Fibrocell Science to Report First Quarter 2015 Financial and Operating Results, and Host Conference Call and Webcast on Friday, May 8, 2015

EXTON, Pa., May 1, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Fibrocell Science, Inc. (Nasdaq:FCSC), an autologous cell and gene therapy company primarily focused on developing first-in-class treatments for rare and serious skin and connective tissue diseases with high unmet medical needs, will report first quarter 2015 results on Friday, May 8, 2015, before the open of the U.S. financial markets. Fibrocell will also host a conference call and webcast at 8:30 a.m. EDT on the same day to discuss its first quarter 2015 financial and operational results. A question-and-answer session will follow Fibrocell's remarks.

To participate on the live call, please dial 855-877-0343 (domestic) or +1-678-509-8772 (international), and provide the conference code 24959014 five to ten minutes before the start of the call. The conference call will also be webcast live under the investor relations section of Fibrocell's website at www.fibrocellscience.com/investors/events-and-presentations/, and will be archived there for 30 days following the call. Please visit Fibrocell's website several minutes prior to the start of the broadcast to ensure adequate time for any software download that may be necessary.

About Fibrocell Science, Inc.

Fibrocell Science, Inc. (Nasdaq:FCSC) is an autologous cell and gene therapy company primarily focused on developing first-in-class treatments for rare and serious skin and connective tissue diseases with high unmet medical needs. Fibrocell's most advanced drug candidate, azficel-T for dysphonia, uses its FDA-approved proprietary autologous fibroblast technology and is in a Phase II clinical trial for the treatment of chronic dysphonia resulting from vocal cord scarring or atrophy. In collaboration with Intrexon Corporation (NYSE:XON), a leader in synthetic biology, Fibrocell is also developing gene therapies for orphan skin diseases using gene-modified autologous fibroblasts. The Company's lead orphan gene therapy candidate, FCX-007, is in late stage pre-clinical development for the treatment of recessive dystrophic epidermolysis bullosa ("RDEB"). Fibrocell is also in pre-clinical development of FCX-013, its second gene therapy candidate, for the treatment of linear scleroderma. For more information, visit www.fibrocellscience.com.

CONTACT: Investor Relations Contact: Karen Casey Fibrocell Science, Inc. (484) 713-6133 kcasey@fibrocellscience.comSource:Fibrocell Science, Inc.