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Athersys Management Discusses Q2 2012 Results - Earnings Call Transcript

Athersys (ATHX)

Q2 2012 Earnings Call

August 13, 2012 4:30 pm ET


Lisa Wilson

William Lehmann - President, Chief Operating Officer and Secretary

Gil Van Bokkelen - Co-Founder, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer


Edward A. Tenthoff - Piper Jaffray Companies, Research Division

Stephen G. Brozak - WBB Securities, LLC, Research Division

Jason Kolbert - Maxim Group LLC, Research Division

Greg Chodaczek - First Analysis Securities Corporation, Research Division



Good afternoon, my name is Sharon, and I'll be your conference operator today. At this time, I would like to welcome everyone to the Athersys Second Quarter 2012 Financial Results Conference Call. [Operator Instructions] Lisa Wilson, Head of Investor Relations for Athersys, you may begin your conference.

Lisa Wilson

Thank you, and good afternoon, everyone. I'm Lisa Wilson of In-Site Communications, Investor Relations for Athersys. Thank you for joining today's call. If you do not have a copy of the press release issued at the close of market, it is available on the Athersys website at or you may call Libby Abelt in my office at (212) 759-5665 to receive it by email.

Gil Van Bokkelen, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer; and BJ Lehmann, President and Chief Operating Officer of Athersys, will host today's call. The call is expected to last approximately 45 minutes and may also be accessed through our website. A replay will be available 2 hours after the call's completion, and access information for the replay is available in today's press release.

Any remarks that Athersys may make about future expectations, plans and prospects constitute forward-looking statements for purposes of the Safe Harbor provision under the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Actual results may differ materially from those indicated by these forward-looking statements as the result of various important factors, including those discussed in the company's Form 10-Q, 10-K and other public SEC filings.

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