Osiris Accepted for Paper Presentation at the 2014 American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Annual Meeting

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COLUMBIA, Md.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--

Osiris Therapeutics, Inc. (OSIR), announced today that a scientific study evaluating the key attributes of Cartiform® has been accepted for presentation at the 2014 American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) Annual Meeting, March 11-15, in New Orleans, Louisiana. C. Thomas Vangsness, Jr., MD, Professor of Surgery and Chief of Sports Medicine for the University of Southern California will present the findings of the study.

Dr. Vangsness is scheduled to present on the Characterization Of A Novel Viable Cartilage Mesh For Microfracture Augmentation For Focal Chondral Defects on Tuesday, March 11th at 9:42a.m. AAOS is the preeminent provider of musculoskeletal education to orthopaedic surgeons and its Annual Meeting is the largest orthopaedic meeting in the world.

About Osiris Therapeutics

Osiris Therapeutics, Inc., is the leading stem cell company, having developed the world’s first approved stem cell drug, Prochymal®. Osiris currently markets Grafix® and Ovation® for wound and tissue repair, and Cartiform for cartilage repair. Osiris is a fully integrated company with capabilities in research, development, manufacturing and distribution of cell therapy products. Osiris has developed an extensive intellectual property portfolio to protect the company's technology, including 51 U.S. and 162 foreign patents.

Osiris, Prochymal, Chondrogen, Grafix, Ovation and Cartiform are registered trademarks of Osiris Therapeutics, Inc. More information can be found on the company's website, www.Osiris.com. (OSIR-G)

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