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FIBROCELL SCIENCE, INC. filed this Form 10-Q on 08/09/2018
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Item 2.  Management’s Discussion and Analysis of Financial Condition and Results of Operations.

The following discussion and analysis should be read in conjunction with:
our unaudited Condensed Consolidated Financial Statements and accompanying notes included in Part I, Item 1 of this Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q (this Form 10-Q); and
our audited consolidated financial statements and accompanying notes included in our Annual Report on Form 10-K for 2017 (2017 Form 10-K), as well as the information contained under the heading “Management’s Discussion and Analysis of Financial Condition and Results of Operations” in our 2017 Form 10-K.
Overview

We are an autologous cell and gene therapy company focused on translating personalized biologics into medical breakthroughs for diseases affecting the skin and connective tissue. Our distinctive approach to personalized biologics is based on our proprietary autologous fibroblast technology. Fibroblasts are the most common cell in skin and connective tissue and are responsible for synthesizing extracellular matrix proteins, including collagen and other growth factors, that provide structure and support. Because fibroblasts naturally reside in the localized environment of the skin and connective tissue, they represent an ideal delivery vehicle for proteins targeted to these areas. We target the underlying cause of disease by using fibroblast cells from a patient’s skin and genetically modifying them to create localized therapies that are compatible with the unique biology of the patient (i.e., which are autologous).

We are focused on discovering and developing localized therapies for diseases affecting the skin and connective tissue, where there are high unmet needs, to improve the lives of patients and their families. In that regard, we commit significant resources to our research and development programs. Currently, all of our research and development operations and focus are on gaining regulatory approvals to commercialize our product candidates in the United States; however, we may seek to expand into international markets in the future.

On April 18, 2018, we announced that our Board of Directors (the Board) would begin conducting a comprehensive review of strategic alternatives focused on maximizing stockholder value. We have engaged Canaccord Genuity LLC as our strategic financial advisor to assist with the review process. The Board has established a Special Committee to explore and evaluate potential strategic alternatives which may include a sale of our company, a business combination, a merger or reverse merger with another company, a strategic investment into our company, a sale, license or other disposition of corporate assets of our company or continuing with the current business plan. We have not set a timetable for completion of the review process. No decision has been made as to whether we will engage in a transaction or transactions, and there can be no assurance that this process will result in any transaction, or the terms or timing of any potential transaction.

Development Programs

Our current pipeline consists of the following product candidates, which we are developing in collaboration with Precigen Inc. (Precigen):

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