SAN FRANCISCO and GENEVA, June 10, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Amarantus BioScience Holdings, Inc. (OTCQB:AMBSD), a biotechnology company focused on developing therapeutic and diagnostic products for neurological disorders and orphan indications, announced that it will be presenting at the BIO International Convention being held June 15-18, 2015, in Philadelphia, PA.
Gerald E. Commissiong, President & CEO of Amarantus, will provide a corporate update on Tuesday, June 16, 2015, at 2:30 p.m. Eastern Time, in Theater 4 of the Pennsylvania Convention Center. The presentation will focus on the ongoing Phase 2b clinical study for eltoprazine in Parkinson's disease levodopa-induced dyskinesia and Amarantus Diagnostics.
A live webcast of the presentation may be accessed via the News and Events page of the Investor Relations section of the Amarantus corporate web site under the IR Calendar at www.amarantus.com. The webcast replay will be available approximately two hours after the presentation ends and will be archived for 30 days.
About the BIO International Convention
The BIO International Convention is considered one of the world's largest, most influential biotech meetings and regularly attracts 15,000 of the most powerful biotech and pharma players from 65 countries, offering powerful business partnering, networking and education that go far beyond professional development. For more information, please visit http://convention.bio.org/.
About Amarantus BioScience Holdings, Inc.
Amarantus BioScience Holdings (AMBS) is a biotechnology company developing treatments and diagnostics for diseases in the areas of neurology, psychiatry, ophthalmology and regenerative medicine. AMBS' Therapeutics division has development rights to eltoprazine, a Phase 2b ready small molecule indicated for Parkinson's disease levodopa-induced dyskinesia, adult ADHD and Alzheimer's aggression, 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 and ophthalmic disorders. AMBS' Diagnostics division owns the rights to MSPrecise®, a proprietary next-generation DNA sequencing (NGS) assay for the identification of patients with relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis (RRMS) at first clinical presentation, has an exclusive worldwide license to the Lymphocyte Proliferation test (LymPro Test®) for Alzheimer's disease, which was developed by Prof. Thomas Arendt, Ph.D., from the University of Leipzig, and owns intellectual property for the diagnosis of Parkinson's disease (NuroPro). AMBS also owns the discovery of neurotrophic factors (PhenoGuard™) that led to MANF's discovery.
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