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Harvard Apparatus Regenerative Technology’s HART-Trachea Spotlighted in NBC-TV News Special on June 27

“A Leap of Faith: A Meredith Vieira Special” Focuses on Trachea Replacement Surgeries Made Possible by Company’s Technology

HOLLISTON, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Harvard Apparatus Regenerative Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ:HART), a clinical stage biotechnology company developing regenerated organs for transplant, initially focused on the trachea, announces its HART-Trachea was spotlighted in a two-hour-long NBC-TV News Special on Friday, June 27.

“A Leap of Faith: A Meredith Vieira Special”

Titled “A Leap of Faith: A Meredith Vieira Special,” the program focuses on the accomplishments of Dr. Paolo Macchiarini of Karolinska University Hospital and Karolinska Institutet in Huddinge, Stockholm, who has performed several trachea transplant surgeries that were made possible in part by the use of HART’s technology.

To view the NBC special in its entirety, please visit the following link: http://www.nbcnews.com/feature/a-leap-of-faith/full-episode-leap-faith-n143271

To view Ms. Vieira’s interview with David Green, CEO of HART, about how the HART-Trachea is made, please visit: http://www.nbcnews.com/watch/dateline/how-artificial-tracheas-are-made-290005059901

The videos at the links above are provided for informational purposes only. Harvard Apparatus Regenerative Technology, Inc. is not responsible for the content of the linked videos.

About Harvard Apparatus Regenerative Technology

Harvard Apparatus Regenerative Technology makes regenerated organs for transplant. Our first product, the HART-Trachea, is intended to replace or repair a trachea that has been severely damaged by either trachea cancer or physical trauma. Our technology has been used in eight human trachea transplants to date approved under compassionate use exemptions, but none of our products are yet approved by a government regulatory authority for marketing. On November 1, 2013, HART was spun-off from Harvard Bioscience. The trademark “Harvard Apparatus” is used under a sublicense agreement with Harvard Bioscience, who has licensed the right to use such trademark from Harvard University.

Forward-Looking Statements

Some of the statements in this press release are "forward-looking" and are made pursuant to the safe harbor provision of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. These "forward-looking" statements include statements relating to, among other things, the planned commercialization efforts and marketing approvals of HART’s products as well as the success thereof and the availability of a market for the HART securities. These statements involve risks and uncertainties, including among other things, market conditions that may cause results to differ materially from the statements set forth in this press release. The forward-looking statements in this press release speak only as of the date of this press release. Harvard Apparatus Regenerative Technology expressly disclaims any obligation or undertaking to release publicly any updates or revisions to such statements to reflect any change in its expectations with regard thereto or any changes in the events, conditions or circumstances on which any such statement is based.

Contacts

Harvard Apparatus Regenerative Technology
David Green
President and CEO
dgreen@HARTregen.com
or
Tom McNaughton
CFO
tmcnaughton@HARTregen.com
or
Investor Relations:
Dian Griesel Int’l.
Cheryl Schneider, 212-825-3210
or
Public Relations:
Dian Griesel Int’l.
Susan Forman or Laura Radocaj, 212-825-3210