VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(MARKET WIRE)--Dec 5, 2008 -- Chemokine Therapeutics Corp. ("Chemokine Therapeutics" or the "Company") (Toronto:CTI.TO - News)(OTC BB:CHKT.OB - News), a biotechnology company developing chemokine-based therapies to treat cancer, blood disorders, and vascular disease today announced that Deloitte & Touche Inc. ("Deloitte") has been appointed as Trustee to act pursuant to the Company making a proposal to its creditors under Part III, Division I, of the Bankruptcy and Insolvency Act. The Officers of the Company have been relieved of their duties and the Board of Directors has resigned following the appointment of Deloitte as Trustee under the proposal. Mr. Walter Korz and Dr. Donald Wong will remain as consultants to assist Deloitte with the re-structuring process.
About Chemokine Therapeutics Corp. (Toronto:CTI.TO - News)(OTC BB:CHKT.OB - News)
Chemokine Therapeutics is a product-focused biotechnology company developing drug candidates in the field of chemokines. Chemokines are a class of signaling proteins that play a critical role in the growth, differentiation, and maturation of cells necessary for fighting infection as well as tissue repair and regeneration. Chemokines also have an important role in cancer metastasis and growth. Chemokine Therapeutics is a leader in research in the field of chemokines and has several products in various stages of development.
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