Advanced Cell Technology to Participate on Panels and Host Experts Luncheon at 2012 World Stem Cell Summit

Mon Dec 3, 2012 8:30am EST

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Advanced Cell Technology to Participate on Panels and Host Experts Luncheon at 2012 World Stem Cell Summit

Company Executives to Discuss Three Ongoing Clinical Trials in the U.S. and Europe as well as Legal and Policy Challenges to Regenerative Medicine Sector

Advanced Cell Technology, Inc. (“ACT”; OTCBB: ACTC or the “Company”), a leader in the field of regenerative medicine, announced today that the company is a sponsor of the 2012 World Stem Cell Summit , Dec. 3-5 at the Palm Beach County Convention \Center in West Palm Beach, Florida. The Company will host an “Experts Luncheon” and chairman and CEO Gary Rabin and director of business development Matthew Vincent, Ph.D., will also serve on panels at the event.

On Monday, Dec. 3, Dr. Vincent will host a “Conversation with Experts Luncheon” at which he will meet with conference attendees to discuss the Company’s programs and the future of regenerative medicine and stem cell therapies.

Also on Monday, Dec. 3, at 4:00 p.m. EST Dr. Vincent will serve on a panel titled “Understanding the Legal and Policy Challenges to Stem Cell Research” and on Tuesday, Dec. 4, at 10:30 a.m. EST Mr. Rabin will be part of a “Clinical Trial Update” session, providing an update on the Company’s three ongoing human clinical trials for dry age-related macular degeneration (dry AMD) and Stargardt’s disease using human embryonic stem cell (hESC)-derived retinal pigment epithelial (RPE) cells.

The full conference agenda is available here.

About Advanced Cell Technology, Inc.

Advanced Cell Technology, Inc., is a biotechnology company applying cellular technology in the field of regenerative medicine. For more information, visit http://www.advancedcell.com.

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