Douglas J. Swirsky Joins Fibrocell Board

  Douglas J. Swirsky Joins Fibrocell Board

               Brings Extensive Experience with Capital Markets

Business Wire

EXTON, Pa. -- March 5, 2013

Fibrocell Science, Inc. (OTC: FCSC) announced today that Douglas J. Swirsky,
CPA, CFA, joined its Board of Directors. Since 2006, Mr. Swirsky has served as
Senior Vice President, Chief Financial Officer, Treasurer and Corporate
Secretary of GenVec, Inc. Mr. Swirsky previously held investment banking
positions at UBS, PaineWebber, Morgan Stanley, and Legg Mason. Prior to
joining GenVec, Mr. Swirsky was with Stifel Nicolaus where he served as a
Managing Director and the Head of Life Sciences Investment Banking. His
experience also includes positions in public accounting and consulting.

“Doug brings extensive and wide-ranging financial expertise to our Board,”
said David Pernock, CEO and Board Chair, Fibrocell Science. “His experience in
life sciences and his relationship with the capital markets is an excellent
fit with our strategic direction. We’re delighted to welcome him as a new
Board member.”

GenVec, Inc. is a biopharmaceutical company that uses differentiated,
proprietary technologies to create superior therapeutics and vaccines. In his
current position, Mr. Swirsky oversees all financial aspects of GenVec’s
operations and works closely with the CEO and executive team on business
strategy. He received his B.S. in Business Administration from Boston
University and his M.B.A. from the Kellogg School of Management at
Northwestern University. Mr. Swirsky is a member of the Board of Directors of
PolyMedix, Inc.

About Fibrocell Science, Inc.

Fibrocell Science, Inc. (FCSC) is an autologous cellular therapeutic company
focused on the development of innovative products for aesthetic, medical and
scientific applications. Fibrocell Science is committed to advancing the
scientific, medical and commercial potential of autologous skin and tissue, as
well as its innovative cellular processing technology and manufacturing
excellence. For additional information, please visit

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Marina Maher Communications, LLC
Heather Adamson, 212-485-6806
Fibrocell Science Desk
Redington, Inc.
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