SUNRISE, Fla., July 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Bioheart, Inc., (Nasdaq: BHRT) a company committed to delivering intelligent devices and biologics that help monitor, diagnose and treat heart failure and cardiovascular diseases, announced today that Doug Owens, Director, Clinical Affairs, will assume responsibility for Bioheart's regulatory and clinical strategy for its investigational MyoCell(R) Therapy clinical trials from Richard T. Spencer, IV, who served as Bioheart's Vice President, Clinical Affairs and Physician Relations. Spencer has decided to leave Bioheart to pursue other opportunities, but has agreed to be available through the end of August to consult with Bioheart on the sale and distribution of the Bioheart 3370 Heart Failure Monitor as well as ongoing clinical trial activities.
"Rich developed an excellent infrastructure for our clinical trial program and regulatory process and we are sorry to see him leave," said Howard J. Leonhardt, Bioheart's CEO and Chief Technology Officer. "We believe we are well-positioned with Doug's experience in managing the MARVEL Trial to continue our enrollment momentum as we advance our clinical program in pursuit of regulatory approval and commercialization of this therapy to treat congestive heart failure patients."
"We are excited that Rich has agreed to work with us in a consulting capacity, as he has the background and skills that are key to a successful launch of our new product," said Leonhardt.
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