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VistaGen Therapeutics to Present at Noble Financial Capital Markets Ninth Annual Equity Conference

SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 01/22/13 -- VistaGen Therapeutics, Inc. (OTCBB: VSTA) (OTCQB: VSTA), a biotechnology company applying stem cell technology for drug rescue, predictive toxicology and drug metabolism screening, today announced that Shawn K. Singh, CEO of VistaGen, will present at Noble Financial Capital Markets' Ninth Annual Equity Conference.

Mr. Singh will discuss VistaGen's progress and unique opportunities to apply its stem cell technology platform, Human Clinical Trials in a Test Tube™, for drug rescue, predictive toxicology and drug metabolism screening. Mr. Singh's presentation will be delivered at 12:30 pm EST on Wednesday, January 23, 2013, at the Hard Rock Hotel in Hollywood, Florida.

Webcast Information: At the time of the presentation, a live audio and video webcast of Mr. Singh's presentation and a copy of the presentation materials will be available on VistaGen's website at www.vistagen.com and Noble Financial's website at www.noblefcm.com. Investors and analysts should register approximately 10 minutes prior to the start of the presentation to ensure timely access. Viewing the presentation will require Microsoft Silverlight (a free download is available from the presentation link).

About VistaGen Therapeutics

VistaGen is a biotechnology company applying human pluripotent stem cell technology for drug rescue, predictive toxicology and drug metabolism screening. VistaGen's drug rescue activities combine its human pluripotent stem cell technology platform, Human Clinical Trials in a Test Tube™, with modern medicinal chemistry to generate novel, safer chemical variants (Drug Rescue Variants) of once-promising small molecule drug candidates. These are drug candidates discontinued by pharmaceutical companies, the U.S. National Institutes of Health (NIH) or university laboratories, after substantial investment in discovery and development, due to heart or liver toxicity or metabolism issues. VistaGen uses its pluripotent stem cell technology to generate early indications, or predictions, of how humans will ultimately respond to new drug candidates before they are ever tested in humans, bringing human biology to the front end of the drug development process.

Additionally, VistaGen's small molecule drug candidate, AV-101, is completing Phase 1 development for treatment of neuropathic pain. Neuropathic pain, a serious and chronic condition causing pain after an injury or disease of the peripheral or central nervous system, affects millions of people worldwide. To date, VistaGen has been awarded over $8.5 million from the NIH for development of AV-101.

Visit VistaGen at http://www.VistaGen.com, follow VistaGen at http://www.twitter.com/VistaGen or view VistaGen's Facebook page at http://www.facebook.com/VistaGen

About Noble Financial

Noble Financial Capital Markets was established in 1984 and is an equity research driven, full-service, investment banking boutique focused on life sciences, technology and media, emerging growth, companies. The company has offices in New York, Boston, New Jersey, Los Angeles, and Boca Raton, FL. In addition to non-deal road shows and sector-specific conferences throughout the year, Noble Financial hosts its large format annual equity conference in January in South Florida featuring 120 - 150 presenting companies from across North America and total attendance of close to 600.

To learn more about Noble Financial Capital Markets, visit www.noblefcm.com

Cautionary Statement Regarding Forward Looking Statements

The statements in this press release that are not historical facts may constitute forward-looking statements that are based on current expectations and are subject to risks and uncertainties that could cause actual future results to differ materially from those expressed or implied by such statements. Those risks and uncertainties include, but are not limited to, risks related to the success of VistaGen's stem cell technology-based drug rescue, predictive toxicology and metabolism screening activities, its AV-101 Phase 1 clinical program, its ability to enter into predictive toxicology, metabolism screening and/or drug rescue collaborations and/or licensing arrangements with respect to one or more drug rescue variants, risks and uncertainties relating to the availability of substantial additional capital to support its research, drug rescue, development and commercialization activities, and the success of its research and development plans and strategies, including those plans and strategies related to AV-101 and any drug rescue variant identified and developed by VistaGen. These and other risks and uncertainties are identified and described in more detail in VistaGen's filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). These filings are available on the SEC's website at www.sec.gov. VistaGen undertakes no obligation to publicly update or revise any forward-looking statements.

For more information:

Shawn K. Singh, J.D.
Chief Executive Officer
VistaGen Therapeutics, Inc.
www.VistaGen.com
650-244-9990 x224
[email protected]

Mission Investor Relations
Atlanta, Georgia
http://www.MissionIR.com
404-941-8975
[email protected]

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