GERMANTOWN, Md., Nov. 16, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Neuralstem, Inc. (Nasdaq:CUR), a biopharmaceutical company developing novel treatments for nervous system diseases, today announced that data from the Company’s Phase 2 study of NSI-189 in patients with major depressive disorder will be presented at the 56th American College of Neuropsychopharmacology (ACNP) Annual Meeting, which is being held in Palm Springs, California from December 3-7, 2017.

Poster presentation details are as follows:

Title: A Phase 2, Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled Study of NSI-189 Phosphate, a Neurogenic Compound Among Out-Patients with Major Depressive Disorder
Abstract Number: M79
Session Title: Poster Session I
Presenter: George Papakostas, M.D., Massachusetts General Hospital
Date and Time: Monday, December 4, 2017, 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM PT

About Neuralstem
Neuralstem is a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company developing novel treatments for nervous system diseases of high unmet medical need. NSI-189 is a small molecule in clinical development for major depressive disorder (MDD) and in preclinical development for Angelman syndrome, irradiation-induced cognitive impairment, Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes, and stroke.

NSI-566 is a stem cell therapy being tested for treatment of paralysis in stroke, chronic spinal cord injury (cSCI) and Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS). Neuralstem’s diversified portfolio of product candidates is based on its proprietary neural stem cell technology.

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Contact:

Kimberly Minarovich
Argot Partners (Investor Relations)
212-600-1902
kimberly@argotpartners.com