updated 9/7/2010 8:16:08 AM ET 2010-09-07T12:16:08

ROCKVILLE, Md., Sept. 7, 2010 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Cytomedix, Inc. (NYSE Amex:GTF) (the "Company"), a leading developer of biologically active regenerative therapies for wound care, inflammation and angiogenesis, today announced that the Company will participate in the Rodman & Renshaw 12th Annual Global Investment Conference taking place September 12-15, 2010 at the New York Palace Hotel in New York City.

Martin Rosendale, President and CEO of Cytomedix, will present a corporate update on Tuesday, September 14, 2010 at 10:50 a.m. (Eastern time) in which he will provide an overview of Cytomedix, including an update on the state of the integration of its acquisition of the Angel® Whole Blood Separation System and the activAT® Autologous Thrombin Processing Kit from the Sorin Group which was completed in April 2010. 

Company management will be available for one-on-one meetings with investors participating in the Rodman & Renshaw Global Investment Conference.  For those who would like to schedule an appointment with Cytomedix's management, please contact Anne Marie Fields, Lippert/Heilshorn & Associates, Inc., at 212-838-3777 or at afields@lhai.com or contact your Rodman & Renshaw representative. 

The presentation will be webcast live at www.cytomedix.com where it will also be archived for 90 days and at http://www.wsw.com/webcast/rrshq18/gtf

About Cytomedix

Cytomedix is a biotechnology company that develops, sells, and licenses regenerative biological therapies, to primarily address the areas of wound care, inflammation, and angiogenesis. The Company currently markets the AutoloGel™ System, a device for the production of platelet rich plasma ("PRP") gel derived from the patient's own blood for use on a variety of exuding wounds; the Angel® Whole Blood Separation System, a blood processing device and disposable products used for separation of whole blood into red cells, platelet poor plasma and platelet rich plasma ("PRP") in surgical settings; and the activAT® Autologous Thrombin Processing Kit, which produces autologous thrombin serum from platelet poor plasma. The activAT® kit is sold exclusively in Europe and Canada, where it provides a completely autologous, safe alternative to bovine-derived products. The Company is currently pursuing a multi-faceted strategy to penetrate the chronic wound market with its products. Cytomedix is also pursuing opportunities for the application of AutoloGel™ and PRP technology into other markets such as hair transplantation and orthopedics, as well as actively seeking complementary products for the wound care market. The Company also seeks to monetize other product candidates in its pipeline through strategic partnerships, out-licensing, or sale. Most notably is its anti-inflammatory peptide (designated "CT-112") that has shown promise in pre-clinical testing. Additional information regarding Cytomedix is available at www.cytomedix.com .

Safe Harbor Statement

Statements contained in this communication not relating to historical facts are forward-looking statements that are intended to fall within the safe harbor rule for such statements under the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. The information contained in the forward-looking statements is inherently uncertain, and Cytomedix's actual results may differ materially due to a number of factors, many of which are beyond Cytomedix's ability to predict or control, including among others, viability and effectiveness of the Company's sales approach and overall marketing strategies, the outcome of development or regulatory review of CT-112, commercial success or acceptance by the medical community, competitive responses, the Company's ability to raise additional capital and to continue as a going concern, Cytomedix's ability to execute on its strategy to market the AutoloGel™ System as contemplated, the Company's ability to capitalize on opportunities in the European market, the Company's ability to successfully integrate the Angel® and activAT® product lines into its existing business, to assume and satisfy certain liabilities related to the Angel® and activAT® product lines, or its ability to service the deferred payments related to the acquisition of the Angel® and activAT® product lines. These forward-looking statements are subject to known and unknown risks and uncertainties that could cause actual events to differ from the forward-looking statements. More information about some of these risks and uncertainties may be found in the reports filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission by Cytomedix, Inc. Cytomedix operates in a highly competitive and rapidly changing business and regulatory environment, thus new or unforeseen risks may arise. Accordingly, investors should not place any reliance on forward-looking statements as a prediction of actual results. Except as is expressly required by the federal securities laws, Cytomedix undertakes no obligation to update or revise any forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, changed circumstances or future events or for any other reason.

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