Monday, June 27, 2011

International Stem Cell Corporation Executives to Speak at Health and Beauty Expo in New York City

International Stem Cell Corporation (OTCBB:ISCO) announced today that Kenneth Aldrich, Chairman of the Board, and Dr. Ruslan Semechkin, President and CEO of Lifeline Skin Care® (, a subsidiary of ISCO, which develops and markets stem cell based anti-aging skincare products, will be addressing recent advances in stem cell technology at the HBA Global Expo being held June 28 – 30 at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center in New York City. This annual conference attracts more than 15,000 beauty industry professionals and is one of the largest events in the cosmetics and personal care industry. Product development and marketing executives attend the annual HBA conference for education and information on the latest trends in ingredients and raw materials.

Mr. Aldrich is participating in the "Executive Leadership Panel: Generating the Future in the Skin Anti-Aging Category," on Tuesday, June 28, at 1:30 p.m. Dr. Semechkin is presenting at the Expo's Anti-Aging Symposium as an expert on emerging technologies in skincare. Dr. Semechkin's presentation, titled "Stem Cell Derived Growth Factors - the Next Breakthrough in Anti-Aging," is scheduled for Wednesday, June 29, at 1:30 p.m.

International Stem Cell is a world leader in the research and development of parthenogenetic stem cells for therapeutic applications and is developing and commercializing stem cell-based research and cosmetic products through Lifeline Skin Care®. The first cosmetic products, a defensive day moisture serum and a recovery night moisture serum containing extracts from human parthenogenetic stem cells, were launched in November 2010 and are available for purchase through and selected luxury spas across the United States.

About International Stem Cell Corporation
International Stem Cell Corporation is focused on the therapeutic applications of human parthenogenetic stem cells and the development and commercialization of cell-based research and cosmetic products. ISCO's core technology, parthenogenesis, results in the creation of pluripotent human stem cells from unfertilized oocytes (eggs). hpSCs avoid ethical issues associated with the use or destruction of viable human embryos. ISCO scientists have created the first parthenogenic, homozygous stem cell line that can be a source of therapeutic cells with minimal immune rejection after transplantation into hundreds of millions of individuals of differing genders, ages and racial background. This offers the potential to create the first true stem cell bank, UniStemCell™. ISCO also produces and markets specialized cells and growth media for therapeutic research worldwide through its subsidiary Lifeline Cell Technology, and cell-based skin care products through its subsidiary Lifeline Skin Care. More information is available at

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International Stem Cell Corporation
Kenneth C. Aldrich, Chairman
Ruslan Semechkin, PhD
Vice President, ISCO
President and CEO, Lifeline Skin Care
Lippert/Heilshorn & Associates
Don Markley, 310-691-7100

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