SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (date of earliest event reported): April 26, 2019
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1010 Atlantic Avenue
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Item 8.01 - Other Events
On April 26, 2019, BioTime announced that Dr. Edward D. Wirth, BioTime’s Chief Medical Officer, was presenting at the 26th Annual American Society for Neural Therapy and Repair (ASNTR) Annual Conference on April 26, 2019 at 10:30am. Dr. Wirth’s presentation, entitled “Top-line 12-month Results from the SCiStar Study - A Phase 1/2a Trial of Human Embryonic Stem Cell-Derived Oligodendrocyte Progenitor Cells (OPC1) in Patients with Subacute Cervical Spinal Cord Injury”, is included as Exhibit 99.2 to this report, which is incorporated by reference.
Item 9.01 – Financial Statements and Exhibits.
|99.1||Press release dated April 26, 2019|
|99.2||Presentation entitled “Top-line 12-month Results from the SCiStar Study - A Phase 1/2a Trial of Human Embryonic Stem Cell-Derived Oligodendrocyte Progenitor Cells (OPC1) in Patients with Subacute Cervical Spinal Cord Injury”|
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
|Date: April 29, 2019||By:||/s/ Brian M. Culley|
|Brian M. Culley|
|Chief Executive Officer|