BrainStorm Cell Therapeutics Inc. (OTCBB:BCLI), a leading developer of adult stem cell technologies and therapeutics, is pleased to announce that its chief medical advisor, Professor Eldad Melamed, was interviewed on November 9, 2009 on Israel?s most popular radio broadcast, Galei Zahal. The interview was conducted by Yaron Willensky, a respected news talk show host, to discuss the latest achievements, treatment and progress of BrainStorm?s stem cell technology and therapy with respect to neurodegenerative diseases such as ALS and Parkinson?s disease.
?The stem cell therapy treatment is ready. We have successfully been able to process autologous adult human mesenchymal stem cells, grow them and differentiate them into other cell types for the treatment of neurodegenerative diseases. We are currently in middle of obtaining approval to begin the first clinical trials on ALS patients in Israel,? stated Professor Melamed during the interview. ?Regarding clinical trials for Parkinson?s disease, we are ready to begin,? continued Professor Melamed. ?However, we must still complete the regulatory approval process before that can happen.?