NEW YORK, June 7, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- IntelliCell BioSciences, Inc. ("Company") (OTCQB: SVFC) announced today that Dr. Arnold I. Caplan has joined its Scientific Advisory Board. Dr. Steven Victor, CEO of IntelliCell, stated "Dr. Caplan's expertise in regenerative medicine is acknowledged in our entire industry and we are very pleased to have him assist our company as it moves forward. Dr. Caplan's unique experience in our industry has helped emerging companies take many products from the laboratory and into successful commercialization and our team is looking forward to learning and working with him." Professor Caplan has lectured and published extensively in the field of regenerative medicine including stem cells, development and bone biology and is recognized as one of the world's foremost authorities on cellular therapies. Dr. Caplan stated, "The IntelliCell product is a platform for cellular delivery to promote and support the natural regeneration of focal injuries that may occur almost anywhere in the body."
About IntelliCell BioSciences IntelliCell is a pioneering regenerative medicine company focused on the expanding regenerative medical markets using adult autologous vascular cells (SVC's) derived from the blood vessels in the adult adipose tissue. IntelliCell Biosciences has developed its own patent pending protocol to separate adult autologous vascular cells from adipose tissue without the use of enzymes. IntelliCell will also be seeking to develop technology-licensing agreements with technology developers, universities, and international business entities.
About Arnold I. Caplan Ph. D. Dr. Caplan is a Professor of Biology & General Medical Sciences and Director of the Skeletal Research Center at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio. Professor Caplan has published over 300 manuscripts and articles in peer reviewed journals. Dr. Caplan has been Chief Scientific Officer at OrthoCyte Corporation since 2010. Dr. Caplan co-founded Cell Targeting Inc. and has served as President of Skeletech, Inc. as its founder. He served as Chief Scientific and founder of Osiris Therapeutics, Inc. He has served as Director of BioMetic Pharmaceuticals, Inc. and Carbylan Biosurgery. Also, he has been a Director of Biomimetics Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Dr. Caplan has served as a Member of the Scientific Advisory Board at IsoTis Orthobiologics. He is the recipient of several honors and awards from the orthopedic research community. Dr. Caplan holds a Ph. D. from John Hopkins University Medical School and a B.S. in chemistry from the Illinois Institute of Technology.
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