EXTON, Pa., May 26, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Fibrocell Science, Inc., (Nasdaq:FCSC), an autologous cell and gene therapy company focused on developing first-in-class treatments for rare and serious skin and connective tissue diseases with high unmet medical needs, today announced that David Pernock, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, will present at the Jefferies 2015 Global Healthcare Conference at 11:00 a.m. EDT on Tuesday, June 2 in New York City.
A live webcast of Fibrocell's presentation will be available on the Company's website at http://www.fibrocellscience.com/investors/events-and-presentations/ and archived for 30 days.
About Fibrocell Science, Inc.
Fibrocell Science, Inc. (Nasdaq:FCSC) is an autologous cell and gene therapy company 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 drug 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 drug candidate, for the treatment of linear scleroderma. For more information, visit www.fibrocellscience.com.
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