NEW YORK, Sept. 22, 2010 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- NeoStem, Inc. (NYSE Amex:NBS) ("NeoStem" or the "Company"), an international biopharmaceutical company with operations in the U.S. and China, today announced that its CEO, Robin L. Smith, MD, will present live at the NASDAQ MarketSite in Times Square, New York City a strategic development update.

When: September 23, 2010, 1:00 pm EDT

Where: NASDAQ MarketSite, 4 Times Square, New York City (43 rd and Broadway)

RSVP required for building security: 917 / 680 – 6011, bradley.smith@muncmedia.com

CLICK HERE to watch the event online 9/23, 1:00pm EDT

NeoStem, Inc. executives will be available for media and analyst interviews. Please call 917 / 680 - 6011 to schedule.

About NeoStem, Inc.

NeoStem, Inc. is engaged in the development of stem cell-based therapies and building of a network of adult stem cell collection centers in the U.S. and China that are focused on enabling people to donate and store their own (autologous) stem cells for their personal use in times of future medical need. The Company is also the licensee of various stem cell technologies, including a worldwide exclusive license to VSEL TM technology which uses very small embryonic-like stem cells, shown to have several physical characteristics that are generally found in embryonic stem cells, and is pursuing the licensing of other technologies for therapeutic use. NeoStem's majority-controlled Chinese pharmaceutical operation, Suzhou Erye, manufactures and distributes generic antibiotics in China. For more information, please visit: http://www.neostem.com .

Forward-Looking Statements

This press release contains forward-looking statements within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Forward-looking statements reflect management's current expectations, as of the date of this press release, and involve certain risks and uncertainties. The Company's actual results could differ materially from those anticipated in these forward-looking statements as a result of various factors. Factors that could cause future results to materially differ from the recent results or those projected in forward-looking statements include the "Risk Factors" described in the Company's Annual Report on Form 10-K filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on March 31, 2010, as well as other periodic filings made with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The Company's further development is highly dependent on future medical and research developments and market acceptance, which is outside its control.
CONTACT:  NeoStem, Inc.          Robin Smith, CEO           +1-212-584-4174          rsmith@neostem.com           http://www.neostem.com