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    Stem Cell Experts and New York Lt. Gov. David Paterson to Participate in 3rd Annual Stem Cell Summit as Keynote Speakers

    PHILADELPHIA, Feb. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- RRY Publications today announced
    that several stem cell experts, including Arnold Caplan, Ph.D., a professor
    of biology and general medicine services (oncology) at Case Western Reserve
    University, Wise Young, Ph.D., M.D., a founding director of the W.M. Keck
    Center for Collaborative Neuroscience and a professor at Rutgers, The State
    University of New Jersey, Thomas R. Lyon, M.D., the chief of orthopaedic
    surgery at Lutheran Medical Center and New York Lt. Gov. David A. Paterson,
    will be keynote speakers at the 3rd Annual Stem Cell Summit on Feb. 26 at
    the Hilton New York in New York City. The one-day conference will be the
    largest gathering of stem cell experts where there will be more than 40
    company presentations from leading executives in the area of stem cells.
    Industry analyst Robin Young will also provide a 10-year market forecast
    for the stem cell industry.

    Dr. Caplan and Robin Young, president of RRY Publications and the
    organizer of the annual Stem Cell Summit, will provide welcoming remarks.
    Dr. Caplan has studied tissue engineering of mesenchymal tissue, skeletal
    tissue biology, extracellular matrix and the aging of the skin. Young's
    update on the 10-year market forecast for the industry will include his
    estimate for 2008 that sales of stem cell products are expected to reach
    $87 million.

    Drs. Young and Lyon will be luncheon keynote speakers. Dr. Young will
    discuss how stem cells are helping patients with life-threatening diseases
    today through the use of cord blood. Young is one of the world's
    outstanding neuroscientists and a leader in spinal cord injury research who
    has received various awards and acknowledgments, including being the first
    researcher elected to the Spinal Cord Injury Hall of Fame. He is also the
    doctor who first treated Christopher Reeve following a 1995
    horseback-riding accident. Dr. Lyon trained at the prestigious Shock Trauma
    Center in Baltimore and has since developed a research center focusing on
    the fields of osteobiologics and orthopedic trauma.

    New York Lt. Gov. David Paterson has been a stem cell proponent and
    will provide closing remarks with Mr. Young. Paterson led the charge for
    several crucial issues for New York's future, proposing legislation for a
    $1 billion voter-approved stem cell research initiative.

    The 3rd Annual Stem Cell Summit will provide institutional investors,
    industry participants and researchers with a complete update on the stem
    cell industry. Attendees will learn about the investment opportunities in
    the stem cell marketplace, the groundbreaking stem cell products physicians
    are using today, and the growing market potential in terms of revenues.
    More information, including company presentations and attendee registration
    details, is available at http://www.stemcellsummit.com.



    3rd Annual Stem Cell Summit Facts at a Glance

    What: Largest Gathering of Stem Cell Company Executives,
    Scientists, Investors and Physicians

    When: Feb. 26, 2008

    Where: Hilton New York
    Trianon Ballroom
    1335 Avenue of the Americas

    Who: The Stem Cell Summit is produced by RRY Publications

    Admission: $1,500 - at the door

    Information: For more information on presentation or sponsorship
    opportunities, call Lisa Carpenter at 877-817-6450 or send
    an e-mail to lisa@ryortho.com. Additional information is
    available at http://www.stemcellsummit.com

    Sponsors: SpineSmith Partners LP
    Orthofix International, N.V.
    Blackstone Medical
    Aastrom Biosciences, Inc.
    Cytori Therapeutics, Inc.
    Regenetech, Inc.
    StemCyte, Inc.
    TiGenix NV
    Progenitor Cell Therapy, LLC
    New York City Bioscience Initiative
    Tissue Genesis, Inc.
    Lonza

    Contacts: Wendy Lau
    Russo Partners, LLC
    212-845-4272
    Wendy.Lau@russopartnersllc.com


    SOURCE RRY Publications

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    I would be nice to get some coverage of the event.
    "Some people say that, the longer you go the better it gets the more you get used to it, I'm actually finding the opposite is true."

    -Christopher Reeve on his Paralysis

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    Holy crap I would love to go to that not that I would understand much of anything, but $1500 a ticket ouch... let's just find a repair for this already.
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