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Cellular Dynamics to Present at Leerink Swann Global Healthcare Conference

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MADISON, Wis., Feb. 6, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Cellular Dynamics International, Inc. (CDI) (Nasdaq:ICEL), today announced that Chief Executive Officer Bob Palay is scheduled to present at the Leerink Swann Global Healthcare Conference at 3:30 p.m. EST, Wednesday, February 12, in New York City.

The live audio webcast and subsequent archived replay may be accessed by visiting Cellular Dynamics website at http://investors.cellulardynamics.com and selecting Events & Presentations. The archived webcast will be available on the Company's website for 90 days following the presentation.

About Cellular Dynamics International, Inc.

Cellular Dynamics International, Inc. (CDI) is a leading developer of stem cell technologies for in vitro drug development, stem cell banking and in vivo cellular therapeutic research. CDI harnesses its unique manufacturing technology to produce differentiated tissue cells in industrial quality, quantity and purity from any individual's induced pluripotent stem cell line created from a standard blood draw. CDI was founded in 2004 by Dr. James Thomson, a pioneer in human pluripotent stem cell research at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. CDI's facilities are located in Madison, Wisconsin, with a second facility in Novato, California. See www.cellulardynamics.com.

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Cellular Dynamics International, Inc.
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