AXCELLA TO PRESENT AT THE JMP SECURITIES LIFE SCIENCES CONFERENCE

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., June 15, 2016 – Axcella Health, a biotechnology company pioneering transformative medicines for patients with conditions where disrupted amino acid biology plays a critical role, announced today that Robert Connelly, President and Chief Executive Officer, will present a company overview at the JMP Securities Life Sciences Conference in New York, N.Y. The presentation will take place June 22, 2016, at 3 p.m. EDT.

About Axcella Health
Axcella Health is pioneering revolutionary new medicines with a focus on amino acid homeostasis. The company has discovered more than 2,000 diseases with amino acid imbalances and developed a systems pharmacology approach to restore health at the cellular level. Axcella’s proprietary platform is clinically validated across several indication areas, with clinical-stage candidates in muscle, neurodegenerative and liver conditions. Axcella is led by a team with a strong track record of leaving a lasting impact on the therapeutic landscape through the development of novel products. The company was founded by VentureLabs, the Innovation Foundry at Flagship Ventures, and has received additional funding from Fidelity Research & Management Group, Gurnet Point Capital and Nestlé Health Science. Axcella is based in Cambridge, Mass. For more information, visit www.axcellahealth.com.

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