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Vet-Stem Cell Therapy Now Provided by Canadian Licensee Avivagen

2011-03-22 --

Vet-Stem, Inc. is proud to announce the launch of fat-derived stem cell services for veterinary use in Canada by our exclusive Canadian licensee Avivagen. Avivagen personnel have been extensively trained by Vet-Stem scientists, technical and clinical support, and customer service teams to maintain stringent quality and safety standards. 

Avivagen is the third international licensee Vet-Stem, Inc. has trained and approved in the use of fat-derived stem cells to treat arthritis and tendon/ligament injuries in dogs, cats, and horses. 

Vet-Stem's exclusive, worldwide veterinary license of patents from the University of Pittsburgh and Artecel, Inc. provides veterinarians with treatment options that provide animals with orthopedic injuries with an improved quality of life. 

"Vet-Stem is proud to have a strong partner that can continue to provide quality stem cell services to veterinarians, owners, and animals in Canada. Avivagen and Vet-Stem have spent many months working together to validate procedures, equipment, and personnel," said Dr. Bob Harman, DVM, MPVM, CEO of Vet-Stem, Inc. 

David Hankinson, CEO of Avivagen commented, "Avivagen and Vet-Stem have the same focus on excellent service and quality which will benefit the Canadian veterinary community and quality of life for pets as we expand the reach of Regenerative Veterinary Medicine™." 

About Vet-Stem, Inc.

Vet-Stem, Inc. was formed in 2002 to bring regenerative medicine to the veterinary profession. In January of 2004, Vet-Stem introduced the first veterinary stem cell service in the United States. The privately held company is working to develop therapies in veterinary medicine that apply regenerative technologies while utilizing the natural healing properties inherent in all animals. Vet-Stem has exclusive licenses to over 50 patents including world wide veterinary rights for use of adipose derived stem cells.

For additional information, contact: 
Michael Dale
COO, VP Sales and Marketing
Vet-Stem, Inc
12860 Danielson Court, Suite B
Poway, CA 92064