LONDON, ONTARIO – (Marketwire – February 5, 2016) – Sernova Corp. (TSX-V: SVA) (OTCQB: SEOVF) (FSE: PSH), a clinical stage company developing medical technologies for the long-term treatment of chronic diseases including diabetes and hemophilia, announced today it has received the ranking of fourth in the category of Life Sciences and Clean Technologies and has been selected as member of the “2016 TSX Venture 50” Companies. This is a prestigious group of top market performers from among the 1,791 companies listed on the Toronto Venture Exchange as of December 31, 2015.
"We are honoured to be distinguished by the TSX from amongst all TSX Venture Companies and are appreciative of our investors who have rewarded our progress as acknowledged through the TSX Venture Exchange,” remarked Dr. Philip Toleikis, President and CEO. “We congratulate our peer companies in this category who have shown superior results in key metrics of market performance such as market capitalization growth, share price appreciation and trading volume – with Sernova providing a return of 118% in market cap appreciation in 2015. The shares of these companies also enjoyed a liquid market, with a total of 3.0 billion shares traded over the course of 2015,” added Dr. Toleikis.
“Sernova’s ongoing development of its platform technologies for cell therapy, the advancement of it programs in diabetes and hemophilia, and its focus on forging mutually beneficial pharmaceutical collaborations will, we believe, make 2016 another rewarding year for our shareholders and investors,” stated Frank Holler, Sernova Chairman. “This TSX Venture recognition adds to our growing profile in the public markets and we are most appreciative of receiving this distinction," added Mr. Holler.
Sernova Corp. is a clinical stage regenerative medicine Company developing medical technologies for the treatment of chronic debilitating metabolic diseases such as diabetes, blood disorders including hemophilia, and other diseases treated through replacement of proteins or hormones missing or in short supply within the body. Sernova is developing the Cell Pouch System, an implantable medical device and therapeutic cells (donor, xenogeneic or stem cell derived therapeutic cells) which then release proteins and/or hormones as required.
For further information contact:
Philip Toleikis, Ph.D., President and CEO
Tel: (604) 961-2939
Ray Matthews & Associates
Suite 601-128 West Cordova Street, Vancouver, BC V6B 0E6
Tel: (604) 818-7778