CEDAR KNOLLS, NJ--(Marketwired - Mar 6, 2015) - MYOS Corporation ("MYOS" or the "Company") (MYOS), an emerging biotherapeutics and bionutrition company focused on the discovery, development and commercialization of products that improve human muscle health and performance, announced today that its Chairman of the Board, Dr. Robert J. Hariri, will be interviewed live on iHeart Radio's Health Tech Talk Live hosted by Ben Chodor and broadcasted nationwide on iHeart Radio/ Clear Channel Atlanta Studios -- 640 WGST AM tomorrow, at 3:00pm ET.
In this exclusive interview, Dr. Hariri will discuss the Company's all-natural ingredient, Fortetropin™, the first clinically demonstrated myostatin inhibitor, and soon-to-be launched product line RE, the Company's 2014 milestones and touch on MYOS's 2015 outlook and the recent outspoken celebrity attention MYOS has been garnering from Justin Bieber and the world's strongest man. Fortetropin™ is manufactured to optimize biological activity to build healthy lean muscle. MYOS believes Fortetropin™ has the potential to redefine existing standards for muscle health and human longevity.
MYOS encourages all shareholders, analysts, industry professionals and interested parties to tune in live to the interview with Dr. Hariri. The details and link to iHeart Radio's live worldwide stream are below.
Date: March 7, 2015
Start Time: 3:00pm ET | 12:00pm PT | 2:00pm CT
Network: iHeart Radio/ Clear Channel
Station: 640 WGST AM
Show: Health Tech Talk Live
Host: Ben Chodor
iHeart Radio Live Stream: CLICK HERE
About iHeart Radio/ Clear Channel
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About HealthTech Talk Show
Health Tech Talk Live broadcasts live weekly on iHeart Radio / Clear Channel nationwide from 640 WGST AM Atlanta, 3:00pm - 4:00pm EST every Saturday. Host Ben Chodor interviews the front-page emerging health tech innovators and titans about the latest in digital health technology, human ingenuity, bio-tech medical advancements and health tech capital market trends. Learn how the experts use risk management techniques and clinical trials to build fully diversified portfolios and what it takes to put up big board earnings from making people healthier. It's a fast moving, high-energy show... shift your thinking and join us as we deliver "tomorrow's ideas today" on iHeart Radio and Clear Channel's Health Tech Talk Live. Visit iHeart Radio's HealthTech Talk Radio Show or visit www.HealthTechTalk.com.
About Dr. Robert Hariri
Dr. Robert Hariri is a surgeon, biomedical scientist and highly successful serial entrepreneur in two technology sectors: biomedicine and aerospace. The Chairman, Founder, Chief Scientific Officer, and former Chief Executive Officer of Celgene Cellular Therapeutics, one of the world's largest human cellular therapeutics companies, Dr. Hariri has pioneered the use of stem cells to treat a range of life threatening diseases and has made transformative contributions in the field of tissue engineering. In addition to his role at Celgene Cellular Therapeutics, Dr. Hariri is also Vice-Chairman & Co-Founder of Human Longevity, Inc. (HLI).
His activities and experience includes academic neurosurgeon at Cornell, businessman, military surgeon and aviator and aerospace innovator. Dr. Hariri has over 90 issued and pending patents, has authored over 100 published chapters, articles and abstracts and is most recognized for his discovery of pluripotent stem cells from the placenta and as a member of the team which discovered the physiological activities of TNF (tumor necrosis factor).
Dr. Hariri was recipient of the Thomas Alva Edison Award in 2007 and 2011, The Fred J. Epstein Lifetime Achievement Award and has received numerous other honors for his many contributions to biomedicine and aviation. Dr. Hariri also serves on numerous Boards of Directors including Myos Corporation and Provista Diagnostics. Dr. Hariri is an Adjunct Associate Professor of Pathology at the Mount Sinai School of Medicine and a member of the Board of Visitors of the Columbia University School of Engineering & Applied Sciences and the Science & Technology Council of the College of Physicians and Surgeons, and is a member of the scientific advisory board for the Archon X PRIZE for Genomics, which is awarded by the X PRIZE Foundation. Dr. Hariri is also a Trustee of the Liberty Science Center and has been appointed Commissioner of Cancer Research by NJ Governor Christie. Dr. Hariri is also a member of the Board of Trustees of the J. Craig Venter Institute.
A jet-rated commercial pilot with thousands of hours of flight time in over 60 different military and civilian aircraft, Dr. Hariri has also produced several feature films as well as documentaries on global societal issues.
About MYOS Corporation
MYOS is an emerging biotherapeutics and bionutrition company focused on the discovery, development and commercialization of products that improve muscle health and function essential to the management of sarcopenia, cachexia and degenerative muscle diseases. MYOS is the owner of Fortetropin™, the first clinically proven natural myostatin inhibitor. Myostatin is a natural regulatory protein, which inhibits muscle growth and recovery. Medical literature suggests that lowering myostatin levels has many potential health benefits including increased muscle mass, healthy weight management, improved energy levels, stimulation of muscle healing as well as treating sarcopenia, a condition of age-related loss of muscle mass. To discover why MYOS is known as "The Muscle Company,"™ visit www.myoscorp.com.
The Company's first commercial product containing Fortetropin (MYO-T12), is distributed by Maximum Human Performance (MHP) under the brand name MYO-X® and is currently available on popular retailer websites including http://mhpstrong.com, www.bodybuilding.com, www.amazon.com and in specialty retailers including GNC and Vitamin Shoppe and others. MYOS believes that Fortetropin, as well as future products it envisions, will redefine existing standards for muscle health.
Any statements in this release that are not historical facts are forward-looking statements. Actual results may differ materially from those projected or implied in any forward-looking statements. Such statements involve risks and uncertainties, including but not limited to those relating to the successful continued research of Fortetropin™ and its effects on myostatin inhibition, inflammatory cytokine levels and cholesterol levels, customer demand for our products, market acceptance of our existing and future products, the ability to create new products through research and development, growth in our revenue, the successful entry into new markets including the age management market, the ability to successfully develop and launch our own core branded products, the ability to collect our accounts receivable from our distributors, the ability to attract additional investors and increase shareholder value, the ability to generate the forecasted revenue stream and cash flow from sales of Fortetropin and MYO-X®, the ability to achieve a sustainable profitable business, the effect of economic conditions, the ability to protect our intellectual property rights, the ability to maintain and expand our manufacturing capabilities and reduce the costs of our products, the ability to enter into strategic relationships with new distributors, the ability to comply with NASDAQ's continuing listing standards, competition from other providers and products, risks in product development, our ability to raise capital to fund continuing operations, and other factors discussed from time to time in our Securities and Exchange Commission filings. We undertake no obligation to update or revise any forward-looking statement for events or circumstances after the date on which such statement is made except as required by law.
These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. Our products are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease.
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