EL PASO, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Premier Biomedical, Inc. (OTCBB:BIEI) announced the addition of Dr. Patricio F. Reyes to their Scientific Advisory Board effective immediately. Dr. Reyes will report to the Chairman of the Scientific Advisory Board and co-founder of the Corporation, Dr. Mitchell S. Felder, MD, and to the President and CEO, William A. Hartman.
Dr. Reyes, MD, FAAN, board certified and neuropathologist who is Chief Medical Officer and Board Member of the Retired National Football League Players Association. He is a board member, and former Chair of the Education Committee and 2009 Distinguished Educator of the Association of Ringside Physicians. He is a Fellow of the American Academy of Neurology and was former Professor of Neurology and Neuropathology at Thomas Jefferson Medical School in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and Professor of Neurology, Pathology and Psychiatry at Creighton University School of Medicine in Omaha, Nebraska.
Dr. Reyes is a co-founder, Chief Medical Officer and Chair of the Scientific Advisory Board of Yuma Therapeutics, Inc., a Harvard Medical School affiliated Biotechnology Company that develops new diagnostic markers and treatment for Alzheimer’s disease and traumatic brain injury. Dr. Reyes is a pioneer in the fields of Aging, Alzheimer’s disease and other neurodegenerative diseases. He established the first Dementia and Alzheimer’s disease clinic and Rapid Brain Autopsy System in the country while he was in Texas and subsequently in Pennsylvania and Nebraska. He was one of the principal investigators who worked on multiple clinical trials that led to the first US FDA approved drug for Alzheimer’s disease and the only skin patch treatment for the same disorder. He and his co-workers were one of the first to describe the olfactory deficits and their anatomical and neuropathological changes in Alzheimer’s disease.
Dr. Reyes obtained his medical degree from the University of the Philippines and started his residency in Internal Medicine and Neurology at the Philippine General Hospital. He pursued his training in Adult and Child Neurology at the University of Kentucky Medical Center, and Neuropathology at the University Of Miami School Of Medicine. His first academic position was to head the Neurology Division of Audie Murphy VA Hospital and as an assistant professor of Neurology and Pathology at the University of Texas Health Science Center in San Antonio.
William A. Hartman, President and CEO of Premier Biomedical stated, "We are pleased to strengthen our technical staff with the impressive credentials of Dr. Reyes. We will immediately utilize his experience and knowledge to expedite the advancement of our R&D programs and scientific advancements on traumatic brain injury, breast cancer, Alzheimer's disease and MS with our partners, the Department of Defense with Center of Expertise at the William Beaumont Army Medical Center and the University of Texas at El Paso (UTEP). We are anticipating other significant additions to our Scientific Advisory Board in the very near future."
About Premier Biomedical, Inc.
Premier Biomedical, Inc. is a research-based company that intends to discover and develop medical treatments for a wide range of diseases in humans, in collaboration with the University of Texas at El Paso and US Department of Defense, initially targeting the treatment of Alzheimer's disease, Traumatic Brain Injury, and Cancer. Premier has licensed the technology behind multiple provisional patents in the United States and a PCT Europe National Patent in the areas of Cancer, Sepsis, and Multiple Sclerosis. Founded in 2010, Premier has partnered with the Department of Defense with Center of Expertise at the William Beaumont Army Medical Center and the University of Texas at El Paso (UTEP). The company's R&D efforts are centered in El Paso, TX and their business offices are in Western Pennsylvania. The Company's common stock trades on the fully reporting Over-The-Counter Bulletin Board under the ticker symbol "BIEI." http://www.premierbiomedicalinc.com/
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