November 08, 2012 at 08:20 AM EST
Stem Cell Stocks Gaining Popularity in 2012 as a Result of Breakthroughs in Research
Five Star Equities Provides Stock Research on Cytori Therapeutics and Pluristem Therapeutics

NEW YORK, NY -- (Marketwire) -- 11/08/12 -- Stem cell stocks have been gaining popularity among investors in 2012 as new and promising research continues to propel the industry forward. A study performed earlier this year at Johns Hopkins University has shown that stem cells from patients' own cardiac tissue can be used to heal scarred tissue after a heart attack. Five Star Equities examines the outlook for companies in the Biotechnology Industry and provides equity research on Cytori Therapeutics Inc. (USA) (NASDAQ: CYTX) and Pluristem Therapeutics Inc. (NASDAQ: PSTI).

Access to the full company reports can be found at:

www.FiveStarEquities.com/CYTX

www.FiveStarEquities.com/PSTI

A more recent study, also conducted at Johns Hopkins University, has showed that stem cells donated by strangers were as safe and as effective as the patient's own cells in repairing heart tissue. This is a key advancement for the treatment of heart attack with stem cells, as this possibly means stem cells could be stored for use just as blood is now.

"You could have the cells ready to go in the blood bank so when the patient comes in for a therapy -- there's no delay," said Dr. Joshua Hare of the University of Miami. "It's also cheaper to make the donor cells," as marrow from a single donor could provide enough cells for the treatment of up to 10 people.

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Shares of Cytori Therapeutics have soared nearly 60 percent year-to-date. The company develops, manufactures, and sells medical products and devices to enable the practice of regenerative medicine. The Company's technology is the Celuion family of products, which processes patients' adipose-derived stem and regenerative cells (ADRCs) at the point of care.

Pluristem Therapeutics is a bio-therapeutics company engaged in the commercialization of non-personalized cell therapy products for the treatment of several severe degenerative, ischemic and autoimmune disorders. The company recently announced that their manufacturing facility in Israel reached a major milestone and that they have initiated the Installation Qualification validation.

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