NEW YORK, March 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- NeoStem, Inc. (NYSE Amex: NBS), an international biopharmaceutical company with operations in the U.S. and China, is pleased to announce that Jason Kolbert has joined the firm as Vice President of Strategic Business Development. Jason was formerly a managing director of National Securities where he founded the firm's research effort in emerging biotechnology companies. Jason's coverage universe has been focused on cell therapeutic companies focused in oncology and regenerative medicine, where NeoStem was one of his covered companies.
Jason has spent the past 16 years on Wall Street as an analyst both managing biotechnology dedicated investments (buy-side) and covering biotechnology companies (sell-side). Prior to his career on Wall Street he spent several years in the pharmaceutical industry with Schering-Plough in Japan where he developed an extensive working knowledge of pharmaceutical operations in Asia. Jason has an undergraduate degree in Chemistry (New Paltz) and an MBA in Finance (University of New Haven).
"NeoStem represents everything my training has taught me to look for: a highly experienced management team with an established track record, a promising core technology (VSEL™ Technology) with an active research facility that holds great clinical promise, and expertise in complex biologic manufacturing coupled with revenues and extensive client relationships (Progenitor Cell Therapy), all combined with a separate business line in pharmaceutical API manufacturing (Suzhou Erye) that has significant revenues from one of the most attractive and growing regions of the world - China. All of the assets are here and, with some strategic focus, I believe we can both unlock value for shareholders and change people's lives as the medical paradigm shifts to cell-based approaches," said Jason Kolbert, Vice President of Str
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