SUNRISE, FL--(Marketwired - February 24, 2014) - Bioheart, Inc. (OTCQB: BHRT), a biotechnology company focused on the discovery, development and commercialization of autologous cellular therapies, reports that Mike Tomás, President and CEO, is recovering well and as planned from his emergency open-heart surgery.
Mr. Tomás made his first public appearance as moderator of Florida International University's Entrepreneurs in Tech Panel. The Pino Global Entrepreneurship Center's mission is to foster entrepreneurship throughout South Florida. The Center provides FIU and local communities with the knowledge and networks that enable them to reach their entrepreneurial objectives of designing, launching and nurturing successful new ventures and assisting established innovative enterprises in moving to the next level. The Entrepreneurs in Tech was an evening of networking and engaging discussions on entrepreneurship in Miami's growing tech scene.
About Bioheart, Inc.
Bioheart, Inc. is dedicated to advancing the field of regenerative medicine by offering the highest quality technology, cellular treatments and training. Specific to biotechnology, Bioheart, Inc. specializes in the discovery, development and commercialization of autologous cellular therapies that treat a wide variety of degenerative diseases.
Bioheart, Inc. is committed to maintaining its leading position within the cardiovascular sector of the cell technology industry by delivering stem cell therapies and biologics that help address congestive heart failure, lower limb ischemia, chronic heart ischemia, acute myocardial infarctions, chronic and acute heart damage, peripheral vascular disease and other issues. Bioheart's goals are to improve a patient's quality of life by regenerating their damaged tissue, when possible, and by reducing health care costs and hospitalizations. Bioheart's leading product, MyoCell, is a clinical muscle-derived cell therapy designed to populate regions of scar tissue within a patient's heart with new living cells for the purpose of improving cardiac function in chronic heart failure patients.
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