NEW YORK, NY and PETACH TIKVAH, ISRAEL--(Marketwired - April 10, 2013) - BrainStorm Cell Therapeutics (OTCQB: BCLI), a leading developer of adult stem cell technologies for neurodegenerative diseases, announced today that the company will be presenting at several upcoming scientific and investment conferences.
Bizportal Biomed 2013 Conference
On April 10th in Tel Aviv, Alon Natanson, CEO, will make a presentation about the company's recent scientific and business developments to institutional and life science investors at the Bizportal Biomed 2013 Conference.
On April 22nd at 10:40 a.m. in Ramat Gan, Israel, Professor Daniel Offen, Chief Scientific Advisor, will present a Keynote Lecture titled "Transplantation of Mesenchymal Stromal Cells Secreting Neurotrophic Factors Shows Safety and Initial Indications of Clinical Benefit in ALS Patients in a Phase I/II Clinical Trial" at IsraStem, the Annual Israeli Meeting of Translational Research on Stem Cells, Cell Therapy and Regenerative Medicine in Industry and Academia.
ALS Canada Research Forum
On May 4th in Toronto, Ontario, Professor Daniel Offen, Chief Scientific Advisor, will deliver a poster presentation about the results from the recently completed Phase I/II clinical trial at the 9th Annual Meeting of the ALS Research Forum of the ALS Society of Canada.
Oppenheimer's 14th Annual Israeli Conference
On May 12th at 13:45 in Tel Aviv, Alon Natanson, CEO, will make a presentation about the company's recent scientific and business developments to Israeli financial institutions at Oppenheimer's 14th Annual Israeli Conference.
On May 8th at 10:00 am EST, Dr. Yael Gothelf, VP Scientific & Regulatory Affairs, will discuss the company's clinical trials program for NurOwn™ at a live webinar sponsored by the ALS Therapy Development Institute. To register for this webinar, go to: http://bit.ly/Zmk3ov.
About BrainStorm Cell Therapeutics, Inc.
BrainStorm Cell Therapeutics Inc. is a biotechnology company engaged in the development of first-of-its-kind adult stem cell therapies derived from autologous bone marrow cells for the treatment of neurodegenerative diseases. The Company holds the rights to develop and commercialize its NurOwn technology through an exclusive, worldwide licensing agreement with Ramot, the technology transfer company of Tel Aviv University. For more information, visit the company's website at www.brainstorm-cell.com.
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