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BioTime CEO Dr. Michael West to Present at the Case Western Reserve University 6th Annual Regenerative Medicine Business

  BioTime CEO Dr. Michael West to Present at the Case Western Reserve
  University 6th Annual Regenerative Medicine Business Education Course

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ALAMEDA, Calif. -- July 16, 2013

BioTime, Inc. (NYSE MKT: BTX), a biotechnology company that develops and
markets products in the field of regenerative medicine, announced that Chief
Executive Officer Michael D. West, PhD will present today at the Case Western
Reserve University in the meeting “The Business of Regenerative Medicine: From
Stem Cells to the Market Place” in Cleveland, Ohio. Dr. West’s presentation
titled “Embryomics: Commercial Opportunities in the Increasing Complex Biology
of Pluripotency” is scheduled for 11:00 a.m. EDT. Dr. West will describe new
data relating the company's PureStem™  technology and cell lines potentially
useful in the treatment of Alzheimer's disease and for Alzheimer's disease
research and will soon be made available for sale to the research community.

The presentation is available on BioTime’s website at
www.biotimeinc.com/scientific-presentations. A discussion of the results
presented in today’s meeting is also discussed by Dr. West in his weekly video
update available for viewing at www.biotimeinc.com/video-series/.

About BioTime, Inc.

BioTime, headquartered in Alameda, California, is a biotechnology company
focused on regenerative medicine and blood plasma volume expanders. Its broad
platform of stem cell technologies is enhanced through subsidiaries focused on
specific fields of application. BioTime develops and markets research products
in the fields of stem cells and regenerative medicine, including a wide array
of proprietary PureStem™ cell lines, HyStem^® hydrogels, culture media, and
differentiation kits. BioTime is developing Renevia™ (formerly known as
HyStem^®-Rx), a biocompatible, implantable hyaluronan and collagen-based
matrix for cell delivery in human clinical applications. BioTime's therapeutic
product development strategy is pursued through subsidiaries that focus on
specific organ systems and related diseases for which there is a high unmet
medical need. BioTime's majority owned subsidiary Cell Cure Neurosciences Ltd.
is developing therapeutic products derived from stem cells for the treatment
of retinal and neural degenerative diseases. BioTime's subsidiary OrthoCyte
Corporation is developing therapeutic applications of stem cells to treat
orthopedic diseases and injuries. Another subsidiary, OncoCyte Corporation,
focuses on the diagnostic and therapeutic applications of stem cell technology
in cancer, including the diagnostic product PanC-Dx™ currently being developed
for the detection of cancer in blood samples. ReCyte Therapeutics, Inc. is
developing applications of BioTime's proprietary induced pluripotent stem cell
technology to reverse the developmental aging of human cells to treat
cardiovascular and blood cell diseases. BioTime's subsidiary LifeMap Sciences,
Inc. markets GeneCards^®, the leading human gene database, as part of an
integrated database suite that also includes the LifeMap Discovery™ database
of embryonic development, stem cell research and regenerative medicine, and
MalaCards, the human disease database. LifeMap Sciences also markets BioTime
research products and PanDaTox, an innovative, recently developed, searchable
database that can aid in the discovery of new antibiotics and
biotechnologically beneficial products. Asterias Biotherapeutics, Inc. is a
new subsidiary being used to acquire the stem cell assets of Geron
Corporation, including patents and other intellectual property, biological
materials, reagents and equipment for the development of new therapeutic
products for regenerative medicine. BioTime's lead product, Hextend^®, is a
blood plasma volume expander manufactured and distributed in the U.S. by
Hospira, Inc. and in South Korea by CJ CheilJedang Corporation under exclusive
licensing agreements. Additional information about BioTime can be found on the
web at www.biotimeinc.com.

Forward-Looking Statements

Statements pertaining to future financial and/or operating results, future
growth in research, technology, clinical development, and potential
opportunities for BioTime and its subsidiaries, along with other statements
about the future expectations, beliefs, goals, plans, or prospects expressed
by management constitute forward-looking statements. Any statements that are
not historical fact (including, but not limited to statements that contain
words such as "will," "believes," "plans," "anticipates," "expects,"
"estimates") should also be considered to be forward-looking statements.
Forward-looking statements involve risks and uncertainties, including, without
limitation, risks inherent in the development and/or commercialization of
potential products, uncertainty in the results of clinical trials or
regulatory approvals, need and ability to obtain future capital, and
maintenance of intellectual property rights. Actual results may differ
materially from the results anticipated in these forward-looking statements
and as such should be evaluated together with the many uncertainties that
affect the business of BioTime and its subsidiaries, particularly those
mentioned in the cautionary statements found in BioTime's Securities and
Exchange Commission filings. BioTime disclaims any intent or obligation to
update these forward-looking statements.

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Contact:

BioTime, Inc.
Robert Peabody, 510-521-3390, ext 302
Sr. VP & CFO
rpeabody@biotimemail.com
or
Judith Segall, 510-521-3390, ext 301
jsegall@biotimemail.com
 
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