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Fibrocell to Present at RBC Capital Markets 2016 Global Healthcare Conference

EXTON, Pa., Feb. 16, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Fibrocell Science, Inc., (NASDAQ:FCSC), an autologous cell and gene therapy company translating personalized biologics into medical breakthroughs, today announced that David Pernock, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, will present at the RBC Capital Markets 2016 Global Healthcare Conference at 2:35 p.m. ET on Tuesday, February 23 in New York City.

A live audio webcast of Fibrocell’s presentation will be available under the News & Events section of the company’s website at http://ir.fibrocell.com/ and archived for 30 days. 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.

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About Fibrocell
Fibrocell is an autologous cell and gene therapy company translating personalized biologics into medical breakthroughs. Fibrocell’s most advanced product candidate, azficel-T, uses its proprietary autologous fibroblast technology and is in a Phase II clinical trial for the treatment of vocal fold scarring resulting in chronic or severe dysphonia. In collaboration with Intrexon Corporation (NYSE:XON), a leader in synthetic biology, Fibrocell is also developing gene therapies for skin and joint diseases using genetically-modified autologous fibroblasts. Fibrocell is in preclinical development of FCX-007, its orphan gene-therapy product candidate for the treatment of recessive dystrophic epidermolysis bullosa (RDEB). Fibrocell is also in preclinical development of FCX-013, its gene-therapy product candidate for the treatment of linear scleroderma. In addition, Fibrocell and Intrexon will be commencing preclinical development of a gene therapy for the treatment of chronic inflammatory and degenerative diseases of the joint, including arthritis and related conditions. For more information, visit www.fibrocell.com.

Investor Relations Contact: John Woolford Westwicke Partners 443.213.0506 john.woolford@westwicke.com Media Relations Contact: Michael Parks 484.356.7105 michael@pitch360inc.com

Source:Fibrocell Science, Inc.