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MIV Therapeutics Announces Renowned Researcher to Detail Milestone,Pre-Clinical Results at Prominent International Conference EuroPCR,2007

ATLANTA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 22, 2007 - MIV Therapeutics (OTCBB:MIVT) (FWB:MIV), a leading developer of next generation biocompatible coatings and advanced drug delivery systems for Cardiovascular stents and other implantable medical devices, is pleased to announce that results from an animal trial comparing its proprietary polymer free Hydroxyapatite-coated drug-eluting cardiovascular stent to J&J's Cypher Stent will be presented at this weeks EuroPCR 2007 conference in Barcelona, Spain.

Dr Willem J. van der Giesen, MD, PhD from the Erasmus University Medical Center will make a presentation on next generation drug eluting stents, in which he will discuss the results of the 4 week porcine study, performed by the Department of Cardiology, Thoraxcenter, Erasmus University Medical Center in the Netherlands, an independent research organization.

The study indicated that three variations of MIVT's Hydroxyapatite-based Drug-Eluting stents were at least as effective as, and in some cases, better than one of the worlds leading drug-eluting cardiovascular stents produced by Johnson & Johnson (Cypher(TM)). These results provided the necessary data to advance the technology to human studies.

Hydroxyapatite, unlike polymer coatings, is naturally derived and found in such hard tissues and bioceramic materials as human bone and teeth. Research has indicated that MIVT's HAp coatings do not trigger the various adverse and inflammatory reactions that are often associated with implantation of polymer-coated stents and other foreign substances.

HAp coatings are also expected to reduce the risk of thrombogenic (blood clotting) events attributable in some instances to polymer-coated stents. Some of the most recent information presented at various conferences estimated that thrombogenicity was identified in at least 20,000 cases of implanted drug-eluting stents to-date, resulting in approximately 8,000
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