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Vermillion PAD Intended Use Study Presented at Society for Vascular Medicine 23rd Annual Scientific Sessions
Date:6/15/2012

AUSTIN, Texas, June 15, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Vermillion, Inc. (NASDAQ: VRML), a leading molecular diagnostics company, reported that results of the recent Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD) multi-marker intended use study were presented this week at the Society for Vascular Medicine's 23rd Annual Scientific Sessions, in Minneapolis, MN. This meeting hosts the nation's leading vascular medicine specialists, and includes sessions on PAD guidelines, policy trends, and advances in the diagnosis and treatment of vascular diseases.

The poster is authored by Professor of Medicine and Associate Director of Stanford Cardiovascular Institute Dr. John Cooke, together with colleagues at the University of Colorado and is entitled "Results of a Biomarker Screen to Identify Peripheral Artery Disease." It reported the results of a multi-center clinical study involving 1,025 subjects, prospectively enrolled from the PAD at-risk population of subjects aged 70 or older, and diabetics and smokers 50 or older.

Different multi-marker algorithms were evaluated in patients with or without PAD, in comparison with the Framingham Risk Score (FRS). The multi-marker models were also assessed for their ability to identify PAD in patients below the high-risk FRS cutoff. The best model demonstrated a c-statistic of 0.73 and more important, identified 17 of 20 (85%) of patients missed by the FRS high-risk cutoff.

"Since one in every 20 Americans over the age of 50 has PAD(1), this study suggests the possibility for a simple and practical way to screen at-risk patients," said Dr. Cooke. "By detecting undiagnosed or asymptomatic PAD, primary care physicians can intervene earlier and improve the health and prognosis for their patients. We are truly excited at the confirmation our biomarker research achieved in this large group of at-risk subjects, and look forward to advancing our program."

For the complete Results of the "Biomarker Screen to Identify Peripheral Artery Disease" poster, please click here.

About Vermillion
Vermillion, Inc. (NASDAQ: VRML) is dedicated to the discovery, development and commercialization of novel high-value diagnostic tests that help physicians diagnose, treat and improve outcomes for patients. Vermillion, along with its prestigious scientific collaborators, has diagnostic programs in oncology, hematology, cardiology and women's health. Additional information about Vermillion can be found at www.vermillion.com.

Forward-Looking Statement
Certain matters discussed in this press release contain forward-looking statements that involve significant risks and uncertainties, including statements regarding Vermillion's plans, objectives, expectations and intentions. These forward-looking statements are based on Vermillion's current expectations. The Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995 provides a "safe harbor" for such forward-looking statements. In order to comply with the terms of the safe harbor, Vermillion notes that a variety of factors could cause actual results and experience to differ materially from the anticipated results or other expectations expressed in such forward-looking statements. Factors that could cause actual results to materially differ include but are not limited to: (1) uncertainty as to Vermillion's ability to protect and promote its proprietary technology; (2) Vermillion's lack of a lengthy track record successfully developing and commercializing diagnostic products; (3) uncertainty as to whether Vermillion will be able to obtain any required regulatory approval of its future diagnostic products; (4) uncertainty of the size of market for its existing diagnostic tests or future diagnostic products, including the risk that its products will not be competitive with products offered by other companies, or that users will not be entitled to receive adequate reimbursement for its products from third party payors such as private insurance companies and government insurance plans; (5) uncertainty that Vermillion has sufficient cash resources to fully commercialize its tests and continue as a going concern; (6) uncertainty whether the trading in Vermillion's stock will become significantly less liquid; and (7) other factors that might be described from time to time in Vermillion's filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission. All information in this press release is as of the date of this report, and Vermillion expressly disclaims any obligation or undertaking to release publicly any updates or revisions to any such statements to reflect any change in Vermillion's expectations or any change in events, conditions or circumstances on which any such statement is based, unless required by law.

This release should be read in conjunction with the consolidated financial statements and notes thereto included in our most recent reports on Form 10-K and Form 10-Q. Copies are available through the SEC's Electronic Data Gathering Analysis and Retrieval system (EDGAR) at www.sec.gov.

(1) National Institutes of Health Publication No. 06 5837

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