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Pluristem CEO Sends Letter to Shareholders

HAIFA, Israel, Jan. 7, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --

Dear Pluristem Shareholders,

In 2012 we have made great progress and moved closer to fulfilling our vision of being a leader in developing and manufacturing cell therapies. We have had significant achievements in many areas including:

Clinical trials development activity

Exploring new potential product candidates

Enhancing our IP position

Insured financial soundness and joining the Tel Aviv 75 and 100 indexes

Constructing a new state of the art manufacturing facility for our PLX Cells

Clinical trials development activity

Achievements in clinically developing our products attest to the hard work, dedication and ingenuity that our team demonstrates on a daily basis. In 2012 our milestones included:

The initiation of an FDA-approved Phase II clinical trial using PLX cells for the treatment of Intermittent Claudication (IC), a form of Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD)

The approval by the Paul Erhlich Institute (PEI), the German medical regulatory body, to commence a Phase I/II clinical trial for the rehabilitation of injured gluteal muscles following a total hip replacement

The filing with the FDA for Orphan Drug Status in using our PLX cells in the treatment of Aplastic Anemia (a disease involving bone marrow failure)

The successful treatment of critically ill patients under a compassionate use program at the Hadassah Medical

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Posted-In: News Guidance Management Global

 

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