VirtualScopics Receives Additional Time to Regain Compliance with Nasdaq

ROCHESTER, N.Y., Feb. 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- VirtualScopics, Inc. (Nasdaq: VSCP) today announced that The Nasdaq Stock Market has informed the Company that it has been granted an additional 180 day period, or until August 26, 2013, to regain compliance with the minimum $1 bid price per share requirement. The determination was based on the Company meeting the continued listing requirement for market value of publicly held shares and all other applicable requirements for initial listing on Nasdaq with the exception of the bid price requirement, and the Company's intent to cure the deficiency during the second compliance period by effecting a reverse stock split, if necessary.

If at any time during this additional time period the closing bid price of the Company's stock is at least $1 per share for a minimum of 10 consecutive business days, Nasdaq will provide written confirmation of compliance and the matter will be closed.

About VirtualScopics, Inc.
VirtualScopics, Inc. is a leading provider of imaging solutions to accelerate drug and medical device development.  VirtualScopics has developed a robust software platform for analysis and modeling of both structural and functional medical images.  In combination with VirtualScopics' industry-leading experience and expertise in advanced imaging biomarker measurement, this platform provides a uniquely clear window into the biological activity of drugs and devices in clinical trial patients, allowing sponsors to make better decisions faster.  For more information about VirtualScopics, visit www.virtualscopics.com.

Forward-Looking Statements
The statements contained in this press release that are not purely historical are forward-looking statements within the meaning of Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended and Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, and are intended to be covered by the safe harbors created thereby. These forward-looking statements include, but are not limited to, statements regarding the Company's attempts to regain compliance with Nasdaq listing requirements, the expected benefits of the Company's investment in infrastructure and new customer contract signings and awards and/or statements preceded by, followed by or that include the words "believes," "could," "expects," "anticipates," "estimates," "intends," "plans," "projects," "seeks," or similar expressions. Forward-looking statements deal with the Company's current plans, intentions, beliefs and expectations. Investors are cautioned that all forward-looking statements involve risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially from those in the forward-looking statements.  Many of these risks and uncertainties are discussed in the Company's Annual Report on Form 10-K for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2011 filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission (the "SEC"), and in any subsequent reports filed with the SEC, all of which are available at the SEC's website at www.sec.gov. These include without limitation: the risk of cancellation or delay of customer contracts or specifically as it relates to contact awards, the risk that they may not get signed.  Other risks include the company's dependence on its largest customers and risks of contract performance, protection of our intellectual property and the risks of infringement of the intellectual property rights of others. All forward-looking statements speak only as of the date of this press release and the Company undertakes no obligation to update such forward-looking statements.

CONTACTS:   

Investor Relations:

Company Contact:


Tim Ryan

Molly Henderson


The Shoreham Group 

Chief Business and Financial Officer, Sr. Vice President


80 Eighth Ave, Ste 1107

500 Linden Oaks


New York, NY 10011

Rochester, New York 14625


+1 212 242 7777 Direct   

+1 585 249.6231


tryan@shorehamgroupllc.com


SOURCE VirtualScopics, Inc.



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