NeoStem Announces Presentation at OneMedForum New York

CEO Named Finalist for Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year New York Award

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NEW YORK, June 25, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- NeoStem, Inc. (NYSE MKT:NBS) ("NeoStem" or the "Company"), a leader in the emerging cellular therapy market, today announced that its Chairman and CEO, Dr. Robin L. Smith, will give a company presentation at the 5th annual OneMedForum New York on Thursday, June 27, at 8 AM EDT at The Metropolitan Club.

Dr. Robin L. Smith was recently named a finalist for the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2013 Award in the New York region by Ernst & Young LLP. The awards program recognizes high-growth entrepreneurs who demonstrate excellence and extraordinary success in such areas as innovation, financial performance and personal commitment to their businesses and communities. The finalists were selected by a panel of independent judges. "I am honored to have been recognized by Ernst & Young LLP for my accomplishments, but believe success can only come about by assembling a dynamic, experienced and nimble management team with a proven track record of success," said Dr. Robin L. Smith, Chairman and CEO of NeoStem.

Over the past 7 years, Dr. Smith has focused on building NeoStem, a company at the forefront of a paradigm shift underway in medicine toward cell therapy – a shift away from treating disease with drugs and toward treating disease with our own cells; a shift away from treating symptoms and toward cures for the illnesses that cause the most suffering; a shift away from chemical drug development and toward looking inside ourselves to understand and then amplify our body's natural repair mechanisms. NeoStem's leadership in cell therapy is occurring through its vertically integrating the collection, storage and processing of cellular material and by developing, manufacturing, distributing, and delivering cell therapy products.

About NeoStem, Inc.

NeoStem, Inc. ("NeoStem" or the "Company") is a leader in the emerging cellular therapy industry. Our business model includes the development of novel proprietary cell therapy products as well as operating a contract development and manufacturing organization providing services to others in the regenerative medicine industry. The combination of a therapeutic development business and revenue-generating service provider business provides the Company with capabilities for cost effective in-house product development and immediate revenue and cash flow generation.

For more information, please visit: www.neostem.com.

Forward-Looking Statements

This 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 statements herein with respect to the successful execution of the Company's business strategy, including with respect to the Company's research and development and clinical evaluation efforts for cellular therapies, including with respect to AMR-001, the future of the regenerative medicine industry and the role of stem cells and cellular therapy in that industry and the Company's ability to successfully grow its contract development and manufacturing business. 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 on March 11, 2013 and in the Company's periodic filings with the SEC. The Company's further development is highly dependent on future medical and research developments and market acceptance, which is outside its control.

NeoStem
Dr. Robin L. Smith
Chairman and CEO
Phone: +1-212-584-4174
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