SOURCE: Millennium Healthcare Inc.

Millennium Healthcare Inc.

June 03, 2015 12:30 ET

Millennium Healthcare Inc. Appoints Anthony Cataldo, CEO of Oxis Biotech, to Board of Advisors

MELVILLE, NY--(Marketwired - Jun 3, 2015) - Millennium Healthcare Inc. (OTCQB: MHCC), a healthcare services and medical device distribution company, today announced that the Company has appointed Anthony (Tony) Cataldo to the Board of Advisors effective June 1, 2015.

Mr. Cataldo is currently the Chairman and CEO of Oxis Biotech, Inc., and its parent company, Oxis International, Inc. (OTCQB: OXIS). Oxis is a biotechnology company focused on biotech cancer therapy development and commercialization. Prior to joining Oxis, Mr. Cataldo founded Genesis Biopharma, Inc., now known as Lion Biotechnologies, Inc. (LBIO). Mr. Cataldo created the highly successful Lion/Genesis (LBIO) with the inclusion of assets acquired from the National Cancer Institute for the treatment of stage four melanoma. He has extensive experience in the biotechnology sector having served as Chairman and/or CEO of several biotech companies including: MultiCell Technologies, Inc., Calypte Biomedical Corporation, and Senetek, PLC. In addition to his extensive biotechnology experience, Mr. Cataldo has served in management positions with a number of emerging growth and publicly traded companies. Through his leadership of publicly traded companies, he has helped early-stage companies develop diverse businesses, improve market capitalization, attract investment capital, restructure operations and build infrastructures to support future growth.

Dominick Sartorio, Millennium's Chairman, stated, "We are proud to appoint Mr. Cataldo to our Board of Advisors. Millennium's recent growth has garnered increased interest in the Company from industry leaders and has afforded us the opportunity to broaden our leadership with senior industry executives such as Mr. Cataldo. We are honored to have him on board and look forward to his input in the coming months as we continue to move forward in our business plan."

Anthony Cataldo, Board of Advisors, added, "Millennium is becoming a leader in bringing non-invasive, early detection medical devices to the market, which are vital to the early diagnosis and treatment of life threatening diseases such as Melanoma. As the founder of Lion Biotechnologies, Inc. (LBIO), where I licensed Autologous Cell Therapy (ACT) technologies from the National Cancer Institute (NCI) specifically designed for the treatment of stage 4 Melanoma, I know only too well the results of what happens when a person has not had access to early detection. I look forward to being a part of Millennium's future."

About Oxis Biotech, Inc. (OXIS)

Oxis Biotech develops innovative drugs focused on the treatment of cancer and other unmet medical needs. OXIS' lead drug candidate, OXS-2175, is a small molecule therapeutic candidate targeting the treatment of triple-negative breast cancer. In in vitro and in vivo models of TNBC, OXS-2175 demonstrated the ability to inhibit metastasis. OXIS' lead drug candidate, OXS-4235, also a small molecule therapeutic candidate, targets the treatment of multiple myeloma and associated osteolytic lesions. In in vitro and in vivo models of multiple myeloma and osteoporosis, OXS-4235 demonstrated the ability to kill multiple myeloma cells, and decrease osteolytic lesions in bone. For more information about Oxis Biotech, please visit

About Millennium Healthcare Inc. (

Millennium Healthcare Inc., through its wholly owned operating subsidiaries, provides primary care physician practices, physician groups and healthcare facilities of all sizes with cutting-edge medical devices focused primarily on preventive care through early detection. The Company also provides advanced billing and coding services, and practice development and management services. For more information, please visit

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