Mont-Saint-Guibert, Belgium, May 18, 2012 – The Belgian biotechnology company, Cardio3 BioSciences (C3BS), a leader in the discovery and development of regenerative and protective therapies for the treatment of cardiovascular diseases, today announces that the final results of its Phase II clinical trial of C3BS-CQR-1 is will be presented at the late breaking clinical trial session at the European Society of Cardiology 2012 Heart Failure Congress in Belgrade, Serbia taking place on May 19-22.
André Terzic, M.D., Ph.D, Director at Center of Regenerative Medicine, Mayo Clinic, the co-lead investigator on the trial, will present new final follow up data on the Company’s stem cell therapy for heart failure, C3BS-CQR-1, which is based on “Cardiopoiesis” proprietary technology. The presentation will be held on Sunday, May 20th in Belgrade, Serbia.
Dr. Christian Homsy, CEO of Cardio3 BioSciences, said: “Being selected to present the final followup data in the late breaking clinical trial session at this prestigious cardiology congress highlights the quality of our technology and reiterates our belief in C3BS-CQR-1 as a potential treatment for patients with heart failure, a condition with a significant unmet medical need. We look forward to advancing the product into Phase III.”