SUNRISE, FL--(Marketwire - March 12, 2013) - Bioheart Inc. (OTCQB: BHRT) announced that Bioheart's Chief Science Officer, Kristin Comella was named to the 50 most influential people on stem cells. The World Stem Cell Regenerative Medicine Congress asked the international stem cell community to compile a comprehensive list of the top 50. These personalities were picked based on their career achievements and dedication to the field of regenerative medicine. Ms. Comella debuted at #24 on the list.
Bioheart's president and CEO, Mike Tomas, said, "Bioheart is honored to have Kristin Comella leading our exciting platform of regenerative medicine products. Her dedication and accomplishments in the field are justifiably recognized by her peers."
About Bioheart, Inc.
Bioheart is committed to maintaining its leading position within the cardiovascular sector of the cell technology industry delivering cell therapies and biologics that help address congestive heart failure, lower limb ischemia, chronic heart ischemia, acute myocardial infarctions and other issues. Bioheart's goals are to cause damaged tissue to be regenerated, when possible, and to improve a patient's quality of life and reduce health care costs and hospitalizations.
Specific to biotechnology, Bioheart is focused on the discovery, development and, subject to regulatory approval, commercialization of autologous cell therapies for the treatment of chronic and acute heart damage and peripheral vascular disease. Its leading product, MyoCell, is a clinical muscle-derived cell therapy designed to populate regions of scar tissue within a patient's heart with new living cells for the purpose of improving cardiac function in chronic heart failure patients. For more information on Bioheart, visit www.bioheartinc.com, or visit us on Facebook: Bioheart and Twitter @BioheartInc.
About Stemlogix, LLC
Stemlogix high quality stem cell therapy and other regenerative medicine therapies are impacting the lives of cats, dogs and horses around the U.S. and in other countries. The company has developed a scientifically validated method for harvesting stem cells from both fat tissue and bone marrow for therapeutic use. The Stemlogix stem cell isolation processes provide for consistent cellular products that are compliant with current regulatory guidelines. Stemlogix has a highly experienced management team with over 20 years combined experience in developing multiple stem cell therapeutics for both human and animal use. In all of its products and services, Stemlogix aims to provide the best cutting-edge regenerative medical solutions, and seeks to provide companion animals and horses with renewed health and vitality. The company has partnered with Butler Schein Animal Health™, the leading companion animal health distribution company in the U.S., who are demonstrating the ease and effectiveness of the Stemlogix regenerative medicine treatments to veterinarians nationwide. To learn more about Stemlogix, LLC and its wide range of innovative regenerative medicine products please visit www.stemlogix.com, send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org or contact your local Butler Schein Animal Health™ representative.
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