Company invites individual and institutional investors as well as advisors to log-on to VirtualInvestorConferences.com to view presentation
COLUMBIA, Md. and TORONTO, Oct. 6, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Medifocus, Inc. (OTCQX: MDFZF and TSXV: MFS) ("Medifocus" or the "Company"), a biotechnology company with a portfolio of medical technologies that utilizes heat-activation to treat conditions ranging from urological problems to breast cancer treatment and extends to gene therapy, today announced that the October 1 presentation from Dr. Augustine Y. Cheung, PhD, President and CEO, is now available for on-demand viewing at VirtualInvestorConferences.com.
Medifocus, Inc.'s presentation will be available 24/7 for 90 days. Investors and advisors may download shareholder materials from the "virtual trade booth" for the next three weeks.
Recent Company Highlights
- On June 16th, 2015, the Company appointed Christopher Kaplan as a member of the its recently formed Strategic Advisory Board (SAB). Mr. Kaplan has an exceptional background of both domestic and international experience and is well-positioned to support Medifocus as they transition into a biotechnology company
- On May 27th, 2015, the Company announced that it has entered into an option agreement with Duke University regarding heat-activated and tumor targeted Immunotherapy. The two parties are actively negotiating an exclusive license to the Patent Rights of a Duke invention for the development of heat-activated and tumor targeted Immunotherapy for treatment of cancer and other diseases
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About Medifocus, Inc.
Medifocus, Inc. (TSXV-MFS, OTC-MDFZF) is biotechnology company with a portfolio of medical technologies that utilize head-activation to treat conditions ranging from urological problems to breast cancer treatment and extends to gene therapy. Heat is known to accelerate numerous chemical and biochemical reactions, and Medifocus' portfolio relies on this fact to improve treatment of patients. Its Prolieve® Thermodilatation System offers relief from Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH) to millions of men with a simple, 45-minute, in-office treatment. Its APA 1000 Breast Cancer Treatment System is currently in phase 3 clinical trials, and it is designed to destroy localized breast tumors through the application of heat alone or in combination with chemotherapy. Medifocus has recently signed an agreement with Duke University to negotiate an exclusive license related to a "method for selective expression of therapeutic genes in cancer cells by hyperthermia." This is a novel approach to control gene expression with focused heat and is a unique method to achieve precise viral delivery of gene therapy and molecular therapeutics on demand. Medifocus will work on further development of the delivery vector, making it universal to accommodate other molecular and genetic therapeutics. The Company believes this could result in an entire stable of gene-specific, heat-activated treatments for a variety of medical conditions.
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This news release contains "forward-looking statements" and "forward-looking information", which may not be based on historical facts. Forward-looking statements and forward-looking information, include, but are not limited to, information and statements with respect to the benefit to Medifocus' future growth resulting from the acquisition of additional intellectual property rights, additional treatment possibilities and the expectation that sales from Prolieve® may accelerate as a consequence. Forward-looking statements are frequently characterized by words such as "plan," "expect," "project," "intend," "believe," "anticipate", "estimate" and other similar words, or statements that certain events or conditions "may" or "will" occur. Forward-looking statements are based on the opinions and estimates of management at the date the statements are made. Such forward-looking statements and forward-looking information involve known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors that may cause the actual results events or developments to be materially different from any future results, events or developments expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements or forward-looking information. These factors should be considered carefully and readers are cautioned not to place undue reliance on such forward-looking statements and forward-looking information. Except as required by applicable securities laws, the Company disclaims any obligation to update any such factors or to publicly announce the results of any revisions to any of the forward-looking statements or forward-looking information contained herein to reflect future results, events or developments.
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