Advanced Cell Technology Announces Interim Data From Its Three Ongoing Macular Degeneration Trials
11/9/2012 10:12:06 AM
MARLBOROUGH, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Advanced Cell Technology, Inc. (“ACT”; OTCBB: ACTC), a leader in the field of regenerative medicine, announced today that its upcoming conference call on its third quarter financial results will also provide some representative examples of data being collected from patients in its clinical trials for forms of macular degeneration. The Company has treated 13 patients thus far in its three ongoing trials for dry age-related macular degeneration (dry AMD) and Stargardt’s Disease (SMD) using human embryonic stem cell (hESC)-derived retinal pigment epithelial cells. The first two trials were initiated in July of 2011. The three clinical trials involve four of the top-ranked eye hospitals in the U.S., and two of the leading eye hospitals in the U.K.