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Fibrocell to Present at 2016 Cell & Gene Meeting on the Mesa

EXTON, Pa., Sept. 29, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Fibrocell Science, Inc., (NASDAQ:FCSC) today announced that John Maslowski, Senior Vice President, Scientific Affairs of Fibrocell, will present at 9:15 am PDT on Thursday, October 6 at the annual Partnering Forum, part of the Cell & Gene Meeting on the Mesa to be held October 5-7 in La Jolla, California.

A live webcast of Fibrocell’s presentation will be available under the investor relations section of the company’s website at www.fibrocell.com/investors/events, and also posted on the Alliance for Regenerative Medicine’s (ARM) website shortly after the event. 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.

Organized by ARM and the Sanford Consortium for Regenerative Medicine, the Cell & Gene Meeting on the Mesa is a three-day conference bringing together senior executives and top decision-makers in the industry with the scientific community to advance cutting-edge research into cures. The meeting features a two-day Partnering Forum, a Public Forum lecture and a full-day Scientific Symposium.

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 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 product candidate for the treatment of linear scleroderma. In addition, Fibrocell has a third 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.

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Investor Relations Contact: Karen Casey 484.713.6133 kcasey@fibrocell.com

Source:Fibrocell Science, Inc.