Daily Archives: January 6, 2018

Neuralstem to Present at The Neuroscience Innovation Forum for BD&L and Investment in Therapeutics and Technology

GERMANTOWN, Md., Jan. 05, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Neuralstem, Inc. (Nasdaq:CUR), a biopharmaceutical company developing novel treatments for nervous system diseases, today announced Karl Johe, Ph.D, chief science officer Neuralstem, will present at the Neuroscience Innovation Forum for BD&L and Investment in Therapeutics and Technology at the Marines’ Memorial Club in San Francisco, CA. The presentation is scheduled for Sunday, January 7, 2018 at 3:30 PT.

The presentation will be available approximately one week after the live event and can be accessed on the Company’s website www.neuralstem.com.

About Neuralstem

Neuralstem is a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company developing novel treatments for nervous system diseases of high unmet medical need.  NSI-189 is a small molecule in clinical development for major depressive disorder (MDD) and in preclinical development for Angelman syndrome, irradiation-induced cognitive impairment, Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes, and stroke.

NSI-566 is a stem cell therapy being tested for treatment of paralysis in stroke, chronic spinal cord injury (cSCI) and Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS).  Neuralstem’s diversified portfolio of product candidates is based on its proprietary neural stem cell technology.

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This news release contains “forward-looking statements” made pursuant to the “safe harbor” provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Such forward-looking statements relate to future, not past, events and may often be identified by words such as “expect,” “anticipate,” “intend,” “plan,” “believe,” “seek” or “will.” Forward-looking statements by their nature address matters that are, to different degrees, uncertain. Specific risks and uncertainties that could cause our actual results to differ materially from those expressed in our forward-looking statements include risks inherent in the development and commercialization of potential products, uncertainty of clinical trial results or regulatory approvals or clearances, need for future capital, dependence upon collaborators and maintenance of our intellectual property rights. Actual results may differ materially from the results anticipated in these forward-looking statements. Additional information on potential factors that could affect our results and other risks and uncertainties are detailed from time to time in Neuralstem’s periodic reports, including the Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2016, and Form 10-Q for the three and nine months ended September 30, 2017, filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), and in other reports filed with the SEC. We do not assume any obligation to update any forward-looking statements.

Contact:
Kimberly Minarovich
Argot Partners (Investor Relations)
212-600-1902
kimberly@argotpartners.com

North, South Korea discuss details of upcoming high-level talks

South Korea and North Korea are preparing for their first high-level talks in 2 years, which will be held on Tuesday at the border truce village of Panmunjom. Details of the talk were discussed on Saturday.

South Korean Unification Ministry said the organization method and list of delegates to the proposed talks will be discussed through the reconnected inter-Korean hotline.

The talks will focus on North Korean athletes’ participation in the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics 2018 and measures to improve bilateral ties.

Source: VOV5

300 rain gauge stations established for flood control

A seminar took place in Da Nang City on Friday to introduce meteorological observation systems and other equipment to improve rainfall observation capacity and mitigate damage caused by natural disasters.

Participants said that inadequate meteorological and rainfall observation has led to slow response to any natural calamity. To deal with this problem, the Da Nang Water Resources Technical Consultancy and Development Joint Stock Company has cooperated with other cities, provinces, and owners of irrigation and hydro-power reservoirs to establish a VRAIN system connecting 300 automatic rainfall observation stations across Vietnam.

“Natural calamities, especially those related to heavy rain and floodings, have become more and more complicated to forecast and control. The government and the Central Steering Committee for Natural Disaster Prevention and Control has called for private investment in the rain gauge stations nationwide as soon as possible. Several companies equipped with latest technologies have contributed necessary data to help localities deal with natural disasters.”, said Nguyen Van Vy is Deputy head of the Department of Natural Disaster Prevention and Control in the Central and Central Highlands Region.

Since last year, rain gauge system VRAIN has been updated with a mobile phone application that enables everyone to get information on rainfall level on their smartphones.

Source: VOV5

Government action program on population launched

The government has issued a resolution on its population action program in the new context. The program aims to clearly define major tasks for related ministries, sectors and localities to address population problems.

The program has set out 7 solutions to achieve certain goals including improving the leadership of local authorities at all levels, reforming population communication and advocacy methods, and improving and supplementing regulations regarding mechanisms, policies and laws related to population.

Source: VOV5

Government action program on population launched

The government has issued a resolution on its population action program in the new context. The program aims to clearly define major tasks for related ministries, sectors and localities to address population problems.

The program has set out 7 solutions to achieve certain goals including improving the leadership of local authorities at all levels, reforming population communication and advocacy methods, and improving and supplementing regulations regarding mechanisms, policies and laws related to population.

Source: VOV5

Erdogan: Turkey will not join EU at all costs

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on Friday that Turkey will not beg for EU membership.

During a joint press conference with French President Emmanuel Macron in Paris, Erdogan said Turkey has been waiting for 54 years and will take a final decision.

Macron said France and Turkey need to cooperate in establishing peace and stability in Syria after IS was defeated. He called for a change in the form of cooperation and dialogue on Turkey’s joining the bloc.

Source: VOV5

Iran, Pakistan seek closer defense ties

Iranian Defense Minister Ali Hatami and his Pakistani counterpart Khurram Dastgir-Khan held talks on boosting defense cooperation amid increased pressure from the US, Press TV reported on Friday.

In a telephone talk on Thursday, Mr. Hatami hailed growing defense cooperation between the two countries. He said he hopes Iran and Pakistan will foster economic and security growth, saying that both sides have great potentials for military cooperation.

Dastgir-Khan praised the developments of military cooperation with Iran in regional issues and underlined the importance of the Muslim countries’ sovereignty in their defense efforts.

Source: VOV5