SOUTH EASTON, Mass., Feb. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Pressure BioSciences, Inc. (OTCQB: PBIO) ("PBI" or the "Company") today announced that Dr. Mickey Urdea has been appointed to its Board of Directors, effective Friday, February 8, 2013. Dr. Urdea will fill the vacancy created by the resignation of Mr. Wayne Fritzsche , a longtime Board member who resigned on Thursday, February 7, 2013 to pursue a full-time, management position with PBI. Dr. Urdea will be a Class III Board member - his term of office will expire at the 2014 annual meeting of shareholders. In addition to his Board of Director's responsibilities, Dr. Urdea will develop and lead the Company's Scientific Advisory Board.
Mr. Jeffrey N. Peterson , Chairman of the PBI Board of Directors, said: "Mickey's technical experience, gained from bench scientist to widely-recognized R&D leader spanning multiple successful cutting-edge technologies, will contribute strongly to the selection and development of key markets for our patented pressure cycling technology ("PCT") platform. His entrepreneurial success in founding and leading nationally-acclaimed companies in biomarker discovery, personalized medicine, and healthcare strategic consulting will be immensely useful as we continue our aggressive PCT commercialization strategy. We are honored and privileged to welcome Mickey to the PBI Board."
Dr. Mickey Urdea commented: "Since being introduced to PCT just three months ago, I have become fascinated with the current applications and extensive future potential uses of this cutting-edge technology platform. Over the years, I have helped develop and then support the marketing of many new technologies, several of which made significant impacts in the research and diagnostic marketplaces. To that end, I believe PCT has t
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