Stem Cell Therapeutics Corp.

Stem Cell Therapeutics Corp.

May 22, 2009 08:32 ET

Stem Cell Therapeutics Corp. Announces Presentation at 2nd Annual HOPE Conference for Parkinson's

CALGARY, ALBERTA--(Marketwire - May 22, 2009) - Stem Cell Therapeutics Corp. (TSX VENTURE:SSS) (the "Company" or "SCT") is pleased to announce that Dr. Allen Davidoff, VP Product Development, will be the featured speaker this evening at the 2nd Annual HOPE Conference for Parkinson's. The Conference is hosted by the Parkinson's Society of Southern Alberta and will take place at the Carriage House Inn, May 22-23 in Calgary, Alberta.

Dr. Davidoff will be discussing the possibility of drug-based therapies to regenerate brain tissue and improve outcomes for individuals who have experienced losses due to central nervous system diseases, such as Parkinson's disease.

Dr. Allen Davidoff commented that "even though Parkinson's disease is not one of our three focus areas of stroke, traumatic brain injury and multiple sclerosis, it still represents an important application for our technology and intellectual property, and is one that we would like to develop with a collaborative partner."

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 neurological function lost due to disease or injury. SCT'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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