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TiGenix: TiGenix to participate or present at key conferences in the second half of 2014

LEUVEN, Belgium, Sept. 15, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- TiGenix NV (Euronext Brussels: TIG), an advanced biopharmaceutical company focused on developing and commercialising novel therapeutics from its proprietary platform of allogeneic, expanded adipose-derived stem cells, or eASC's, in inflammatory and autoimmune diseases, announced today the list of conferences in which it will participate during the second half of 2014.

15-16 September Stem Cells & Regenerative Medicine Congress 2014, Boston, USA Participant: Claudia Jimenez, Senior Director Business Development

17 September Regener8, Leeds, UK Presenter: Wilfried Dalemans, Chief Technical Officer

30 September-1 October 14th Biotech in Europe Forum for Global Partnering and Investing, Basel, Switzerland Participant: Claudia Jimenez, Senior Director Business Development

2-3 October
14th Large & Midcap Event, Paris, France Participant: Claudia D'Augusta, Chief Financial Officer

6-8 October
Stem Cell Meeting on the Mesa, California, USA Presenter: Eduardo Bravo, Chief Executive Officer

18-22 October
22nd United European Gastroenterology Week (UEGW), Vienna, Austria Participant: Mary Carmen Diez, VP Medical Affairs and New Product Commercialisation

3-5 November
BIO-Europe 2014, Frankfurt, Germany Participant: Claudia Jimenez, Senior Director Business Development

13 November
3rd Edition Belgian Biotech & Pharma Seminar, New York, USA Participant: Eduardo Bravo, Chief Executive Officer

13 November
2nd Annual EU Advanced Therapies Investor Day, London, UK Presenter: Claudia D'Augusta, Chief Financial Officer

14-19 November
2014 American College Of Rheumatology Annual meeting, Boston, USA Participant: Marie Paule Richard, Chief Medical Officer

27 November
Petercam 2014 Healthcare Event, Brussels, Belgium Participant: Eduardo Bravo, Chief Executive Officer

For more information:

Richard Simpson Senior Consultant, Comfi sprl
T: +32 494 578 278
richard@comfi.be

About TiGenix

TiGenix NV (Euronext Brussels: TIG) is an advanced biopharmaceutical company focused on developing and commercialising novel therapeutics from its proprietary platform of allogeneic, or donor-derived, expanded adipose-derived stem cells, known as eASCs, in inflammatory and autoimmune diseases. Two products from this technology platform are currently in clinical development. Cx601 is in Phase III for the treatment of complex perianal fistulas in Crohn's disease patients. Cx611 is in Phase IIb for early rheumatoid arthritis, and in Phase Ib for severe sepsis. TiGenix also developed ChondroCelect, an autologous cell therapy product for cartilage repair of the knee, which was the first Advanced Therapy Medicinal Product (ATMP) to be approved by the European Medicines Agency (EMA). From June 2014, the marketing and distribution rights of ChondroCelect have been exclusively licensed to Sobi for the European Union (except for Finland, where it is distributed by the Finnish Red Cross Blood Service), Norway, Russia, Switzerland and Turkey, and the countries of the Middle East and North Africa. TiGenix is headquartered in Leuven (Belgium) and has operations in Madrid (Spain). For more information, please visit www.tigenix.com

Forward-looking information

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Source:TiGenix