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Fact sheet

The following fact sheet provides a summary of our current business and research pipeline.

Cell therapy for neurodegenerative diseases

Living Cell Technologies Limited (LCT) is an Australasian biotechnology company improving the wellbeing of people with serious diseases worldwide by discovering, developing and commercialising regenerative treatments which restore function using naturally occurring cells.

 

Our lead product, NTCELL®, is an alginate coated capsule containing clusters of neonatal porcine choroid plexus cells. After transplantation NTCELL functions as a biological factory, producing factors to promote new central nervous system growth and repair disease-induced nerve degeneration.

 

A Phase IIb trial of NTCELL for Parkinson's disease is currently underway. It aims to confirm the most effective dose of NTCELL, define any placebo component of the response and further identify the initial target Parkinson’s disease patient sub group. If the trial is successful LCT will apply for provisional consent to treat paying patients in New Zealand and launch NTCELL as the first disease modifying treatment for Parkinson’s disease, in 2017.

 

In addition to Parkinson’s disease, NTCELL has the potential to be used in a number of other central nervous system indications, including Huntington’s, Alzheimer’s and motor neurone diseases including amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS).

 

LCT’s proprietary encapsulation technology, IMMUPEL™, allows cell therapies to be used without the need for co-treatment with drugs that suppress the immune system.

 

LCT is listed on the Australian (ASX: LCT) and US (OTCQX: LVCLY) stock exchanges and is incorporated in Australia, with operations based in New Zealand.

— 7 December 2016

Notice of Initial Substantial Holder

Milford Asset Management is a substantial holder of LCT shares.

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— 6 December 2016

Notice under Section 708A Corporations Act

Living Cell Technologies Limited has issued 74,117,647 fully paid Ordinary shares at $ 0.085 by way of placement to eligible participants as outlined in the announcement dated 30 November 2016.

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— 1 March 2016

LCT expects crucial Parkinson’s clinical trial results in early 2017

Australasian biotech company Living Cell Technologies says it will know the outcome of a make-or-break clinical trial on its regenerative cell therapy for Parkinson's disease in the first quarter of next year. If the trial succeeds, Living Cell's lead product NTCELL will be the world's first disease-modifying treatment for Parkinson's as existing treatments only deal with the symptoms rather than stopping the degeneration of the brain.

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— 16 November 2016

LCT Annual General Meeting. To be held at Sheraton on the Park, 161 Elizabeth Street, Sydney at 10.30am.

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Announcements

— 7 December 2016

Notice of Initial Substantial Holder

Milford Asset Management is a substantial holder of LCT shares.

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— 6 December 2016

Notice under Section 708A Corporations Act

Living Cell Technologies Limited has issued 74,117,647 fully paid Ordinary shares at $ 0.085 by way of placement to eligible participants as outlined in the announcement dated 30 November 2016.

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LCT in the News

— 1 March 2016

LCT expects crucial Parkinson’s clinical trial results in early 2017

Australasian biotech company Living Cell Technologies says it will know the outcome of a make-or-break clinical trial on its regenerative cell therapy for Parkinson's disease in the first quarter of next year. If the trial succeeds, Living Cell's lead product NTCELL will be the world's first disease-modifying treatment for Parkinson's as existing treatments only deal with the symptoms rather than stopping the degeneration of the brain.

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Events
— 16 November 2016

LCT Annual General Meeting. To be held at Sheraton on the Park, 161 Elizabeth Street, Sydney at 10.30am.

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