NASDAQ Trading for Oxygen Biotherapeutics, Inc. Shares to Begin January 15, 2010

Jan 13, 2010, 13:59 ET from Oxygen Biotherapeutics, Inc.

DURHAM, N.C., Jan. 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Oxygen Biotherapeutics, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: OXBT) announced today that the company's common stock will begin trading on the NASDAQ Capital Market with the opening of trading on Friday, January 15, 2010. The shares will continue to trade under the symbol OXBT.

In addition, company chairman and CEO Chris Stern will be in New York to ring the opening bell at the NASDAQ one week later on Friday, January 22.

About Oxygen Biotherapeutics, Inc.

Oxygen Biotherapeutics, Inc. is dedicated to commercializing innovative pharmaceuticals and medical devices in the field of oxygen therapeutics and Defense Medicine™. The company has developed a perfluorocarbon (PFC) therapeutic oxygen carrier and liquid ventilation product (Oxycyte™) and has out-licensed an implantable glucose sensor. These products are based upon core technologies that include biomedical applications for PFCs as well as medical and industrial applications for biosensors. Each of the product candidates is designed with advantages over currently marketed products in major markets including traumatic brain injury, sickle cell crisis, trauma, wound care, decompression sickness, acute respiratory distress syndrome, stroke, myocardial infarction, surgery, diabetes wounds and ulcers, and cosmetic applications which are being marketed under the Dermacyte name. More information is available at

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