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Gerald Commissiong, CEO of Amarantus to Participate in Twitter Chat, "The Human Brain"

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SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 9, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Amarantus Bioscience Holdings, Inc. (OTCQB:AMBS), a biotechnology company focused on the discovery and development of novel diagnostics and therapeutics related to neurodegeneration and apoptosis, today announced that the Company's President and CEO, Gerald E. Commissiong will participate in a Twitter chat tonight at 9:00 PM ET on the topic, "The Human Brain."

The purpose of these ongoing chats is to connect students with scientists in discussions on various scientific subjects. To follow the chat use #scistuchat.

"My goal in participating in these types of events is to spark scientific interest in the minds of young people," said Gerald Commissiong.

Mr. Commissiong will be joining through his personal twitter account @g_commish.

About #Scistuchat

#Scistuchat (cy-stew-chat) is a monthly Twitter Chat with scientists and high school students. Students and Scientists discuss general science topics once a month. Topics might include: genetically modified food, cloning, stem cell research and others, space exploration funding, evolution, etc. The discussion takes place on the 2nd Thursday of the month September through May.

For more information please visit https://sites.google.com/site/scistuchat/

About Amarantus

Amarantus is a biotechnology company developing treatments and diagnostics for diseases associated with neurodegeneration and protein misfolind-related apoptosis. The Company has an exclusive worldwide license to the Lymphocyte Proliferation test ("LymPro Test®") for Alzheimer's disease and owns the intellectual property rights to a therapeutic protein known as Mesencephalic-Astrocyte-derived Neurotrophic Factor ("MANF") and is developing MANF-based products as treatments for brain disorders. Amarantus is a Founding Member of the Coalition for Concussion Treatment (#C4CT), a movement initiated in collaboration with Brewer Sports International seeking to raise awareness of new treatments in development for concussions and nervous-system disorders. The Company also owns intellectual property for the diagnosis of Parkinson's disease ("NuroPro") and the discovery of neurotrophic factors ("PhenoGuard"). For further information please visit www.Amarantus.com, or connect with the Company on Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter and Google+.

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