Cellular Biomedicine Group Announces Dismissal of Class Action Litigation

Shanghai, CHINA


SHANGHAI, China and CUPERTINO, Calif., Aug. 18, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Cellular Biomedicine Group Inc. (NASDAQ:CBMG) (“CBMG” or the “Company”), a clinical-stage biomedicine firm engaged in the development of effective stem cell therapies for degenerative diseases and immunotherapies for cancer, today announced that the class action litigation brought against the Company and the individual defendants has been dismissed in its entirety, with prejudice and without leave to amend. 

“We are extremely pleased with the Court’s decision to remove this litigation in its entirety and will continue to deploy resources to advance our clinical programs in both of our immuno-oncology and stem cell platforms.  Our team remains steadfast and focused on delivering therapies to treat large unmet medical needs while delivering value to our shareholders.  We anticipate to announce the sponsorship of multi-indication clinical trials with multiple institutions using CBMG’s CAR-T technologies and will continue to evaluate the feasibility of initiating additional clinical trials for AlloJoinTM, our off-the-shelf allogeneic adipose derived progenitor cell (haMPC) therapy for the treatment of Knee Osteoarthritis (KOA) in the coming quarters,” commented Tony (Bizuo) Liu, Chief Executive Officer of Cellular Biomedicine Group.
  

About Cellular Biomedicine Group
Cellular Biomedicine Group, Inc. develops proprietary cell therapies for the treatment of certain degenerative and cancerous diseases.  Our developmental stem cell and Immuno-Oncology projects are the result of research and development by scientists and doctors from China and the United States. Our GMP facilities in China, consisting of twelve independent cell production lines, are designed, certified and managed according to U.S. standards.  To learn more about CBMG, please visit: www.cellbiomedgroup.com

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