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2008-08-13 09:01:15

StemCells, Inc. (NASDAQ:STEM) today announced that Stewart Craig, Ph.D., an acknowledged expert in the development of cell-based therapeutics, will be joining the Company as Senior Vice President, Development and Operations, effective September 15, 2008. Dr. Craig will report to Martin McGlynn, the Company's President and Chief Executive Officer, and will be responsible for process design and engineering, GMP manufacturing operations, regulatory affairs, quality assurance, facilities and...

2008-08-08 09:01:34

StemCells, Inc. (NASDAQ:STEM) today announced that it has accepted an invitation by the California Institute of Regenerative Medicine (CIRM) to present on Batten Disease at the upcoming meeting of CIRM's Independent Citizens Oversight Committee (ICOC). At the meeting, Ann Tsukamoto, Ph.D., the Company's Chief Operating Officer, and Stephen Huhn, M.D., F.A.C.S., F.A.A.P., Vice President and Head of the Company's CNS Program, will describe the Company's proprietary human neural stem cells and...

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