CLEVELAND, Feb. 14, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Athersys, Inc. (ATHX) will release its year-end 2018 financial results at approximately 4:00 PM Eastern Time on Thursday, March 14, 2019, and will host a conference call shortly thereafter at 4:30 PM Eastern Time to review the results. Gil Van Bokkelen, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, William (B.J.) Lehmann, President and Chief Operating Officer, and Laura Campbell, Senior Vice President of Finance, will host the call as follows:
|Date||March 14, 2019|
|Time||4:30 p.m. (Eastern Time)|
|Telephone access: US and Canada||(877) 396-3286|
|Telephone access: International||(647) 689-5528|
|Encore Passcode (needed for the replay only)||7677927|
|Live webcast||www.athersys.com under Investors section|
We encourage shareholders to listen using the webcast link, and to use the phone line if you intend to ask a question. A replay will be available on the webcast at www.athersys.com under the investors section approximately two hours after the call has ended. Shareholders may also call in for on-demand listening shortly after the completion of the call until 11:59 PM Eastern Time on March 21, 2019 by dialing (800) 585-8367 or (416) 621-4642 and entering Encore passcode 7677927.
Athersys is an international biotechnology company engaged in the discovery and development of therapeutic product candidates designed to extend and enhance the quality of human life. The Company is developing its MultiStem® cell therapy product, a patented, adult-derived "off-the-shelf" stem cell product, initially for disease indications in the neurological, cardiovascular, and inflammatory and immune disease areas, and has several ongoing clinical trials evaluating this potential regenerative medicine product. Athersys has forged strategic partnerships and a broad network of collaborations to further advance the MultiStem cell therapy toward commercialization. More information is available at www.athersys.com.
William (B.J.) Lehmann, J.D.
President and Chief Operating Officer
Tel: (216) 431-9900
Director of Corporate Communications and Investor Relations
Tel: (216) 431-9900
Russo Partners, LLC
Tel: (212) 845-4271 or (858) 717-2310