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BioTime Co-Chief Executive Officer Michael D. West, PhD to Deliver Keynote Speech at the 2015 World Stem Cell Summit

ALAMEDA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec. 11, 2015-- BioTime, Inc. (NYSE MKT:BTX), a clinical-stage regenerative medicine company with a focus on pluripotent stem cell technology, today announced that its co-Chief Executive Officer Michael D. West, PhD will deliver a keynote presentation at the 2015 World Stem Cell Summit in Atlanta, Georgia on Saturday, December 12, 2015 from 11:30am to 12:30pm EST. Dr. West’s lecture is titled, “Emerging Trends in the Regenerative Medicine Industry – Hot Topics and Future Trends,” and will draw upon his 25-plus years of leadership in the industry to examine currently trending topics, and share his insights on what he believes the future holds for the field.

About BioTime

BioTime, Inc., a pioneer in regenerative medicine, is a clinical-stage biotechnology company. BioTime and its subsidiaries are leveraging their industry-leading experience in pluripotent stem cell technology and a broad intellectual property portfolio to facilitate the development and use of cell-based therapies and gene marker-based molecular diagnostics for major diseases and degenerative conditions for which there presently are no cures. The lead clinical programs of BioTime and its subsidiaries include OpRegen®, currently in a Phase I/IIa trial for the treatment of the dry form of age-related macular degeneration; AST-OPC1, currently in a Phase I/IIa trial for spinal cord injuries; Renevia™, currently in a pivotal trial in Europe as an injectable matrix for the engraftment of transplanted cells to treat HIV-related lipoatrophy; and cancer diagnostics, nearing the completion of initial clinical studies for the detection of lung, bladder, and breast cancers. AST-VAC2, a cancer vaccine, is in the pre-clinical trial stage.

BioTime’s subsidiaries include the publicly traded Asterias Biotherapeutics, Inc. (NYSE MKT: AST), developing pluripotent stem cell-based therapies in neurology and oncology, including AST-OPC1 and AST-VAC2; Cell Cure Neurosciences Ltd., developing stem cell-based therapies for retinal and neurological disorders, including OpRegen®; OncoCyte Corporation, developing cancer diagnostics; LifeMap Sciences, Inc., developing and marketing an integrated online database resource for biomedical and stem cell research; LifeMap Solutions, Inc., a subsidiary of LifeMap Sciences, developing mobile health (mHealth) products; OrthoCyte Corporation, developing therapies to treat orthopedic disorders, diseases, and injuries; ReCyte Therapeutics, Inc., developing therapies to treat a variety of cardiovascular and related ischemic disorders; and Ascendance Biotechnology, Inc. which manufactures and sells proprietary products and services that assay new drug candidates for potential toxicity, including HepatoPac® and HepatoMune®, and other products for use as research tools.

BioTime common stock is traded on the NYSE MKT and TASE under the symbol BTX. For more information, please visit www.biotimeinc.com or connect with the company on TwitterLinkedInFacebookYouTube, and Google+.

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