Stem Cell Therapeutics Corp.

Stem Cell Therapeutics Corp.

August 04, 2009 08:30 ET

Stem Cell Therapeutics Corp. Announces Traumatic Brain Injury Presentation at the Advanced Technology Applications for Combat Casualty Care 2009 Conference

The U.S. Department of Defense's premier scientific meeting

CALGARY, ALBERTA--(Marketwire - Aug. 4, 2009) - Stem Cell Therapeutics Corp. ("SCT" or the "Company") (TSX VENTURE:SSS) is pleased to announce Dr. Alan Moore, President and CEO, will be presenting at the Advanced Technology Applications for Combat Casualty Care ("ATACCC") 2009 conference being held August 10-12 in St. Pete Beach, Florida. Dr. Moore will be discussing patient recovery from brain injury by pharmacological ('drug-induced') activation of endogenous neural adult stem cells in traumatic brain injury ("TBI") and stroke. This discussion of recovery will be supported by SCT's Phase IIa and Phase IIb clinical data in acute ischemic stroke patients and SCT's preclinical data from animal models of TBI.

Dr. Alan Moore, President and CEO, commented as follows:

"We have been searching for a suitable venue to acquaint the arned services with our pre-clinical and clinical work. We are especially pleased to have the opportunity to present our regimens for the treatment of traumatic brain injury and stroke at such an important meeting."

About ATACCC ( The ATACCC is the U.S. Department of Defense's ("DOD") premier scientific meeting that addresses critical advances in trauma medicine and the unique medical needs of the war-fighter. It will focus on growing and changing operational issues and the technologies available today and in the future that can be used to meet these increasingly complex goals. Nearly all of DOD's combat casualty care scientists will present their latest research results.

About Stem Cell Therapeutics Corp.: Stem Cell Therapeutics Corp. is a Canadian public biotechnology company (TSX VENTURE:SSS) focused on the development and commercialization of drug-based therapies to treat central nervous system diseases. SCT is a leader in the development of therapies that utilize drugs to stimulate a patient's own resident stem cells. The Company's programs aim to repair brain and nerve function lost due to disease or injury. The Company's extensive patent portfolio of owned and licensed intellectual property supports the potential expansion into future clinical programs in numerous neurological diseases such as traumatic brain injury, multiple sclerosis, Huntington's disease, Alzheimer's disease, and ALS.

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