ROCKVILLE, Md., Jan. 9, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Neuralstem, Inc. (NYSE Amex: CUR) announces that President and CEO Richard Garr will present at the 2012 Biotech Showcase in San Francisco on Tuesday, January 10, 1:45-3:00pm PT. Garr will serve on the Therapeutic Focus Panel entitled, "Neurodegenerative Disease, Ophthalmology and Spinal Injury," featured in the Alliance for Regenerative Medicine (ARM) Insight Track. Garr will also present a business overview, including an update on the world's first FDA-approved stem cell injections in the cervical region, in its ongoing ALS cell therapy Phase I trial. He will also present an update on the recently FDA-approved advancement to Phase Ib dosing in depressed patients of its first-in-class NSI-189 small molecule drug, in its ongoing NSI-189/major depressive disorder (MDD) trial.
The 2012 Biotech Showcase will be held at the Parc 55 Wyndham Hotel in San Francisco, January 9-11. For more information, see: http://www.ebdgroup.com/bts/index.php. Biotech Showcase runs concurrently to the world's largest annual healthcare investor conference, and provides private and public life science companies the opportunity to present to an audience of investors and business development executives interested in innovative biotech companies.
Neuralstem's patented technology enables the ability to produce neural stem cells of the human brain and spinal cord in commercial quantities, and the ability to control the differentiation of these cells constitutively into mature, physiologically relevant human neurons and glia. Neuralstem is in an FDA-approved Phase I safety clinical trial for amyotrophic lateral sclerosi
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