BioTime, Inc. is a biotechnology company. The Company is focused on the field of regenerative medicine; human embryonic stem (hES) cell and induced pluripotent stem (iPS) cell technology. Regenerative medicine refers to therapies based on stem cell technology that are designed to rebuild cell and tissue function lost due to degenerative disease or injury. hES and iPS cells provide a means of manufacturing every cell type in the human body. The field of regenerative medicine includes a range of disciplines, including tissue banking, cellular therapy, gene therapy and tissue engineering. The Company is engaged to develop cell-based therapeutic products for diseases, such as neurological disorders, cancer, age related macular degeneration, orthopedic disorders, and age-related cardiovascular disease.