ACT’s Chief Scientific Officer Dr. Robert Lanza To Deliver The Nerem Lecture 2013 At The 17th Annual Hilton Head Workshop

Advanced Cell Technology, Inc. (“ACT”; OTCBB: ACTC), a leader in the field of regenerative medicine, announced today that its chief scientific officer, Robert Lanza, M.D., will be delivering the “Robert M. Nerem Lecture” at the 17 th Annual Hilton Head Workshop, "Regenerative Medicine: Technologies Enabling Novel Therapies" being held on Hilton Head Island, March 20-23. The goal of the workshop is to bring the community together in an intimate, "Gordon-conference style" forum to share the latest insights and discoveries in this rapidly progressing field. Dr. Lanza’s Lecture, entitled “The Use of Pluripotent Stem Cells in Regenerative Medicine,” will take place on Saturday, March 23, at 5:00p.m. EDT.

Dr. Lanza’s presentation is the second annual Nerem Lecture, with the first having been delivered last year by George Q. Daley, M.D., Ph.D. Samuel E. Lux IV Professor of Hematology/Oncology and Director of the Stem Cell Transplantation Program at Children’s Hospital Boston, and Professor at Harvard Medical School.

The conference brings together leading researchers in the field of regenerative medicine, along with other scientists, engineers, and clinicians, including speakers from Harvard University, Stanford, Cornell, Duke, UCLA, and the University of Pennsylvania, among others.

About Advanced Cell Technology, Inc.

Advanced Cell Technology, Inc., is a biotechnology company applying cellular technology in the field of regenerative medicine. For more information, visit www.advancedcell.com.

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