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Neuralstem's Cell Therapy Is Working, And This Is Just The Beginning

Back in February 2014, we wrote an article for Seeking-Alpha reviewing the recently published Phase 1 data on Neuralstem's (NYSEMKT:CUR) NSI-566 for the treatment of Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis ("ALS"). This article is now exclusive to PRO subscribers, but we can point investors to the full peer-reviewed paper published in the Annals of Neurology (Feldman et al, 2014) for a comprehensive review of the Phase 1 study. Below we summarize some of the conclusions from that paper, and then point to significant anecdotal evidence that the current Phase 2 study is not only proceeding well, but succeeding in its primary goal of demonstrating safety and efficacy of NSI-566 for the treatment of ALS.

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