MINNEAPOLIS and NEW YORK, July 22, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Brewer Sports International (BSI), a multi-faceted global sports advisory firm, and Amarantus BioScience Holdings, Inc. (OTCQB:AMBS), a biotechnology company focused on the discovery and development of novel diagnostics and therapeutics related to cell cycle dysregulation, endoplasmic reticulum stress, neurodegeneration and apoptosis, are proud to announce the Honorable Jim Greenwood, President & CEO of the Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO), as a panelist for the 3rd Alzheimer's focused #C4CT (Coalition for Concussion Treatment) Concussion Awareness Summit, powered by MDM Worldwide on Thursday, July 31, 2014, at the United Nations in New York City, NY.
"This Summit brings together a diverse range of thought leaders focused on addressing one of the pressing medical challenges we face," Greenwood said. "It offers the opportunity to dive deep into the latest research, to highlight the policies needed to encourage and incentive increased investment in new drugs and therapies and to mobilize our efforts to increase awareness. It will be a wide-ranging, informative and frank conversation, and one I am greatly looking forward to participating in."
As President & CEO of BIO, Greenwood leads the world's largest trade association representing biotechnology companies, academic institutions, state biotechnology centers and related organizations across the United States and in more than 30 other nations. BIO members are involved in the research and development of innovative healthcare, agricultural, industrial and environmental biotechnology products. BIO also produces the BIO International Convention, the world's largest gathering of the biotechnology industry, along with industry-leading investor and partnering meetings held around the world. Prior to BIO, Greenwood held elected office for 24 years. He served in the Pennsylvania House and Senate before being elected to the U.S. House of Representatives.
The #C4CT Concussion Awareness Summit is being convened on July 31, 2014 to explore the potential link between TBI and Alzheimer's disease. A diverse working group of clinicians, medical researchers, policy makers, international diplomats, athletes, celebrities, and philanthropic organizations will be assembled to raise awareness, advance clinical research, and develop public policy in order to address this major unmet medical need and public health issue.
To register or for additional information, please visit www.c4ctsummit.com. For further event questions, please contact Lindsay Lommel at firstname.lastname@example.org. For sponsorship information please visit: http://www.c4ctsummit.com/sponsorship-opportunities/.
About Amarantus BioScience Holdings, Inc.
Amarantus BioScience Holdings (AMBS) is a biotechnology company developing treatments and diagnostics for diseases associated with neurodegeneration and protein misfolding-related apoptosis. AMBS has licensed Eltoprazine ("Eltoprazine"), a phase 2b ready indication for Parkinson's Levodopa induced dyskinesia and Adult ADHD. AMBS has an exclusive worldwide license to the Lymphocyte Proliferation test ("LymPro Test(R)") for Alzheimer's disease and owns the intellectual property rights to a therapeutic protein known as Mesencephalic-Astrocyte-derived Neurotrophic Factor ("MANF") and is developing MANF-based products as treatments for brain disorders. AMBS also owns intellectual property for the diagnosis of Parkinson's disease ("NuroPro") and the discovery of neurotrophic factors ("PhenoGuard"). Amarantus operations are located at Janssen Labs @QB3 in San Francisco, CA. For further information please visit www.Amarantus.com, or connect with the Company on Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter and Google+.
About Brewer Sports International
Brewer Sports International (BSI) is a multi-faceted sports advisory firm within The Brewer Group Companies with a focus on the business of sports, wellness and media for professional athletes, sports agencies, public and private corporations and various partners including international organizations, governments and NGOs. Jack Brewer, five-year National Football League (NFL) veteran and former three-team captain, launched BSI in Minneapolis and expanded to New York, Dallas, Miami, Beijing and Malawi. BSI offers a unique financial services platform to professional athletes and sports agencies, as well as high-net-worth individuals and businesses related to professional sports. BSI takes pride in enabling its clients to capitalize on the endless opportunities presented through sport. For more information, please visit www.brewersports.com or follow them on Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn.
About MDM Worldwide
MDM Worldwide Solutions, Inc. is a digital communications agency that develops and manages online engagement strategies to connect companies with their stakeholders. MDM specializes in working with clients in the technology, healthcare and life sciences spaces. MDM's vast industry knowledge, proprietary methodology, proven track record and experienced leadership team enables them to create and customize targeted digital marketing campaigns to fulfill all of their clients' objectives. For more information, please visit mdmworldwide.com or find them on Facebook, Twitter, Google+ and LinkedIn. CONTACT: Brewer Sports International: Kristi Hofacker, Director of Interactive Marketing and Media 651.247.4460 email@example.com Amarantus BioScience Holdings, Inc.: Aimee Boutcher, Investor Relations 408.737.2734 x 101 firstname.lastname@example.org
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