SAN DIEGO, Oct. 3, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Aethlon Medical, Inc. (Nasdaq: AEMD), a therapeutic technology company focused on unmet needs in global health, announced today that on October 2, 2019, Nasdaq granted Aethlon Medical an extension of time to regain compliance with the exchange's continued listing requirement of a minimum $2.5 million of stockholders' equity.
This extension is conditional upon Aethlon Medical completing a reverse stock split and trading at or above Nasdaq's minimum $1.00 bid price requirement for a period of ten consecutive trading days on or before October 29, 2019. The Company is requesting stockholder approval of the reverse stock split at its Annual Meeting of Stockholders to be held on October 14, 2019 in order to meet this requirement.
If the minimum bid price requirement is met by October 29, 2019, then Nasdaq has allowed until the filing of Aethlon Medical's December 31, 2019 Report on Form 10-Q, to be filed no later than February 14, 2020, to evidence compliance with Nasdaq's minimum stockholders' equity threshold, subject to reporting to Nasdaq prior to that time on Aethlon Medicals' fund raising progress.
About Aethlon Medical, Inc.
Aethlon Medical, Inc. is focused on addressing unmet needs in global health. The Aethlon Hemopurifier® is a clinical-stage immunotherapeutic device designed to combat cancer and life-threatening viral infections. In cancer, the Hemopurifier® depletes the presence of circulating tumor-derived exosomes that promote immune suppression, seed the spread of metastasis and inhibit the benefit of leading cancer therapies. The Hemopurifier® is an FDA designated "Breakthrough Device" related to the treatment of individuals with advanced or metastatic cancer who are either unresponsive to or intolerant of standard of care therapy, and with cancer types in which exosomes have been shown to participate in the development or severity of the disease cancer. The Hemopurifier also holds a Breakthrough Device designation related to life-threatening viruses that are not addressed with approved therapies.
Additionally, Aethlon owns 80% of Exosome Sciences, Inc., which is focused on the discovery of exosomal biomarkers to diagnose and monitor cancer and neurological disease progression. Additional information can be found online at www.AethlonMedical.com and www.ExosomeSciences.com.
Forward Looking Statements
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Aethlon Medical, Inc.
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