Pluristem Therapeutics (PSTI) Files for Orphan Drug Status With FDA for Use of PLX Cells in Treatment of Aplastic Anemia  
8/30/2012 9:27:38 AM

HAIFA, Israel, Aug. 30, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Pluristem Therapeutics, Inc. (Nasdaq:PSTI) (TASE:PLTR), a leading developer of placenta-based cell therapies, today announced that it has filed the necessary documents requesting that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) grant orphan drug status to its PLacental eXpanded (PLX) cells for the treatment of aplastic anemia.