Shares of Geron (GERN +2.5%) snd BioTime (BTX +7.6%) both rise today after BTX agrees to buy the...

|About: Geron Corporation (GERN)|By:, SA News Editor

Shares of Geron (GERN +2.5%) snd BioTime (BTX +7.6%) both rise today after BTX agrees to buy the intellectual property, including patents and patent applications, and other assets related to GERN's human embryonic stem cell programs. The financial terms of the deal were in a letter of intent announced back in mid-November.