BELGRADE, SERBIA, July 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Hard to Treat Diseases, Inc. (HTDS:PK), http://www.htdsmedical.com announced today that it will shortly appoint Prof Mirjana Stojiljkovic as a Medical Advisor to HTDS.
Prof Mirjana Stojiljkovic is a well respected scientist. Prof Stojiljkovic leads a group of researchers from Department of Neurobiology, Institute for Biological Research "Sinisa Stankovic", University of Belgrade, Serbia, (IBISS group). The group introduced a novel therapeutic approach in treatment of multiple sclerosis (MS), a severe, currently incurable, human disease. The effectiveness of this therapy is shown in experimental animals and has to be proven in people with MS, so that obtained results has to be considered as "experimental." Experimental data obtained on laboratory animals provide the following beneficial effects of the therapy:
The appointment will effectively take place after the review of the current Adequate Disclosure filed with Pink Sheets, and will be reflected in the issuer's next quarterly Adequate Disclosure filing update. The issuer has heard back from Pink Sheets on its original Adequate Disclosure submission. The company's barrister is currently complying with the requests made by the Pink Sheets review staff. The company expects to be in full compliance and to obtain the highest tier ranking of Pink Sheets with the "Current Information" ranking. See: http://www.pinksheets.com/pink/otcguide/investors_market_tiers.jsp shortly.
Dr. Sanja Pekovic, Chief Project Scientist, Chief Strategy Officer of HTDS said "The appointment of Prof Mirjana Stojiljkovic to HTDS will be a great asset to our whole organization. We have requested to meet our corporate advisors here in Belgrade in mid August, and representatives of Mellow Hope www.mellowhope.com (Mellow Hope is a China based second operating subsidiary of HTDS in the business of vaccine distribution) to amongst other things discuss appointments and expanded role of other medical professionals to the HTDS board. We will also start working on a new web site for Slavica Bio Chem and HTDS Medical as well. On the operational updates and something we will do from time to time to keep our followers advised of our progress, and just to keep in touch; our newest young scientist Dr. Ivana Gadjanski, Communication Director Chief Liaison who just joined our team will attend the The International Summer School, Piran, Slovenia, August 21 - 29, 2009 on stem cells and regenerative medicine.
The International Summer School, Piran, Slovenia, August 21 - 29, 2009 is a PhD-level course for graduate students in life sciences focusing on advanced approaches to isolation, characterization and differentiation of stem cells. The aim is to introduce the students to different aspects of stem cell research and development of new strategies for their clinical applications. The course is covering a wide range of topics, starting with the problem of selection of stem cell source, ethical and legislative issues, followed by laboratory scale systems and engineering, and ending with translation to clinics."
The company invites any inquiries from qualified medical professionals to contact Dr. Ivana Gadjanski, [email protected]
, regarding the MS and CNS progress and reports.
The company intends to provide further updates shortly, and a brief CEO statement from Mr Terry Yuan, HTDS CEO, and which will include the issuers forward guidance.
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- The severity of clinical signs of disease was significantly reduced - The pathological changes in the myelin sheath (demyelination) were not detected - The reduction of mononuclear cell infiltrates, composed of T cells and macrophages/microglia was observed in the spinal cord tissue - The degree of disability was lowered - The duration of the disease was notably shortened - The percentage mortality in severe disease was radically reduced (70%) - The severity of treatment side effects was low and disappeared after cessation of drug application
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