BOTHELL, Wash., May 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- CellCyte Genetics Corporation (CellCyte) (OTC Bulletin Board: CCYG) today announced the appointment of Jay H. Traverse, M.D., FACC, FAHA, to its Scientific Advisory Board as a clinical consultant. Traverse is an interventional cardiologist with the Minneapolis Heart Institute at Abbott Northwestern Hospital with extensive experience in cardiovascular stem cell clinical trial research.
"We are delighted to welcome Dr. Traverse to our Scientific Advisory Board," said Ronald W. Berninger, Ph.D., Chief Scientific Officer at CellCyte. "His experience and knowledge will be a tremendous asset to CellCyte as we develop and implement our clinical trial strategy for our lead compound, CCG-TH30."
Dr. Traverse received his M.D. from Case Western Reserve University Medical School and is currently an Interventional Cardiologist and Associate Professor of Medicine in the Department of Cardiology at the University of Minnesota. He joined the Minneapolis Heart Institute immediately upon finishing his training in 1996. His clinical interests include cell therapy administration in chronic ischemic heart disease and following acute myocardial infarction, angiogenesis and mitigation of reperfusion injury. Traverse is a member of numerous professional associations including American College of Cardiology (ACC), Society for Cardiac Angiography and Interventions (SCAI), American Heart Association's (AHA) Council on Basic Cardiovascular Science, and the American Physiological Society.
About CellCyte Genetics
CellCyte Genetics is a biotechnology company engaged in the discovery,
development and commercialization of stem cell enabling therapeutic
products. CellCyte is developing products designed to allow more efficient
delivery and increased retention of adult stem cells to diseased organs,
such as the heart. The goal of these therapies is to increase the number of
stem cells delivered to a damaged organ, thereby markedly increasing organ
healing and functional restoration. The Company's lead product in
development, CCG-TH30, is designed to send autologous bone marrow-derived
(adult) stem cells to the heart of patients after a heart attack.
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