SUNNYVALE, Calif., Nov. 7, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Amarantus BioSciences, Inc. (OTCQB: AMBS), a biotechnology company developing new disease-modifying treatments and diagnostics for Parkinson's disease and Traumatic Brain Injury centered on its proprietary anti-apoptosis therapeutic protein MANF, today updated shareholders on the timing of the final data set from its grant from the Michael J. Fox Foundation being released to the marketplace. The Company expects to have the data set available in December. Upon completion of the data analysis correlate of the positive behavioural animal data for MANF previously reported with histology data confirming re-innervation of the striatum due to MANF delivery to the substantia nigra, the Michael J. Fox Foundation will consider funding additional studies to advance MANF as a disease-modifying treatment for Parkinson's disease.
About Amarantus BioSciences, Inc.
Amarantus BioSciences, Inc. is a development-stage biotechnology company founded in January 2008. The Company has a focus on developing certain biologics surrounding the intellectual property and proprietary technologies it owns to treat and/or diagnose Parkinson's disease, Traumatic Brain Injury and other human diseases. The Company owns the intellectual property rights to a therapeutic protein known as Mesencephalic-Astrocyte-derived Neurotrophic Factor ("MANF") and is developing MANF-based products as treatments for brain disorders. The Company also is a Founding Member of the Coalition for Concussion Treatment (#C4CT), a movement initiated in collaboration with Brewer Sports International seeking to raise awareness of new treatments in development for concussions and nervous-system disorders. For further information please visit www.Amarantus.com.
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