Geron Corp. : Geron to Present at the Needham Healthcare Conference

     Geron Corp. : Geron to Present at the Needham Healthcare Conference

MENLO PARK, Calif., April 24, 2013 - Geron Corporation (Nasdaq: GERN) today
announced that John Scarlett, M.D., President and Chief Executive Officer,
will present an overview of the company at 10:00 a.m. Eastern Time on
Wednesday, May 1, at the Needham 12th Annual Healthcare Conference in New York
City.

A live webcast of the presentation will be available at
http://wsw.com/webcast/needham58/gern/. Following the live presentation, the
webcast will be archived and available for replay at the same address for a
period of 30 days.

About Geron

Geron is a biopharmaceutical company developing first-in-class therapies for
cancer, including its telomerase inhibitor, imetelstat, in clinical
development. For more information about Geron, visit www.geron.com.

CONTACT:

Anna Krassowska, Ph.D.
Investor and Media Relations
650-473-7765
investor@geron.com
media@geron.com

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