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UNITED STATES
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION

WASHINGTON, D.C. 20549

FORM 8-K

CURRENT REPORT

Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934

     
Date of Report (Date of Earliest Event Reported):   September 27, 2012

StemCells, Inc.
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(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

     
Delaware 000-19871 94-3078125
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(State or other jurisdiction
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(Commission
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(I.R.S. Employer
of incorporation) File Number) Identification No.)
      
7707 Gateway Blvd, Suite 140, Newark, California   94560
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(Address of principal executive offices)
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(Zip Code)
     
Registrant’s telephone number, including area code:   510.456.4000

Not Applicable
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Former name or former address, if changed since last report

 

Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K filing is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligation of the registrant under any of the following provisions:

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Item 8.01 Other Events.

On September 27, 2012, StemCells, Inc. (the "Company") issued a press release announcing the transplantion of its proprietary HuCNS-SC cells into the first patient with an incomplete injury in the Company's Phase I/II study in chronic spinal cord injury. The patient is the first in the second cohort of the study, which will consist of patients with some preservation of sensory or motor function below the injury level.

A copy of this press release is attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1.





Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits.

(d) Exhibits

Exhibit 99.1 Press Release, dated September 27, 2012, announcing the dosing of the first patient in the second cohort of the Company's spinal cord injury study.






SIGNATURES

Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.

         
    StemCells, Inc.
          
September 27, 2012   By:   /s/ Kenneth Stratton
       
        Name: Kenneth Stratton
        Title: General Counsel


Exhibit Index


     
Exhibit No.   Description

 
99.1
  Press release dated September 27, 2012