SUNRISE, FL--(Marketwired - December 31, 2013) - Bioheart, Inc. (OTCQB: BHRT), a biotechnology company focused on the discovery, development and commercialization of autologous cell therapies, announced that it will present at the Vail Symposium Winter Program on stem cells on January 10, 2014.
Kristin Comella, Bioheart's Chief Scientific Officer, will present a summary of data on the use of stem cells to treat a variety of indications. She will also participate in panel discussion entitled 'Stem Cells: The Future of Medicine is Now.'
The Vail Symposium is a grassroots, non-profit organization that has been part of the life and history of Vail since 1971. The Symposium's mission is to provide educational programs for the Vail Valley community that are thought-provoking, diverse and affordable.
About Bioheart, Inc.
Bioheart, Inc. 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.
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