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Thursday, September 8, 2011

Wednesday’s Biotech Stocks Trading; LGND, CTIC, AVII, DNDN, OTC: AEMD

Point Roberts, WA- September 08, 2011-, an investor research portal specializing in sector research including biotech and pharma stocks, issues a trading alert for September 07, 2011.

Aethlon Medical, Inc. (OTC:AEMD) closed lower by 3.03% to $0.0640 on volume of 164K shares and is now trading higher in the morning session, up OVER 15%. The Company recently reported it has entered into an agreement with the Sarcoma Oncology Center to study the ex vivo effectiveness of the Aethlon Hemopurifier® to remove immunosuppressive exosomes from the blood of advanced-stage cancer patients.

Top gaining stocks in the sector yesterday included Ligand Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ:LGND) traded higher by 1.92 (13.68%) and closed at new multi-year high of $15.95. Yesterday’s rally was followed by sharp fall of 10% in the past one week. So far this year, the stock has jumped over 79%.

Cell Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ:CTIC) continued to move higher and rose another 8.85% to $1.23. The stock has been showing strong support at $1 mark and has jumped about 20% in the past one month. The stock has 52-week range of $1-$3.33.

AVI BioPharma, Inc. (NASDAQ:AVII) shares also climbed 0.08 (7.41%) to $1.16 bouncing back from its recent fall of about 8% in the past one week. The stock had made its new 52-week low of $1.02 earlier during this week. The stock has 52-week range of $1.02-$2.74.

Dendreon Corporation   (NASDAQ:DNDN) gained 0.80 (7.40%) to $11.61 on high volume. The company’s management will host a conference call on Thursday, September 8, 2011 at 4:30 p.m. ET to provide a structural and business update on the company.

Biotech Medical Company Snapshot for Aethlon Medical (OTCBB: AEMD)

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The Hemopurifier® is the first medical device to selectively target the removal of infectious viruses and immunosuppressive proteins from the entire circulatory system. We recently discovered that our Hemopurifier® captures tumor-secreted exosomes that suppress the immune system of those afflicted with cancer. Prior to this discovery, a therapeutic strategy to directly inhibit or reverse the immunosuppressive destruction caused by exosomes did not exist in cancer care. By eliminating this mechanism, we believe our Hemopurifier® can fill an unmet clinical need and provide the benefit of an immune-based therapy without adding drug toxicity or interaction risks to established and emerging treatment strategies.

James A. Joyce
Chairman, CEO
858.459.7800 x301

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