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BrainCells Inc. Broadens Scientific Advisory Board Adding Drs. Edward Scolnick and David Holtzman
Date:10/20/2009

SAN DIEGO, Oct. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- BrainCells Inc., a company leading the scientific research of neurogenesis using its proprietary neural stem cell platform technology to identify novel pathways for the treatment of central nervous system (CNS) diseases, announced the appointment of Drs. Edward Scolnick from the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard and David Holtzman of Washington University School of Medicine to its scientific advisory board. The appointees join BrainCells' advisory boards comprised of world-class scientists of neurogenesis and CNS disease. Existing board members represent The Salk Institute, Columbia University, Stanford University, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center and Massachusetts General Hospital.

"Ed and David are two highly esteemed and accomplished neuroscientists; a great honor for the company and a validation of our research in neurogenesis," said Jim Schoeneck, chief executive officer of BrainCells Inc. "Their backgrounds in research and drug development will be invaluable as we prioritize clinical applications for our assets. In the past five years, we've screened more than 1,000 compounds against 150 novel and known mechanisms, moved neurogenic compounds into Phase 2 clinical trials and identified several preclinical candidates."

Dr. Edward Scolnick is an internationally recognized thought leader in neuroscience research. He currently serves as director of the Psychiatric Disease Program and the Stanley Center for Psychiatric Research at the Broad Institute, focused on identifying risk genes for bipolar disorder and schizophrenia. Prior to joining the Broad Institute, Dr. Scolnick spent more than 20 years with Merck in various positions including president of Merck Research Laboratories. He has also worked at the National Cancer Institute and National Heart Association. Dr. Scolnick is a member of National Academy of Sciences, the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and the Institute of Medicine. He served on
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