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Aastrom Biosciences, Inc. (ASTM) to Present at Therapeutic Area Partnerships Meeting


11/20/2012 11:46:02 AM

ANN ARBOR, Mich., Nov. 20, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Aastrom Biosciences, Inc. (ASTM), the leading developer of patient-specific, expanded multicellular therapies for the treatment of severe, chronic cardiovascular diseases, today announced that Chief Commercial Officer Dan Orlando will present at the 2012 Therapeutic Area Partnerships meeting at the Westin Copley Place in Boston, MA.

Dan will be presenting on Thursday, November 29 at 3:20 p.m. EST during the Cardiovascular/Metabolic Projects to Watch session. He will provide a summary of Aastrom's clinical programs and an update on progress in research and development.

A copy of the presentation materials will be available on the Investor's section of the Aastrom website following the event. To access this presentation, visit http://investors.aastrom.com/events.cfm.

About Aastrom Biosciences

Aastrom Biosciences is the leader in developing patient-specific, expanded multicellular therapies for use in the treatment of patients with severe, chronic cardiovascular diseases. The company's proprietary cell-processing technology enables the manufacture of ixmyelocel-T, a patient-specific multicellular therapy expanded from a patient's own bone marrow and delivered directly to damaged tissues. Aastrom has advanced ixmyelocel-T into late-stage clinical development, including a Phase 3 clinical program to study patients with critical limb ischemia and a Phase 2b clinical trial in patients with ischemic dilated cardiomyopathy. For more information, please visit Aastrom's website at www.aastrom.com. For more information on the pivotal REVIVE Phase 3 clinical trial, please visit the trial website at www.revivecli.com.

The Aastrom Biosciences, Inc. logo is available at http://www.globenewswire.com/newsroom/prs/?pkgid=3663

This document contains forward-looking statements, including, without limitation, statements concerning clinical trial plans and progress, objectives and expectations, clinical activity timing, intended product development, the performance and contribution of certain individuals and expected timing of collecting and analyzing treatment data, all of which involve certain risks and uncertainties. These statements are often, but are not always, made through the use of words or phrases such as "anticipates," "intends," "estimates," "plans," "expects," "we believe," "we intend," and similar words or phrases, or future or conditional verbs such as "will," "would," "should," "potential," "could," "may," or similar expressions. Actual results may differ significantly from the expectations contained in the forward-looking statements. Among the factors that may result in differences are the inherent uncertainties associated with clinical trial and product development activities, regulatory approval requirements, competitive developments, and the availability of resources and the allocation of resources among different potential uses. These and other significant factors are discussed in greater detail in Aastrom's Annual Report on Form 10-K, Quarterly Reports on Form 10-Q and other filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission. These forward-looking statements reflect management's current views and Aastrom does not undertake to update any of these forward-looking statements to reflect a change in its views or events or circumstances that occur after the date of this release except as required by law.

Contact:

Media contact

Andrea Coan

Berry & Company

acoan@berrypr.com

(212) 253-8881

Investor contact

Chad Rubin

The Trout Group

crubin@troutgroup.com

(646) 378-2947


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