Osiris Therapeutics Announces First Quarter 2013 Financial Results

COLUMBIA, Md.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--

Osiris Therapeutics, Inc. (OSIR), the leading stem cell company focused on developing and marketing products to treat medical conditions in inflammatory, cardiovascular, orthopedic and wound healing markets, announced today its results for the first quarter of 2013.

Highlights and Recent Developments

Our team's execution during the first quarter has given us a very strong start to 2013, said C. Randal Mills, Ph.D., President and Chief Executive Officer of Osiris. While we are pleased with our accomplishments, we are focused solely on the future.

First Quarter Financial Results

Product revenues during the first quarter of 2013 were $4.1 million, compared to $1.1 million during the first quarter of 2012, an increase of 257%. Gross margin during the first quarter was 72% compared to 66% during the first quarter of 2012. Gross profit was $2.9 million during the first quarter of 2013 and $0.75 million during the same period of 2012. We reported a loss of $2.7 million in the first quarter of 2013. As of March 31, 2013, Osiris had $34.9 million in cash, receivables and short-term investments.

Research and development expenses for the first quarter of 2013 were $3.0 million, compared to $4.0 million incurred in the first quarter of 2012. Selling, general and administrative expenses were $2.9 million for the first quarter of 2013, compared to $1.5 million for the same period of the prior year, reflecting our increased commercial activity.

Webcast and Conference Call

A webcast and conference call to discuss the financial results is scheduled for today, May 7, 2013, at 9:00 a.m. ET. To access the webcast, visit the Investor Relations section of the company's website at http://investor.osiris.com/events.cfm. Alternatively, callers may participate in the conference call by dialing (877) 303-6133 (U.S. participants) or (970) 315-0493 (international participants). Note that a presentation will accompany the webcast.

An archive of the webcast will be available approximately two hours after the completion of the call. To access the archived webcast, visit the Investor Relations section of the company's website at http://investor.osiris.com/events.cfm.

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