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Rich Pharmaceuticals Appoints Renping Zhou, Ph.D., to Medical Advisory Board

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., April 8, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Rich Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (OTCQB:RCHA) ("Rich" or the "Company") is pleased to announce the appointment of Renping Zhou, Ph.D., to the Company's Medical Advisory Board.

Dr. Zhou is the Chair, Department of Chemical Biology, Rutgers University and Professor of Cancer Research at Susan Lehman Cullman Laboratory of Cancer Research, Rutgers University. Mr. Zhou is a noted teacher, author and lecturer and has written over 60 peer-reviewed publications and articles in the areas of Neuroscience. Dr. Zhou has authored several patents and has also assisted in obtaining over 25 research grants exceeding 15 Million dollars. Dr. Zhou received his Ph.D., Department of Molecular Biology, University of California, Berkeley, 1989 and his B.S. from Department of Biology, Nanjing Teacher's College, China. Dr. Zhou has joined the Medical Advisory Board to assist the Company with identifying the mechanism of action of TPA in neurological disorders, assisting the Company in drafting and filing neurological related patents, assisting the Company with establishing the protocols for the treatment of neurological indications, and introductions to clinical sites and industry experts.

"We are honored to have Dr. Zhou join our Medical Advisory Board," said Ben Chang, Chief Executive Officer of the Company. "We will value Dr. Zhou's guidance in our planned expansion of patent portfolio."

About Rich Pharmaceuticals:

Rich Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (OTCQB:RCHA) is a Biopharmaceutical Company developing a treatment for Acute Myelocytic Leukemia (AML)/white blood cell elevation and other blood related diseases. Rich Pharmaceuticals' goal is to extend refractory patients life expectancy and increase quality of life. Rich Pharmaceuticals' primary development stage product candidate which is known as PD-616 is being designed to treat blood and cancer related diseases through none evasive outpatient facilities. Find out more at www.richpharmaceuticals.com.

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CONTACT: Ben Chang, CEO 9595 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 900 Beverly Hills, CA 90212 424-230-7001 EXT 105Source:Rich Pharmaceuticals, Inc.