SOURCE: Bioheart, Inc.

Bioheart, Inc.

May 15, 2013 07:00 ET

Bioheart Announces Addition of New Corporate Controller

SUNRISE, FL--(Marketwired - May 15, 2013) - Bioheart, Inc. (OTCQB: BHRT) announced today that Ms. Evelyn Flores will join Bioheart as Corporate Controller. A tenured finance and accounting executive, Ms. Flores has over 15 years of public and private company experience in tax and audit preparation, SOX narratives, matrix preparation and SEC filings. Ms. Flores earned a BS in Accounting and Finance from the University of Illinois and an MBA in Accounting and Finance from Nova Southeastern University.

Mike Tomas, President and CEO, said, "We are thrilled to have Ms. Flores join the Bioheart team. She brings a wealth of audit, accounting and compliance knowledge to our management team and will help us implement new financial software solutions as we evaluate and execute strategic initiatives and ramp up our clinical programs."

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, or visit us on Facebook: Bioheart and Twitter @BioheartInc.

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