Athersys Inc. is an international biotechnology company that is focused primarily in the field of regenerative medicine. The Company's MultiStem cell therapy is being evaluated in multiple clinical trials. Its current clinical development programs are focused on treating inflammatory and immune disorders, neurological conditions, cardiovascular disease and other conditions. It is also identifying and developing small molecule compounds with applications in indications, such as obesity, related metabolic conditions and neurological conditions. It is engaged in the preparation stages for clinical studies in other targeted areas, including the treatment of ARDS. Its current programs include Ischemic Stroke, Acute Myocardial Infarction, Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome, Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplant/GvHD and Inflammatory Bowel Disease. In addition to the programs, it is also conducting or supporting clinical activity in other areas, such as solid organ transplant.