CALGARY, ALBERTA--(Marketwire - Feb. 9, 2011) - Stem Cell Therapeutics Corp. ("SCT" or the "Company") (TSX VENTURE:SSS) is pleased to announce that Dr. Steven Cramer of the University of California at Irvine will be presenting results from the REGENESIS-LED trial at the International Stroke Conference, today in Los Angeles, California.
The title of the poster presentation is entitled, "Study of NTx®-265: Human Chorionic Gonadotropin (hCG) and Epoetin Alfa (EPO) in Acute Ischemic Stroke Patients (REGENESIS Trial)."
"This presentation represents an important opportunity to review and discuss the modified REGENESIS trial for the first time with the stroke community." said Dr. Allen Davidoff, Chief Scientific Officer of SCT. "SCT looks forward to discussions of this trial at the meeting and integrating those discussions into our ongoing strategic planning for the NTx®-265 program in Acute Ischemic Stroke".
About Stem Cell Therapeutics Corp: Stem Cell Therapeutics Corp. is a Canadian public biotechnology company (TSX VENTURE:SSS) focused on the development and commercialization of drug-based therapies to treat central nervous system diseases. SCT is a leader in the development of therapies that utilize drugs to stimulate a patient's own resident stem cells. The Company's programs aim to repair neurological function lost due to disease or injury. SCT's extensive patent portfolio of owned and licensed intellectual property supports the potential expansion into future clinical programs in numerous neurological diseases such as traumatic brain injury, multiple sclerosis, Huntington's disease, Alzheimer's disease, and ALS.
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Contact Information: Stem Cell Therapeutics Corp.
Allen Davidoff, PhD
Chief Scientific Officer
Stem Cell Therapeutics Corp.
Angelika Goncalves DaSilva
403-245-5495 ext. 221