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The Bedford Report

April 28, 2011 08:16 ET

Advanced Cell Technology and Curis Show Strong Growth Potential

The Bedford Report Provides Analyst Research on Advanced Cell Technology & Curis

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwire - Apr 28, 2011) - There is plenty of optimism surrounding the biotech sector as firmer pricing and new products have improved sales and earnings trends. Meanwhile, younger, more speculative firms continue to garner significant attention with potential blockbuster products working their way through the regulatory process. The Bedford Report examines the outlook for companies in the Biotechnology Industry and provides research reports on Advanced Cell Technology, Inc. (OTCBB: ACTC) and Curis, Inc. (NASDAQ: CRIS). Access to the full company reports can be found at:

IMS Health, a leading research and analytical firm serving the pharmaceutical and medical industries, projects an increase in worldwide biotech growth in 2011 of between 5 and 7 percent, with a similar outlook stretching out to 2015. Emerging markets such as China, India, and Brazil are expected to contribute significantly to this growth. Sales growth of 15 percent is forecast in emerging markets, many of which are benefitting from increased government spending on healthcare and broader private health coverage for workers.

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Advanced Cell Technologies recently won regulatory approval from a European Medicines Agency's Committee for late-stage human trials of therapies using human embryonic stem cells. Last month Advanced Cell Technology said it ended 2010 with cash and cash equivalents of $15.9 million and less than $1 million of debt, compared to $2.5 million in cash and cash equivalents and $8.4 million of debt in the year-earlier period.

Curis is a drug development company that is committed to leveraging its "signalling pathway" drug technologies to seek to create new targeted small molecule drug candidates for cancer. Earlier this month shares of Curis surged following a presentation at a cancer conference in Orlando. Investor interest centers on promising data showing that Curis' technology platform may have use in battling a wide variety of different cancers.

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