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StemCells, Inc. to Participate in Stem Cell Research Challenges Conference
IBC Life Sciences' Stem Cell Research Challenges Conference
PALO ALTO, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 4, 2005--StemCells, Inc. (NASDAQ: STEM) today announced that it will participate in IBC Life Sciences' Stem Cell Research Challenges conference scheduled for November 7-9, 2005 at the Radisson Hotel La Jolla in La Jolla, California. Martin McGlynn, President and Chief Executive Officer of StemCells, Inc., is scheduled to speak about the challenges companies face in the development of human stem cell therapeutics on Tuesday, November 8, 2005 at 3:30 p.m. Mr. McGlynn will also participate in a panel discussion focused on the transition of academic research on stem cells from the laboratory to commercial applications on Wednesday, November 9, 2005 at 10:00 a.m.
About StemCells, Inc.
StemCells, Inc. is a development stage biotechnology company focused on the discovery, development and commercialization of stem cell-based therapies to treat diseases of the nervous system, liver and pancreas. The Company's stem cell programs seek to repair or repopulate neural or other tissue that has been damaged or lost as a result of disease or injury. StemCells is the first company to directly identify and isolate human neural stem cells from normal brain tissue. These stem cells are expandable into cell banks for therapeutic use, which demonstrates the feasibility of using normal, non-genetically modified cells as cell-based therapies. StemCells is the only publicly traded company solely focused on stem cell research and development and has more than 40 U.S. and 100 non-U.S. patents, as well as 100 patent applications pending worldwide. Further information about the Company is available on its web site at: www.stemcellsinc.com.
Apart from statements of historical facts, the text of this press release constitutes forward-looking statements regarding, among other things, the future business operations of StemCells, Inc. ("the Company"). The forward-looking statements speak only as of the date of this news release. StemCells does not undertake to update any of these forward-looking statements to reflect events or circumstances that occur after the date hereof. Such statements reflect management's current views and are based on certain assumptions that may or may not ultimately prove valid.
Rodney Young, 650-475-3100 ext 105
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