Stem Cell Therapeutics Corp.

Stem Cell Therapeutics Corp.

October 02, 2009 08:30 ET

Stem Cell Therapeutics Corp.: Dr. Alan Moore Will Present the Company's Brain and Neural Regeneration Therapy for the Treatment of Stroke and Multiple Sclerosis at the 2009 Banff Venture Forum

CALGARY, ALBERTA--(Marketwire - Oct. 2, 2009) - Stem Cell Therapeutics Corp. ("SCT") (TSX VENTURE:SSS) announced that Dr. Alan Moore, President and CEO, will be presenting today at the Banff Venture Forum 2009, taking place in Banff, Alberta, October 1-2. Dr. Moore will be providing an overview of the Company's clinical and pre-clinical stage programs, including progress in the Phase IIb stroke trial with Drs. Steven C. Cramer of the University of California, Irvine and Michael D. Hill of the Foothills Hospital at the University of Calgary, as co-lead investigators; as well as its soon-to-commence multiple sclerosis ("MS") phase II trial with prolactin, lead by Drs. Luanne Metz and Fiona Costello of the MS Clinic at the Foothills Medical Centre in Calgary, Alberta.

About the Banff Venture Forum ( Banff Venture Forum 2009 is the premier company financing event in Canada. It will showcase early and growth stage companies in three streams: Information Technology, Energy Technology and Life Sciences Technology. Featured companies will be presenting before investors from across North America with the intention of securing the investment required to grow their businesses.

About Stem Cell Therapeutics Corp.: Stem Cell Therapeutics Corp. is a 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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