BioTime (BTX)’s Subsidiary Cell Cure Neurosciences Ltd. Awarded $1.33 Million Grant From Israel’s Office of the Chief Scientist
8/1/2012 10:30:16 AM
ALAMEDA, Calif. & JERUSALEM--(BUSINESS WIRE)--BioTime, Inc. (NYSE MKT: BTX) and its subsidiary Cell Cure Neurosciences Ltd. (Cell Cure) today announced that Cell Cure has been awarded a grant for 2012 of 5.04 million Shekels (approximately $1.33 million) from Israel’s Office of the Chief Scientist (OCS) to help finance the development of OpRegen®, a cell-based therapeutic product in development by Cell Cure for the treatment of age-related macular degeneration. Cell Cure’s plans for the development of OpRegen® include filing an application to commence human clinical trials in 2013.