ProtoKinetix Childhood Diabetes Initiative Strengthened by Addition to Scientific Advisory Board

ProtoKinetix Childhood Diabetes Initiative Strengthened by Addition to Scientific Advisory Board

Vancouver, British Columbia, January 25, 2010

ProtoKinetix, Inc. (PKTX) board of directors announces the appointment of Dr. John Hutton Phd, to their Scientific Advisory Board which is headed up by General Dr. John Parker. Dr. Hutton is the internationally recognized Director of Research at the Barbara Davis Center for Childhood Diabetes.

This opportunity to collaborate with the Director of Research for this prestigious institution enhances the ability of ProtoKinetix to prove the value of AAGPTM in Type 1 Diabetes treatment. PKTX is currently focusing on demonstrating the pivotal role that AAGPTM will play in many of the more promising treatments for Type 1 Diabetes being developed around the world.

About ProtoKinetix
ProtoKinetix, Inc. is a biotechnology company that has developed and patented a family of synthetic anti-aging glycoproteins (AAGPTM) for medicine and the biotechnology and cosmetic industries. PKTX is currently in dialogue with major corporations and institutions who have contacted the company about the broad range of applications for AAGPTM products.

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Blair Henderson
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