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ViaCyte Announces Executive Management Changes
Date:8/9/2011

SAN DIEGO, Aug. 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- ViaCyte, Inc. today announced changes to its  executive management team, including the appointment of Allan Robins, Ph.D., as Acting Chief Executive Officer, and the promotion of Kevin D'Amour, Ph.D., to Chief Scientific Officer.

Robins continues to serve as Vice President and Chief Technology Officer, and his appointment as acting CEO follows the departure of President and Chief Executive Officer John West who resigned for personal reasons. West continues his relationship with ViaCyte as a consultant and as a member of its Board of Directors. The Board has initiated a search for a new CEO.

"Allan has successfully led our process development and manufacturing operations since our merger with BresaGen in 2004 and has made a number of significant contributions to ViaCyte's research and technology platform.  We're pleased to have Allan assume this important interim CEO role. We also thank John West for his leadership and for his achievements in extending our company's funding resources," said Fred Middleton, Chairman of ViaCyte.

Prior to ViaCyte, Robins served as Chief Scientific Officer at BresaGen, Inc., the United States subsidiary of BresaGen Limited, an Australian biotechnology company that has since been acquired by Hospira, Inc.  Under Robins' leadership, BresaGen secured significant support from the National Institutes of Health for its stem cell research. Robins received his Ph.D. in molecular biology from the University of Adelaide in Australia and completed postdoctoral work at Cambridge University in England.

"I welcome the opportunity to serve in this expanded role as our forward progress continues," said Robins.  Commenting on D'Amour's promotion, Robins noted:

"Kevin has been essential in the development of our scientific program and is a world renowned stem cell expert.  As CSO, Kevin will lead the alignment of ViaCyte's research strategy with its b
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