This document contains forward-looking statements that are based upon current
expectations within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act
of 1995. It is our intent that such statements be protected by the safe harbor
created thereby. This discussion and analysis should be read in conjunction with
our financial statements and accompanying notes included elsewhere in this
report. Operating results are not necessarily indicative of results that may
occur in future periods.
Forward-looking statements involve risks and uncertainties and our actual results and the timing of events may differ significantly from the results discussed in the forward-looking statements. Examples of such forward-looking statements include, but are not limited to, statements about or relating to: our plans to pursue research and development of therapeutics in addition to continuing to advance our cellular systems business, our plans to become an integrated biopharmaceutical company, our use of proprietary cell-based systems and immune system modulation technologies to discover, develop and commercialize new therapeutics, our plans to continue to operate our business and minimize expenses, our expectations regarding future cash expenditures increasing significantly, our intent to gradually add scientific and support personnel, the expansion of our product offerings, additional revenues and profits, our ability to complete strategic mergers and acquisitions of product candidates, plans to increase further our operating expenses and administrative resources, future potential direct product sales, the sale of additional equity securities, debt financing and/or the sale or licensing of our technologies.
Such forward-looking statements involve risks and uncertainties, including, but not limited to, those risks and uncertainties relating to difficulties or delays in development, testing, obtaining regulatory approval, and undertaking production and marketing of our drug candidates; difficulties or delays in patient enrollment for our clinical trials; unexpected adverse side effects or inadequate therapeutic efficacy of our drug candidates that could slow or prevent product approval (including the risk that current and past results of clinical trials or preclinical studies are not indicative of future results of clinical trials); activities and decisions of, and market conditions affecting, current and future strategic partners; pricing pressures; accurately forecasting operating and clinical trial costs; uncertainties of litigation and other business conditions; our ability to obtain additional financing if necessary; changing standards of care and the introduction of products by competitors or alternative therapies for the treatment of indications we target; the uncertainty of protection for our intellectual property or trade secrets, through patents or otherwise; and potential infringement of the intellectual property rights or trade secrets of third parties. In addition such statements are subject to the risks and uncertainties discussed under the "Risk Factors" section included in our Annual Report filed on Form 10-K for the year ended