Stem Cell Innovations to Provide Research and Assay Services to Agennix

Stem Cell Innovations to Provide Research and Assay Services to Agennix

HOUSTON, March 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Stem Cell Innovations (Pink Sheets: SCLL) announced today that the Company has signed a Master Services Agreement to provide research and assay services in support of Agennix's talactoferrin program.  The assay utilizes SCLL's C3A human liver cell line.

"We are happy to enter into this contract with Agennix," said James H. Kelly, PhD, CEO of Stem Cell Innovations. "Our C3A cells provide a reliable and reproducible foundation on which to base the talactoferrin assays." 

In addition to the talactoferrin assays, SCLL will provide other research and cell culture services to Agennix.

About Agennix

Agennix AG is a publicly traded biopharmaceutical company that is developing novel therapies in areas of major unmet medical need to improve the length and quality of life of seriously ill patients.  The Company's most advanced program is talactoferrin, an oral targeted therapy that has demonstrated activity in randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled Phase 2 studies in non-small cell lung cancer as well as in severe sepsis.  Talactoferrin is currently in Phase 3 clinical trials in non-small cell lung cancer. The Company has three sites of operation: Munich, Germany; Princeton, New Jersey and Houston, Texas. For additional information, please visit the Agennix Web site at www.agennix.com.

About Stem Cell Innovations, Inc.

SCLL is a cell biology company based in Houston, TX. The Company's ACTIVTox system is a human liver based model for high throughput toxicity testing.  Stem Cell Innovations proprietary, human pluripotent stem cells, known as PluriCells, have the potential to aid in drug discovery, toxicology, and cell therapy.

Additional information is available at www.stemcellinnovations.com and at www.activtox.com.

ACTIVTox and PluriCells are Trademarks of Stem Cell Innovations, Inc.

Forward Looking Statement

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