SAN DIEGO, CA--(Marketwire - June 26, 2012) - Bio-Matrix Scientific Group, Inc. (OTCQB: BMSN) (PINKSHEETS: BMSN) announced today Thomas E. Ichim, PhD has joined the management team of its Regen BioPharma, Inc. subsidiary as Chief Scientific Officer and Director of Research. Regen BioPharma is the company's translational medicine platform for the rapid commercialization of stem cell therapies.
Dr. Ichim is one of the leading authorities in the world on stem cell biology. To date, he has published 82 peer-reviewed articles and is co-editor of the textbook RNA Interference: From Bench to Clinical Translation. He is also inventor on over 30 patents and patent applications. He currently serves as the CEO of Medistem, Inc., was formerly chief of scientific development, and is the scientific founder / co-founder of Medvax Pharma, ToleroTech, bioRASI, and OncoMune.
David Koos, Chief Executive Officer of Bio-Matrix Scientific Group, stated: "Dr. Ichim is a seasoned biotechnology executive with a track record of scientific excellence. We now have a world-class team to lead our efforts to commercialize stem cell therapies."
About Bio-Matrix Scientific Group, Inc. and Regen BioPharma, Inc.:
Bio-Matrix Scientific Group, Inc. (OTCQB: BMSN) (PINKSHEETS: BMSN) is a biotechnology company focused on the development of regenerative medicine therapies and tools. The Company is focused on human therapies that address unmet medical needs. Specifically, Bio-Matrix Scientific Group, Inc. is looking to increase the quality of life through therapies involving stem cell treatments. These treatments are focused in areas relating to cardiovascular, hematology, oncology and other indications.
Through its wholly owned subsidiary, Regen BioPharma, it is the Company's goal to develop translational medicine platforms for the rapid commercialization of stem cell therapies. The Company is looking to use these translational medicine platforms to advance intellectual property licensed from entities, institutions and universities that show promise towards fulfilling the Company's goal of increased quality of life. To follow our development, visit us at www.regenbiopharma.com.
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