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Neuralstem Licenses Cleveland Clinic Spinal Cord Injection Technology
Date:10/14/2008

ild a stem cell company with a true product focus."

The three inventions Neuralstem has licensed from Cleveland Clinic are: a Stabilized Platform and Microelectrode Recording Guidance Validation; a Floating Cannula for Spinal Cord Therapeutic Injection; and a Spinal Platform and Methods for Delivering a Therapeutic Agent to a Spinal Cord Target. All of these are for use in spinal cord surgery for the delivery of therapeutics. For a video on how the stem cells are anticipated to work once injected into the spinal cord, and other information on Neuralstem's technology go to: http://www.neuralstem.com/index.asp?pgid=14.

About Neuralstem

Neuralstem's patented technology enables, for the first time, the ability to produce neural stem cells of the human brain and spinal cord in commercial quantities, and the ability to control the differentiation of these cells into mature, physiologically relevant human neurons and glia.

Major Central Nervous System diseases targeted by the Company with research programs currently underway include: Ischemic Paraplegia, Traumatic Spinal Cord Injury and ALS. The company's cells have extended the life of rats with ALS (Lou Gehrig's disease) as reported the journal TRANSPLANTATION, in collaboration with Johns Hopkins University researchers, and also reversed paralysis in rats with Ischemic Spastic Paraplegia, as reported in NEUROSCIENCE on June 29, 2007, in collaboration with researchers at University of California San Diego. The Company expects to file its first IND (Investigational New Drug) application with the FDA for ALS in the fall.

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