complete the clinical trials of our product candidates; our ability to successfully complete research and further development and commercialization of our product candidates; the uncertainties inherent in clinical testing; the timing, cost and uncertainty of obtaining regulatory approvals; our ability to protect the Company's intellectual property; the loss of any executive officers or key personnel or consultants; competition; changes in the regulatory landscape or the imposition of regulations that affect the Company's products; and the other factors listed under "Risk Factors" in our filings with the SEC, including Forms 10-K, 10-Q and 8-K. Investors are cautioned not to place undue reliance on such forward-looking statements, which speak only as of the date of this release. Except as may be required by law, the Company does not undertake any obligation to release publicly any revisions to such forward-looking statements to reflect events or circumstances after the date hereof or to reflect the occurrence of unanticipated events. Matinas BioPharma's product candidates are all in a development stage and are not available for sale or use.

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Source: Matinas BioPharma Holdings, Inc.