PALO ALTO, Calif., March 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Cellular Biomedicine Group Inc. (OTCQB:CBMG) today announced the appointment of Dr. Jianping Dai to the Board of Directors. Dr. Dai is a professor of radiology in the Beijing Neurosurgical Institute and Beijing Tiantan Hospital, Capital Medical University. He also serves as the President of Capital Medical University School of Medical Imaging and Informatics. He served as the President of Beijing Tiantan Hospital Affiliated of Capital Medical University from 1993 to 2008. He is a foreign associate of the Institute of Medicine (IOM) of the National Academies.
Previously Dr. Dai served as President of the Chinese Society of Radiology, Vice President of the Chinese Hospital Association and Chairman of the Neuroimaging Center, Beijing Tiantan Hospital. Beijing Tiantan Hospital is the largest center for clinical treatment, teaching and research in neurology in Asia, and is a partner with WHO (World Health Organization) on neurology training cooperation.
Dr. Dai is the recipient of several awards from the Chinese government due to his outstanding contribution to his country and has focused his research on interventional therapy for cerebrovascular disease and functional neuroimaging.
Dr. Steve Liu, Chairman and CEO of CBMG said, "Dr. Dai is widely known for his outstanding contributions to the development of neurology in China. His diplomatic ability and extensive experience in the medical community in China will be a great asset to the CBMG Board."
About Cellular Biomedicine Group
Cellular Biomedicine Group, Inc. develops proprietary cell therapies for the treatment of certain degenerative diseases and cancers. Our developmental stem cell, progenitor cell, and immune cell projects are the result of research and development by scientists and doctors from China and the United States. Our flagship GMP facility, consisting of eight independent cell production lines, is designed, certified and managed according to U.S. standards. To learn more about CBMG, please visit: www.cellbiomedgroup.com
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