Lifeline Skin Care, Inc, a wholly owned subsidiary of International Stem Cell Corporation (OTCBB:ISCO), www.internationalstemcell.com, announced today that it has retained the services of a highly experienced expert in the , Raulee Marcus, to help design a marketing program for its newly created line of based on ISCO's proprietary Parthenogenic Stem Cells.
Ms. Marcus has an extensive background in skin care products, having been a key corporate executive with responsibilities for marketing, R&D and sales at companies such as , and Gillette, increasing sales at those companies by many millions of dollars. She has also had a highly successful career in building revenues and profits for smaller companies such as Obagi Medical Products, a physician-mediated company, and has extensive experience in launching new brands and products through many different channels.
"Ms. Marcus is uniquely qualified to help us develop a product strategy that will have maximum market impact for what is truly a unique technology," said Dr. Ruslan Semechkine, President of Lifeline Skin Care.
"Ms. Marcus' experience in the skin care industry and as a consultant to companies in that industry will greatly enhance our ability to develop a successful marketing and business strategy without distracting from our core focus on developing therapeutic products from Parthenogenic Stem Cells," said Kenneth Aldrich, Chairman of ISCO.
"Early indications are that the skin care product, developed through the efforts of the ISCO scientists who created Parthenogenic Stem Cells, has unique characteristics for . Our next step is to validate these findings through independent testing and execute our product launch," said Dr. Semechkine.
ABOUT INTERNATIONAL STEM CELL CORPORATION (ISCO.OB):
International Stem Cell Corporation is a California biotechnology company focused on developing therapeutic and research products. ISCO's technology, Parthenogenesis, results in the creation of pluripotent human www.internationalstemcell.com.from unfertilized human eggs. ISCO scientists have created the first Parthenogenetic homozygous stem cell line (phSC-Hhom-4) that can be a source of therapeutic cells that will minimize immune rejection after transplantation into hundreds of millions of individuals of differing sexes, ages and racial groups. These advancements offer the potential to create the first true " " and address ethical issues by eliminating the need to use or destroy fertilized embryos. ISCO also produces and markets specialized cells and growth media worldwide for therapeutic research through its subsidiary Lifeline Cell Technology. For more information, visit the ISCO website at:
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Key Words: Stem Cells, Biotechnology, Parthenogenesis
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