Fibrocell to Host Conference Call and Webcast on Thursday, August 4, 2016 to Discuss Second Quarter 2016 Financial Results and Recent Operational Highlights

EXTON, Pa., July 28, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Fibrocell Science, Inc. (NASDAQ:FCSC) will report financial results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2016 and recent operational highlights on Thursday, August 4, 2016, 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 financial results and operational highlights. A question-and-answer session will follow Fibrocell’s remarks.

To participate on the live call, please dial 888-428-9490 (domestic) or +1-719-785-1753 (international), and provide the conference code 2654515 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.fibrocell.com/investors/events 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

Fibrocell is an autologous cell and gene therapy company translating personalized biologics into medical breakthroughs for diseases affecting the skin and connective tissue. Fibrocell’s most advanced orphan gene-therapy product candidate, FCX-007, has begun a Phase I/II trial for the treatment of recessive dystrophic epidermolysis bullosa (RDEB). Fibrocell is in pre-clinical development of FCX-013, its orphan gene-therapy product candidate for the treatment of linear scleroderma. In addition, Fibrocell has a third gene-therapy program in the research phase for the treatment of arthritis and related conditions. Fibrocell’s gene therapy portfolio is being developed in collaboration with Intrexon Corporation (NYSE:XON), a leader in synthetic biology. For more information, visit www.fibrocell.com or follow us on Twitter at @Fibrocell.

Investor Relations Contact: John Woolford Westwicke Partners 443.213.0506 john.woolford@westwicke.com

Source:Fibrocell Science, Inc.

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