NEW YORK, Nov. 1, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- NeoStem, Inc. (NYSE Amex: NBS) ("NeoStem" or the "Company"), an international biopharmaceutical company with operations in the U.S. and China, today announced that Dr. Ian Zhang, President and Managing Director of NeoStem (China), Inc., the Company's wholly-owned subsidiary, will present "Building a Stem Cell Business in China" at the Cell Therapy Industry Summit 2010 hosted by Life Technologies Corporation (Nasdaq: LIFE)at the Sheraton Carlsbad Resort & Spa on November 3-5, 2010.
The Cell Therapy Industry Summit will provide an excellent opportunity for thought leaders to celebrate cell therapy industry achievements and disseminate best practices. The meeting is designed specifically to serve the networking and informational needs of cell therapy industry leaders and limited in attendance to ensure participants are able to engage in meaningful discussions about mutually beneficial industry trends, dynamics and opportunities.
NeoStem has a worldwide exclusive license to VSEL™ Technology which uses very small embryonic-like stem cells, a heterogeneous population of stem cells found in adult bone marrow that have properties similar to those of embryonic stem cells. NeoStem has shown that very small embryonic-like stem cells can be mobilized into the peripheral blood, enabling a minimally invasive means for collecting what NeoStem believes to be an important population of stem cells that may have the potential to achieve the positive benefits associated with embryonic stem cells without the ethical or moral dilemmas or the potential negative effects associated with embryonic stem cells.
"I am very proud and humbled to be a part of such a prestigious event with world class speakers and experts on cell therapy from across the country and the globe," said Dr. Zhang. "And I believe that these new developments in cell-based medicine that we are speaking on will help to shape the landscape of cell therapy moving forward."
About NeoStem, Inc.NeoStem, Inc. is engaged in the development of stem cell-based therapies, pursuit of anti-aging initiatives and building of a network of adult stem cell collection centers in the U.S. and China that are focused on enabling people to donate and store their own (autologous) stem cells for their personal use in times of future medical need. The Company is also the licensee of various stem cell technologies, including a worldwide exclusive license to VSEL™ Technology which uses very small embryonic-like stem cells, shown to have several physical characteristics that are generally found in embryonic stem cells, and is pursuing the licensing of other technologies for therapeutic use. NeoStem's majority-controlled Chinese pharmaceutical operation, Suzhou Erye, manufactures and distributes generic antibiotics in China. For more information, please visit: http://www.neostem.com .
Forward-Looking StatementsThis press release contains forward-looking statements within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Forward-looking statements reflect management's current expectations, as of the date of this press release, and involve certain risks and uncertainties. Forward-looking statements include the future of VSEL™ Technology and adult stem cells as a viable treatment option, about which no assurances can be given. The Company's actual results could differ materially from those anticipated in these forward-looking statements as a result of various factors. Factors that could cause future results to materially differ from the recent results or those projected in forward-looking statements include the "Risk Factors" described in the Company's Annual Report on Form 10-K filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission as well as other periodic filings made with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The Company's further development is highly dependent on future medical and research developments and market acceptance, which is outside its control.For more information, please contactRobin Smith NeoStem, Inc.Phone: +1 (212) 584-4174E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org://www.neostem.com
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