NEW YORK, March 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- NeoStem, Inc. (NYSE Alternext US: NBS), which is pioneering the pre-disease collection, processing and long-term storage of adult stem cells for future medical need, announced today it has signed an agreement with Dr. Vincent C. Giampapa, M.D., F.A.C.S. to open a new stem cell collection center at the Giampapa Institute for Anti-Aging Medical Therapy in Montclair, New Jersey. The agreement adds to NeoStem's national network of metropolitan stem cell collection centers, the most recent of which was in New York City. In February 2009, NeoStem announced it has licensed the exclusive worldwide rights to Dr. Giampapa's innovative stem cell technology and applications for cosmetic facial and body procedures and skin rejuvenation. Dr. Giampapa is a Board-certified plastic reconstructive surgeon and Assistant Clinical Professor of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at the
Dr. Giampapa is renowned for a non-surgical complete facial rejuvenation procedure that involves the use of adult stem cells. The procedure can be accomplished under local anesthesia in an office setting and requires only about a week of recovery time. He is also a founder of Suracell Inc. (www.suracell.com), which formulates for clients a personal genetic health program based on analysis of an individual's genetic profile. "We are currently performing Stem Cell Face Lifts and are looking forward to giving our patients the opportunity to have their stem cells collected today for multiple treatments in the future," said Dr. Giampapa.
NeoStem's collection centers utilize a minimally invasive proprietary system to enable health conscious consumer
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