SUNRISE, FL--(Marketwired - December 02, 2013) - Bioheart, Inc. (OTCQB: BHRT), a biotechnology company focused on the discovery, development and commercialization of autologous cell therapies, announced that it has entered into an agreement with StemMD. According to the agreement term sheet, StemMD will provide Bioheart therapies to its global network of physicians and qualified patients.
"Bioheart has successfully been treating patients for a variety of conditions for almost 15 years. By combining our experiences with the regenerative network at StemMD, we will be able to provide cutting edge treatments for many indications," said Mike Tomas, CEO of Bioheart, Inc.
StemMD is a regenerative medicine company focused on techniques which include stem cell, platelet rich plasma and cytokine therapy. Through these alternative therapies, a treatment plan can be developed which is tailored to a specific disease, injury or pain. The team at StemMD has been working with a network of physicians to provide innovative therapies to patients whose experience can contribute to the development and commercialization of Bioheart's regenerative medicine products.
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.
Stem MD is a healthcare network that is staffed by a team of world renowned surgeons who are experts in the area of regenerative medicine. The group only works with medical professionals who are fully trained and board certified in their field, ensuring that patients get the most advanced and effective treatment each time. The team at Stem partners with clients and healthcare workers to ensure that the care given is personalized and focused on meeting patients' needs. In addition to a high commitment to patient care and support, the therapies offered by this network are able to resolve a number of health issues, including disease and injuries. Treatments have a high rate of success, thus earning the team regular praise from patients and their caregivers, as well as frequent word of mouth recommendations. Those interested in learning more about stem cell and platelet rich plasma therapies are invited to schedule an informative consultation with a trusted, qualified professional at this facility. For more information, visit http://stemmds.com/
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