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Champions Biotechnology Expands Collaboration to Test Oncology Therapeutic in Biomerk Tumorgrafts(TM)
Date:10/26/2009

BALTIMORE, Oct. 26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Champions Biotechnology, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: CSBR), a company with a predictive preclinical platform aimed at accelerating the development and enhancing the value of oncology drugs, has established an agreement with Ortho Biotech Oncology Research & Development, a Division of Janssen Pharmaceutica NV, for the evaluation of a novel preclinical oncology therapeutic in Champions' Biomerk Tumorgraft(TM) platform.

"We are excited to expand this ongoing collaboration in the development of innovative therapeutics in oncology," said Doug Burkett, Ph.D., President of Champions Biotechnology, Inc. "We continue to grow our customer base and revenues within our Preclinical eValuation business. Our Biomerk Tumorgraft models offer a more predictive preclinical platform to enhance and accelerate oncology drug development. Evaluations in our Tumorgraft models are expected to enable the identification of the most promising development path by focusing on indication, drug combinations, target patient populations and biomarker discovery."

For more information regarding Champions Biotechnology's growing business and recent news, please visit www.championsbiotechnology.com.

About Champions Biotechnology, Inc.

Champions Biotechnology, Inc. is engaged in the development of advanced preclinical platforms and tumor specific data to enhance and accelerate the value of oncology drugs. The Company's Preclinical Platform is a novel approach based upon the implantation of primary human tumors in immune deficient mice followed by propagation of the resulting engraftments (Biomerk Tumorgrafts(TM)) in a manner that preserves the biological characteristics of the original human tumor. Early studies suggest that unlike traditional xenografts, these Tumorgrafts closely reflect human cancer biology and their response to drugs is predictive of clinical outcomes in cancer patients. Champions Biotechnology leverages its preclinical platform to evaluate drug candidates and to develop a portfolio of novel therapeutic candidates. As drugs progress through early stage development, the Company plans to sell, partner or license them to pharmaceutical and/or biotechnology companies, as appropriate. The Company also offers its predictive preclinical platform and tumor specific data to physicians for personalized patient care and to companies for evaluation of oncology drugs in models that integrate prognostic testing with biomarker discovery.

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This press release contains "forward-looking statements" (within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Act of 1995) that inherently involve risk and uncertainties. Champions Biotechnology generally uses words such as "believe," "may," "could," "will," "intend," "expect," "anticipate," "plan," and similar expressions to identify forward-looking statements. One should not place undue reliance on these forward-looking statements. The Company's actual results could differ materially from those anticipated in the forward-looking statements for many unforeseen factors. See Champions Biotechnology's Form 10-K for the fiscal year ended April 30, 2009 for a discussion of such risks, uncertainties and other factors. Although the Company believes the expectations reflected in the forward-looking statements are reasonable, they relate only to events as of the date on which the statements are made, and Champions Biotechnology's future results, levels of activity, performance or achievements may not meet these expectations. The Company does not intend to update any of the forward-looking statements after the date of this press release to conform these statements to actual results or to changes in Champions Biotechnology's expectations, except as required by law.

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