Caladrius Biosciences to Present at Multiple Upcoming May Conferences

BASKING RIDGE, N.J., May 09, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Caladrius Biosciences, Inc. (NASDAQ:CLBS) (“Caladrius” or the “Company”), a cell therapy company combining an industry-leading development and manufacturing services provider (PCT) with a select therapeutic development pipeline, announces today the Company’s leadership and experts will present at multiple upcoming May conferences.

Rebuilding the Failing Heart

  • Date and Time: Tuesday, May 10, 2016, 12:25 PM CEST
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  • Venue: Villa Sasso, Lugano, Switzerland
  • Topic: CD34-Positive Cells and the Rescue of the Failing Heart
  • Presenter: Douglas W. Losordo, MD, Senior Vice President, Clinical, Medical and Regulatory Affairs and Chief Medical Officer

13th International Symposium on Stem Cell Therapy and Cardiovascular Innovations

  • Date and Time: Thursday, May 12, 2016, 4:15 PM CEST
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  • Venue: Hospital General Universitario Gregorio Marañón, Madrid, Spain
  • Topic: Discoveries, Inventions & Breakdown
  • Discussant: Douglas W. Losordo, MD, Senior Vice President, Clinical, Medical and Regulatory Affairs and Chief Medical Officer

Terrapinn World Stem Cells Regenerative Medicine Conference

  • Date and Time: Wednesday, May 18, 2016, 2:40 PM GMT
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  • Venue: Business Design Centre, London
  • Exhibition Booth: #17
  • Topic: Scale to Survive: The Future of Cell Therapy
  • Presenter: Robert Preti, PhD, President of PCT and Senior Vice President, Manufacturing and Technical Operations and Chief Technology Officer of Caladrius

International Society for Cellular Therapy (ISCT) Annual Meeting 2016

Session 1

  • Date and Time: Thursday, May 26, 2016, 7:30 AM SGT
  • Topic: Innovation for Hire: Contract Development in Cell Therapy
  • Presenter: Ian Gaudet, PhD, Director, Innovation & Engineering of PCT

Session 2

  • Date and Time: Friday, May 27, 2016, 7:30 AM SGT
  • Panel: Managing Challenges to Achieve Optimal Cost of Goods
  • Panelist: Ian Gaudet, PhD, Director, Innovation & Engineering of PCT

Session 3

  • Date and Time: Friday, May 27, 2016, 10:45 AM SGT
  • Topic: A Case Study on Establishing a Global Commercial Enterprise for Cell Therapy Manufacturing
  • Presenter: George Goldberger, Vice President, Business Development of PCT

About Caladrius Biosciences

Caladrius Biosciences, Inc., through its subsidiary, PCT, is a leading development and manufacturing partner to the cell therapy industry. PCT works with its clients to overcome the fundamental challenges of cell therapy manufacturing by providing a wide range of innovative services including product and process development, GMP manufacturing, engineering and automation, cell and tissue processing, logistics, storage and distribution, as well as expert consulting and regulatory support. PCT and Hitachi Chemical Co. have entered into a strategic global collaboration to accelerate the creation of a global commercial cell therapy development and manufacturing enterprise with deep engineering expertise. Around the core expertise of PCT, Caladrius strategically develops select product candidates, which currently includes an innovative therapy for type 1 diabetes based on a proprietary platform technology for immunomodulation. For more information, visit

Forward Looking Statements

This press release contains forward-looking statements within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Forward-looking statements reflect management’s current expectations, as of the date of this press release, and involve certain risks and uncertainties. All statements other than statements of historical fact contained in this press release are forward-looking statements. The Company’s actual results could differ materially from those anticipated in these forward-looking statements as a result of various factors. Factors that could cause future results to materially differ from the recent results or those projected in forward-looking statements include the “Risk Factors” described in the Company’s Annual Report on Form 10-K filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) on March 15, 2016, and in the Company’s other periodic filings with the SEC. The Company’s further development is highly dependent on, among other things, future medical and research developments and market acceptance, which are outside of its control.

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