Alameda, CA.-- (BUSINESS WIRE) -- December 7, 2006"Advanced Cell Technology, Inc.'s (OTCBB:"ACTC":http://finance.yahoo.com/q?s=actc.ob&d=t - "News":http://finance.yahoo.com/q/h?s=actc.ob) Robert Lanza, M.D., VP of Research and Scientific Development, will deliver the keynote address at the University of Florida's Vision Research Symposium, titled "Advances in the Use of Stem Cells for Repair and Regeneration of the Eye,�” December 7, 2006, at 12:10 PM, at the Hilton University of Florida Conference Center, Gainesville, Florida. Dr. Lanza's presentation is titled "The Use of Embryonic Stem Cells in Regenerative Medicine.” The recent progress that has been made in using embryonic stem-cell derived cells to rescue visual function in animals will be discussed, as well as the scientific promise --and challenges -- that remain before these and other human stem cell therapies can enter the clinic.
A downloadable copy of the presentation will be available on the company's website at "www.advancedcell.com/conference-presentations":http://www.advancedcell.com/conference-presentations
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Advanced Cell Technology, Inc. is a biotechnology company applying embryonic stem cell technology in the emerging field of regenerative medicine. The company operates facilities in Alameda, California and Worcester, Massachusetts. For more information about the company, please visit "http://www.advancedcell.com":http://www.advancedcell.com .
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