SOURCE: Bioheart, Inc.

Bioheart, Inc.

October 15, 2014 08:00 ET

Bioheart Announces Partnership in Colombia

SUNRISE, FL--(Marketwired - Oct 15, 2014) - Bioheart, Inc. (OTCQB: BHRT), a biotechnology company focused on the discovery, development and, subject to United States regulatory approval, commercialization of autologous cell therapies for the treatment of degenerative diseases, announces partnership to bring Bioheart regenerative therapies to Colombia.

Global Stem Cells Group, Inc. and Bioheart have partnered with Stemlab to introduce regenerative medicine to the more than 48 million people living in Colombia. Stemlab founder and prominent plastic surgeon Alfredo Hoyos, M.D. will lead the efforts to establish stem cell therapies and regenerative medicine in the country. The team will implement the first regenerative medicine symposium in Colombia as well as conduct stem cell training sessions for medical professionals.

Kristin Comella, Bioheart's Chief Science Officer, said, "We are bringing regenerative medicine to many areas of the world to help benefit patients. It is our honor to work with Dr. Hoyos and the team at Stemlab."

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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The Company is subject to the risks and uncertainties described in its filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission, including the section entitled "Risk Factors" in its Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2013, and its Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q for the quarter ended June 30, 2014. 

Contact Information

  • Media Contact:
    Carissa Matton
    Bioheart, Inc.
    13794 NW 4th Street, Suite 212
    Sunrise, Florida 33325
    Phone: 772.285.8511
    cmatton@bioheartinc.com