Fibrocell to Present at 7th Annual World Orphan Drug Congress USA 2017 and 5th Annual Cell & Gene Therapy Investor Day

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EXTON, Pa., April 13, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Fibrocell Science, Inc. (NASDAQ:FCSC), a gene therapy company focused on transformational autologous cell-based therapies for skin and connective tissue diseases, today announced that John Maslowski, Chief Executive Officer, will present at the 7th Annual World Orphan Drug Congress USA on Friday, April 21 at 2:30 pm EDT in Washington, D.C., and the Alliance for Regenerative Medicine’s (ARM) 5th Annual Cell & Gene Therapy Investor Day on Thursday, April 27 at 4:15 pm EDT in Boston, Massachusetts.

A live webcast of Fibrocell’s presentation at ARM’s Cell & Gene Therapy Investor Day will be available under the investor relations section of the Company’s website at www.fibrocell.com/investors/events and archived for 30 days. Please visit Fibrocell’s website several minutes prior to the start of the broadcast to ensure adequate time for any software download that may be necessary.

About Fibrocell

Fibrocell is an autologous cell and gene therapy company translating personalized biologics into medical breakthroughs for diseases affecting the skin and connective tissue.  Fibrocell’s most advanced product candidate, FCX-007, has begun a Phase I/II trial for the treatment of recessive dystrophic epidermolysis bullosa (RDEB). Fibrocell is in pre-clinical development of FCX-013, its product candidate for the treatment of linear scleroderma.  In addition, Fibrocell has a third program in the research phase for the treatment of arthritis and related conditions.  Fibrocell’s gene therapy portfolio is being developed in collaboration with Intrexon Corporation (NYSE:XON), a leader in synthetic biology.  For more information, visit http://www.fibrocell.com or follow Fibrocell on Twitter at @Fibrocell.

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Investor & Media Relations Contact:
Karen Casey
484.713.6133
kcasey@fibrocell.com