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Advanced Cell Technology's Dr. Robert Lanza to Give Plenary, Keynote Address at the Translational Regenerative Medicine Forum

Worcester, MA - April 6, 2010 Advanced Cell Technology's (OTCBB: ACTCNews) Chief Scientific Officer, Robert Lanza, M.D., will be delivering the opening Plenary, Keynote Address at the inaugural 'Translational Regenerative Medicine Forum,' which will take place April 6-8, 2010, in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. Produced by the Regenerative Medicine Foundation, the meeting is designed to be the premiere international event for leaders in regenerative medicine translation, and the first of its kind to convene leaders from academic, research, clinical, regulatory, government, reimbursement and biotechnology industry interests.

Dr. Lanza will be delivering a presentation titled: "The Science: What's Next for the Clinic." His lecture will be followed in the afternoon by a plenary, Keynote address by Robert Klein, Chairman of the California Institute for Regenerative Medicine (CIRM), and Thursday morning by General Eric Schoomaker, Surgeon General of the United States.

A full-day media academy precedes the forum, in order to educate reporters and editors − including journalists from CNN, Scientific American, and WebMD − on the basics of regenerative medicine (stem cells sources, technologies, biomaterials) and pathways to deliver new therapies to patients. Dr. Lanza will be giving an opening lecture at the Academy titled "Stem Cells: Facts, Fallacies and the Unknown.” At the end of the Academy, Dr. Lanza will participate on the "The Future of Regenerative Medicine” Panel, Moderated by Maggie Fox with Reuters. The Panelists will share their thoughts on the following: What treatments are on the horizon and what scientific challenges need to be met to apply regenerative medicine technologies to even more conditions? What realistically can we expect in the next decade and beyond?

About Advanced Cell Technology, Inc.


Advanced Cell Technology, Inc. is a biotechnology company applying cellular technology in the field of regenerative medicine. For more information, visit http://www.advancedcell.com.

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