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SeekingAlpha  Oct 15  Comment 
By BiOCell: Last night, we were delivered incredible news from Advanced Cell Technology (OTCQB:ACTC) about two trials that they currently have under way in the US for age-related macular degeneration, the most common cause of vision loss in people...
SeekingAlpha  Oct 15  Comment 
By Esekla: Last night, Advanced Cell Technology (OTCQB:ACTC) made 3 announcements: That it has filed a shelf offering to sell 3 million shares via Lincoln Park Capital at a maximum offering price of $6.86 per share. That it has filed a...
SeekingAlpha  Oct 6  Comment 
By BiOCell: Advanced Cell Technology (OTCQB:ACTC) has made great strides, especially in the last several months. When Paul Wotton decided to leave a secure high paying CEO position at Antares Pharma to come aboard a financially strapped company...
SeekingAlpha  Sep 29  Comment 
By Doug Dallam: Advanced Cell Technology (OTCQB:ACTC) is a cutting edge stem cell biotech company currently finishing Phase I trails for Macular Degeneration (AMD/SMD). If successful, the upside potential is more than impressive. The company has...
DailyFinance  Sep 25  Comment 
Advanced Cell Technology, Inc. (“ACT”; OTCBB:ACTCD), a leader in the field of regenerative ophthalmology, announced today that it has completed treatment of the final patient in its U.K. based Phase 1 clinical trial for...
SeekingAlpha  Sep 20  Comment 
By JMY Investments: Investors found out last week that Advanced Cell Technology (OTCQB:ACTCD) is changing its name to Ocata Therapeutics. We also found out the company plans to increase its authorized common shares by 60%. It is well known...
SeekingAlpha  Sep 12  Comment 
By Esekla: Advanced Cell Technology (OTCQB:ACTC) has scheduled its annual meeting for 9AM on Nov. 12th. The most interesting points on the agenda are a name change for the company to Ocata Therapeutics, and a proposal to increase the number of...
FierceBiotech  Sep 11  Comment 
Between 2010 and 2012 Gary Rabin, then CEO of the stem cell player Advanced Cell Technology, sold $1.5 million worth of his shares in 27 transactions. But according to the SEC, Rabin never told investors of his stock sales--a strict no-no that is...
DailyFinance  Sep 5  Comment 
Advanced Cell Technology, Inc. (“ACT”; OTCBB:ACTCD), a leader in the field of regenerative medicine, announced today that the US Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) has issued U.S. patent 8,822,218 covering methods of...
SeekingAlpha  Aug 28  Comment 
By Esekla: Advanced Cell Technology (OTCQB:ACTC) has completed a 100 for 1 reverse split effective today, which is a precursor to the company's stated plans to up-list to Nasdaq. This is listed as the last of the 7 steps for rebuilding shareholder...




 

Advanced Cell Technology, Inc. is a biotechnology company that specializes in the development of cellular therapies for the treatment of rare and common diseases that impact millions of people worldwide. The company applies stem cell-based technologies and other proprietary methods in the area of regenerative medicine to bring patient-specific therapies from the lab to the bedside.

The Company is starting Phase 2 clinical trials for its Retinal Pigment Epithelial (RPE) program which addresses a number of retinal degenerative disorders (Macular Degeneration, Stargardt's disease). ACT has published positive data from animal studies for the RPE cell program – completed in collaboration with the Casey Eye Institute at Oregon Health and Science University (OHSU) – as well as recently announced promising results – also in collaboration with OHSU- from GLP Safety Studies and long-term efficacy studies for the RPE therapy. Currently ACT is finalizing preclinical studies for the bio-distribution of RPE and expects spiking studies to be finished in the second half of 2009. ACT expects to file the RPE program IND by the end of the year. Advanced Cell also has moved forward rapidly with it Hemangioblast (HG) platform. ACT has published positive data in the journal NATURE Methods for its HG cellular program for the treatment of blood and cardiovascular diseases. Additionally the company’s Myoblast program is an autologous adult stem cell therapy for the treatment of heart disease. The Myoblast program has successfully completed four Phase I clinical trials and has clearance from the FDA to begin Phase II trials.

In recent years ACT has announced the successful development of a novel technique to generate embryonic stem cell lines without destroying embryos, a breakthrough in the ethical debate surrounding the industry. Since then, the company has announced on multiple occasions the successful creation of human embryonic stem cell lines without the destruction or disruption of the developmental potential of the embryos. In support of its research and applications Advanced Cell owns or licenses over 380 patents and patent applications.

ACT is focused on three product areas.

1) The retinal pigment epithelium (RPE) program, which they believe will yield new therapies for treating disease indications and disorders such as age-related macular degeneration (AMD). The first therapeutic treatment using RPE therapy will be a treatment for Stargardt’s Disease. Along with our collaborators at the Casey Eye Institute at OHSU, the Company just announced a successful study results supporting the long-term safety and efficacy of our Retinal Disease therapy. ACT expects to file an IND by the end of 2009

2) The hemangioblast (HG) cell program could yield novel therapies for cardiac diseases such as heart failure has successfully completed Phase I human clinical trials. The program has clearance from the FDA to begin Phase II human clinical trials and ACT is currently seeking funding to support the initiation of a Phase II clinical trial.

3) The myoblast program which could yield novel therapies for cardiac diseases such as heart failure. It has successfully completed Phase I human clinical trials, and the program has clearance from the FDA to begin Phase II human clinical trials, ACT is currently seeking funding to support the initiation of a Phase II clinical trial.

Advanced Cell is led by an experienced management team and world-class scientific team, including CEO William Caldwell, Chief Scientific Officer Robert Lanza M.D., VP of Regulatory Ed Mickunas, Senior Director of Manufacturing Roger Gay PhD and our Director of Operations Rita Parker. The company operates a GMP-capable laboratory in Massachusetts and maintains offices in Southern California.

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