TiGenix Invited to Present Cx611 Phase IIa Data in Plenary Session of American College of Rheumatology and Participating in

TiGenix Invited to Present Cx611 Phase IIa Data in Plenary Session of American
College of Rheumatology and Participating in Other Upcoming Key Conferences

LEUVEN, Belgium, Sept. 10, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- TiGenix (NYSE
Euronext:TIG), a leader in the field of cell therapy, announced today that it
has been invited to present the results of its Phase IIa study of Cx611 in
refractory rheumatoid arthritis in a plenary session of the American College
of Rheumatology Annual Meeting on October 29. Furthermore, during the second
half of 2013, the company will be present at a number of key events in Europe
and the U.S. geared at investor, industry, and academic audiences to highlight
the commercial potential of ChondroCelect®, the first approved cell therapy in
Europe, and of the company's proprietary allogeneic stem cell programs.
TiGenix's lead product Cx601 is currently in Phase III for perianal fistulas
in Crohn's disease patients.

September 15-18
ICRS 2013, Izmir, Turkey
TiGenix Satellite Symposium - Science & evidence in knee cartilage therapy:
"Mind the Gap: Quick Fix vs. Durable Repair"
Chair: Tim Spalding (UK) MBBS. FRCS, FRCS Orth. Specialist Knee Surgeon,
University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire NHS Trust. Honorary Associate
Professor, Warwick Medical School, University of Warwick
Presenters: Philipp Niemeyer, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery and
Traumatology, Freiburg University Hospital, Freiburg, Germany; Peter Verdonk,
Professor of Orthopaedics and Traumatology, Ghent University, Belgium
Date & time: Tuesday, September 17, 1-2 PM

September 17-19
BioPharm America 2013, Westin Boston Waterfront Hotel,Boston, USA
Attendee: Claudia Jimenez, Senior Director Business Development

October 2-3
13th Large & Midcap Event, Palais Brongniart, Paris, France
Attendee: Claudia D'Augusta, CFO

October 14-16
Stem Cell Meeting on the Mesa, La Jolla, California, USA
Presenter: Eduardo Bravo, CEO

October 23-25
The World Conference on Regenerative Medicine, Congress Center Leipzig,
Presenter: Guido Schopen, VP Medical Affairs & Commercial Operations

October 25-28
European Society of Gene and Cell Therapy (ESGCT) Collaborative Congress '13,
Palacio Municipal de Congresos, Madrid, Spain
Presenters: Wilfried Dalemans, CTO & María Pascual, VP Clinical Operations and
Regulatory Affairs

October 25-30
American College of Rheumatology (ACR) Annual Meeting 2013, San Diego,
California, USA
Presenter: Dr. José María Álvaro-Gracia, MD, PhD, Head of the Biological
Therapies Unit, Hospital Universitario de La Princesa, Madrid, Spain
Session Name: ACR Plenary Session III: Discovery 2013
Presentation: Phase Ib/IIa Study On Intravenous Administration Of Expanded
Allogeneic Adipose-Derived Mesenchymal Stem Cells In Refractory Rheumatoid
Arthritis Patients
Date & time: Tuesday, October 29, 2013: 11:00 AM-12:30 PM

November 4-6
BIO-Europe 2013, Messe Wien Exhibition and Congress Center, Vienna, Austria
Attendee: Claudia Jimenez, Senior Director Business Development

November 14
2nd Edition Belgian Biotech & Pharma Seminar, The Grand Hyatt, New York, USA
Attendee: Eduardo Bravo, CEO

November 21-24
IFATS meeting, Conrad New York, USA
Presenter: Dr. Gonzalez-Argente,MD, Head of Surgery Department, Hospital
Universitari Son Espases, Palma, Spain
Presentation: Expanded allogeneic adipose-derived stem cells for the treatment
of complex perianal fistula in Crohn's disease: results from a multicenter
Phase I/IIa clinical trial
Date & time: Saturday, November 23: 8:12 AM

Presenter: Eleuterio Lombardo, Scientific Director TiGenix
Presentation: Intralymphatic administration of adipose mesenchymal stem cells
shows therapeutic effect in experimental colitis and arthritis
Date & time: Saturday, November 23, 3 PM

For more information:
Eduardo Bravo
Chief Executive Officer

Claudia D'Augusta
Chief Financial Officer

Hans Herklots
Director Investor & Media Relations
+32 16 39 60 97

About TiGenix

TiGenix NV (NYSE Euronext Brussels:TIG) is a leading European cell therapy
company with a marketed product for cartilage repair, ChondroCelect®, and a
strong pipeline with clinical stage allogeneic adult stem cell programs for
the treatment of autoimmune and inflammatory diseases. TiGenix is based out of
Leuven (Belgium) and has operations in Madrid (Spain), and Sittard-Geleen (the
Netherlands). For more information please visitwww.tigenix.com.

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