NEW YORK, June 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- NeoStem, Inc. (NYSE Amex: 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 exclusive 10-year agreement with Enhance BioMedical Holdings Limited, a Shanghai corporation, to develop a Stem Cell Collection and Treatment Network using NeoStem's proprietary adult stem cell technologies in Shanghai, Taiwan as well as the Chinese provinces of Jiangsu, Zhejiang, Fujian, Anhui and Jiangxi.
Enhance BioMedical Holdings is a subsidiary of Enhance Holding Corporation, a multinational conglomerate with successful businesses in various market sectors including healthcare. The conglomerate's CEO, Jackson Ling, recently invested $5 million in an $11-million private placement financing for NeoStem. Enhance BioMedical has healthcare provider relationships with numerous hospitals and doctors in Taiwan and Shanghai, as well as in the five provinces in China to which the Network Agreement relates. Enhance BioMedical operates the Anti-Aging and Prevention Medical Center in Taipei, Taiwan, with facilities focused on stem cell research and development and anti-aging therapies. It expects to open an additional healthcare center in Shanghai in the Spring of 2010, targeting high net worth individuals.
The Network Agreement expands NeoStem's China-related activities, which are focused on moving forward regenerative medical therapies and medical tourism for people seeking high-quality treatments not available in their own countries. Under the Network Agreement, Enhance BioMedical is given the exclusive rights to utilize NeoStem's proprietary adult stem cell technologies identified by NeoStem from time to time to provide adult stem cell services and therapies in the Asian territory. NeoStem will train
|SOURCE NeoStem, Inc.|
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