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Thursday, October 16, 2014

GenSpera (OTCQB:GNSZ) Announces Melanie Thomas, MD, MS, Will Serve Company as Medical Advisor

Biotech News Alert: GenSpera (OTCQB:GNSZ) Announces Melanie Thomas, MD, MS, Will Serve Company as Medical Advisor

SAN ANTONIO - October 16, 2014 (Investorideas.com Biotech Newswire) GenSpera, Inc. (OTCQB:GNSZ), a leader in developing prodrug therapeutics for the treatment of cancer, today announced that Melanie Thomas, MD, MS, a recognized worldwide leader in the field of liver cancer, will join the company as Medical Advisor.

Dr. Thomas most recently held the Grace E. DeWolff Chair in Gastrointestinal Oncology at the Medical University of South Carolina and served as Associate Director of Clinical Investigations. As Associate Director, Dr. Thomas had primary responsibility to oversee all clinical research infrastructure at Hollings Cancer Center. Dr. Thomas has served as Principal Investigator on twenty-nine separate clinical trials, primarily in gastrointestinal cancers as well as held previous appointments at MD Anderson Cancer Center.

"Primary liver cancer (hepatocellular carcinoma) is a very challenging disease in which to develop new, novel therapeutic agents that are both effective and safe for patients," said Dr. Thomas. "Hepatocellular carcinoma is a highly chemotherapy-resistant tumor, and most patients have underlying liver damage that limits their eligibility for clinical trials. As the third most common cancer worldwide, hepatocellular carcinoma remains a significant unmet medical need. The early data for mipsagargin safety and efficacy in liver cancer are impressive, and I am excited to be part of the team that is developing this novel agent for liver cancer patients."

"We have always actively sought the best medical and scientific counsel in our ongoing mission to deliver innovative therapies to cancer patients," said Craig Dionne, PhD, GenSpera's CEO. "Dr. Thomas is a highly respected physician who brings a wealth of clinical experience to our team. We are delighted and honored that she has chosen to focus her efforts on the clinical development of mipsagargin."


About GenSpera
GenSpera's technology platform combines a powerful, plant-derived cytotoxin (thapsigargin) with a prodrug delivery system that provides for the targeted release of drug candidates within a tumor. Unlike typical chemotherapeutic agents, thapsigargin results in cell death irrespective of the rate of cell division, which may provide an effective approach to kill both fast- and slow-growing cancers. GenSpera's lead drug candidate, mipsagargin, is activated by the enzyme PSMA, which is found at high levels in the vasculature of liver and glioblastoma cancers and in the vasculature of almost all other solid tumors. Mipsagargin is expected to have potential efficacy in a wide variety of tumor types.

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) granted Orphan Drug designation in 2013 for the evaluation of mipsagargin in patients with hepatocellular carcinoma. Mipsagargin Phase II clinical trials are underway in both hepatocellular carcinoma (liver cancer) and glioblastoma patients (brain cancer).

For more information, please visit the company's website: www.genspera.com or follow us on Twitter @GenSperaNews.

Company presentations are available at: http://www.genspera.com/

Watch the Corporate Video: http://youtu.be/jULjEul-mBk

Cautionary Statement Regarding Forward Looking Information
This news release may contain forward-looking statements. Investors are cautioned that statements in this press release regarding potential applications of GenSpera's technologies constitute forward-looking statements that involve risks and uncertainties, including, without limitation, risks inherent in the development and commercialization of potential products, uncertainty of clinical trial results or regulatory approvals or clearances, need for future capital, dependence upon collaborators and maintenance of our intellectual property rights. Actual results may differ materially from the results anticipated in these forward-looking statements. Additional information on potential factors that could affect our results and other risks and uncertainties will be detailed from time to time in GenSpera's periodic reports filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

Contact:
Company: 
Craig Dionne, PhD, CEO
GenSpera, Inc.
+1-210-479-8112

Investors: 
Steve Gersten
Capital Markets Group
Steve@CapMarketsGroup.com
+1-813-926-8920

Media: Dawn Van Zant
800-665-0411

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Tuesday, October 14, 2014

Aethlon Medical (OTCBB: AEMD) Announces First Treatment of an Ebola Patient

Medical Technology Breaking News: Aethlon Medical (OTCBB: AEMD) Announces First Treatment of an Ebola Patient

SAN DIEGO - October 14, 2014 (Investorideas.com newswire) Aethlon Medical, Inc. (OTCBB:AEMD), announced today the first use of Hemopurifier® therapy on a patient infected with Ebola virus. The treatment was administered to a Ugandan doctor at the Frankfurt University Hospital in Germany. The patient, who is also a World Health Organization (WHO) worker, contracted the virus in Sierra Leone.


The Aethlon Hemopurifier® is a first-in-class bio-filtration device that targets the rapid elimination of viruses and immunosuppressive proteins from the circulatory system of infected individuals. At present, no antiviral therapy or vaccine has proven to be effective against Ebola virus infection in humans. The largest ebola virus epidemic in history is now spreading on a global basis with more than 4,000 deaths being reported by the WHO.

"We thank the physicians in Frankfurt for allowing us the opportunity to treat this advanced-stage patient," stated Aethlon founder and CEO, Jim Joyce. "Details related to the patient's response to therapy will be disclosed once hospital officials deem it appropriate to report an update on the condition of this individual."

In the care of ebola-infected individuals, the Hemopurifier targets two unmet medical needs: the rapid elimination of circulating ebola to inhibit continued progeny virus replication and the direct targeting of shed glycoproteins that overwhelm the host immune response. The device can be deployed for use within the global infrastructure of dialysis and CRRT machines already located in hospitals and clinics.

Aethlon further disclosed that it is preparing to initiate U.S. clinical studies of Hemopurifier therapy based on the United States Food and Drug Administration's (FDA) approval of an Investigational Device Exemption (IDE) that was previously submitted by the Company. The study will contribute safety data to advance the device as a broad-spectrum countermeasure against pandemic threats, including ebola and chronic viral pathogens such as HIV and Hepatitis C (HCV).

To date, Hemopurifier therapy has been successfully administered in approximately one hundred treatment experiences in health compromised HIV and HCV infected individuals. These studies were conducted at the Apollo Hospital, Fortis Hospital, Sigma New Life Hospital, and the Medanta Medicity Institute, all located in India. In vitro validation studies that demonstrated the ability of the Hemopurifier to capture Zaire and other strains of ebola virus were conducted by researchers at the United States Army Medical Research Institute for Infectious Diseases (USAMRIID) and the United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).


About Aethlon Medical, Inc.
Aethlon Medical creates medical devices that target unmet therapeutic needs in infectious disease and cancer.  The company's lead product is the Aethlon Hemopurifier®, a first-in-class device that selectively targets the rapid elimination of circulating viruses and tumor-secreted exosomes that promote cancer progression.  Exosome Sciences, Inc. is a majority owned subsidiary that is advancing exosome-based products to diagnose and monitor cancer, infectious disease and neurological disorders. For more information, please visit http://www.aethlonmedical.com/ and connect with the Company on Twitter, LinkedIn, Facebook and Google+.

Certain statements herein may be forward-looking and involve risks and uncertainties. Such forward-looking statements involve assumptions, known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors which may cause the actual results, performance or achievements of Aethlon Medical, Inc. to be materially different from any future results, performance, or achievements expressed or implied by the forward-looking statements. Such potential risks and uncertainties include, without limitation, that the ESI will not be able to commercialize its future products, that the FDA will not approve the initiation of the Company's clinical programs or provide market clearance of the company's products, future human studies whether revenue or non-revenue generating of the Aethlon ADAPT™ system or the Aethlon Hemopurifier® as an adjunct therapy to improve patient responsiveness to established cancer or hepatitis C therapies or as a standalone cancer or hepatitis C therapy or as a broad spectrum defense against viral pathogens, including ebola, the Company's ability to raise capital when needed, the Company's ability to complete the development of its planned products, the Company's ability to manufacture its products either internally or through outside companies and provide its services, the impact of government regulations, patent protection on the Company's proprietary technology, the ability of the Company to meet the milestones contemplated in the DARPA contract, product liability exposure, uncertainty of market acceptance, competition, technological change, and other risk factors. In such instances, actual results could differ materially as a result of a variety of factors, including the risks associated with the effect of changing economic conditions and other risk factors detailed in the Company's Securities and Exchange Commission filings. The Company undertakes no obligation to publicly update or revise any forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events, or otherwise.

Contacts:
James A. Joyce 
Chairman and CEO
 
858.459.7800 x301
 
jj@aethlonmedical.com

Jim Frakes 
Chief Financial Officer
 
858.459.7800 x300
 
jfrakes@aethlonmedical.com

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Thursday, October 9, 2014

GenSpera (OTCQB:GNSZ) Announces Completion of Patient Enrollment in the Phase II Clinical Trial of Mipsagargin in Liver Cancer Patients

Biotech News Alert: GenSpera (OTCQB:GNSZ) Announces Completion of Patient Enrollment in the Phase II Clinical Trial of Mipsagargin in Liver Cancer Patients

SAN ANTONIO - October 9, 2014 (Investorideas.com Biotech Newswire) GenSpera, Inc. (OTCQB:GNSZ), a leader in developing prodrug therapeutics for the treatment of cancer, today announced that patient enrollment has been completed in the company's Phase II clinical trial in patients with liver cancer (hepatocellular carcinoma). Formal results of the study are expected to be available during the first quarter of 2015.

"We are grateful to the trial investigators for their efforts, as well as the patients and their loved ones who are supporting this important trial," said Craig Dionne, PhD, GenSpera's CEO. "The completion of the enrollment period for this trial marks another company milestone. The data we have collected to date establish proof of concept for mipsagargin's destruction of blood vessels within tumors and encouraging signs of potential anti-tumor activity. We anticipate similar results in our ongoing Phase II trials in patients with glioblastoma as well as our planned Phase II trial in patients with prostate cancer."

Interim data from the ongoing Phase II clinical trial in liver cancer patients were recently presented at the Asia Pacific Primary Liver Cancer Expert Meeting in Taipei in July 2014 (APPLE2014) and at the International Liver Cancer Association (ILCA) meeting in Kyoto in September 2014. Impressively, 80% of liver cancer patients in the Phase Ib and Phase II studies experienced disease stabilization at two months and a significant percentage of patients had stable disease for at least nine months after beginning treatment with mipsagargin.

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) granted Orphan Drug designation in 2013 for the evaluation of mipsagargin in patients with hepatocellular carcinoma.


About GenSpera
GenSpera's technology platform combines a powerful, plant-derived cytotoxin (thapsigargin) with a prodrug delivery system that provides for the targeted release of drug candidates within a tumor. Unlike typical chemotherapeutic agents, thapsigargin results in cell death irrespective of the rate of cell division, which may provide an effective approach to kill both fast- and slow-growing cancers. GenSpera's lead drug candidate, mipsagargin, is activated by the enzyme PSMA, which is found at high levels in the vasculature of liver and glioblastoma cancers and in the vasculature of almost all other solid tumors. Mipsagargin is expected to have potential efficacy in a wide variety of tumor types.

Mipsagargin Phase II clinical trials are underway in both hepatocellular carcinoma (liver cancer) and glioblastoma patients (brain cancer).

For more information, please visit the company's website: www.genspera.com or follow us on Twitter @GenSperaNews.

Company presentations are available at: http://www.genspera.com/

Watch the Corporate Video: http://youtu.be/jULjEul-mBk

Cautionary Statement Regarding Forward Looking Information
This news release may contain forward-looking statements. Investors are cautioned that statements in this press release regarding potential applications of GenSpera's technologies constitute forward-looking statements that involve risks and uncertainties, including, without limitation, risks inherent in the development and commercialization of potential products, uncertainty of clinical trial results or regulatory approvals or clearances, need for future capital, dependence upon collaborators and maintenance of our intellectual property rights. Actual results may differ materially from the results anticipated in these forward-looking statements. Additional information on potential factors that could affect our results and other risks and uncertainties will be detailed from time to time in GenSpera's periodic reports filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

Contact:
Company: 
Craig Dionne, PhD, CEO
GenSpera, Inc.
+1-210-479-8112

Investors: 
Steve Gersten
Capital Markets Group
Steve@CapMarketsGroup.com
+1-813-926-8920

Media: Dawn Van Zant
800-665-0411

Visit this company: www.genspera.com

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Tuesday, September 30, 2014

GenSpera (OTCQB:GNSZ) to Present Lead Drug Candidate Mipsagargin at 2nd Global Life Sciences Conference in Warsaw, Poland

 GenSpera (OTCQB:GNSZ) to Present Lead Drug Candidate Mipsagargin at 2nd Global Life Sciences Conference in Warsaw, Poland

SAN ANTONIO - September 30, 2014 (Investorideas.com Biotech Newswire) GenSpera, Inc. (OTCQB:GNSZ), a leader in developing prodrug therapeutics for the treatment of cancer, announces Craig Dionne, PhD, GenSpera's CEO, will be presenting at the upcoming 2nd Global Life Sciences Conference on October 2, 2014, in Warsaw, Poland, on the trading floor of the Warsaw Stock Exchange.

The conference is sponsored by WedBush Europe and WDM Capital. Some of the Central and Eastern European leading life science institutional investors, fund managers and analysts will gather in Warsaw to discuss and assess new investment opportunities. More info: http://lscwarsaw.com.

Dr. Dionne will be giving a corporate presentation of the company's lead drug candidate, mipsagargin (G-202), currently in Phase II clinical trials for hepatocellular carcinoma (liver cancer) and glioblastoma (brain cancer).

A copy of the presentation will be made available on the Company's website, following the conference.

GenSpera has recently announced several key milestones and more information can be found by reviewing the press releases on the company's website http://www.genspera.com.

*United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) issuance of patents US 8,822,406

"Tumor Activated Prodrugs" and US 8,772,226 B2 "Methods and compositions for the detection of cancer"

*Generic name "mipsagargin" for lead drug candidate G-202 per recommendation by World Health Organization's (WHO) International Nonproprietary Name (INN) group

*GenSpera Wins Summary Judgment in Mhaka Litigation


About GenSpera
GenSpera's technology platform combines a powerful, plant-derived cytotoxin (thapsigargin) with a prodrug delivery system that provides for the targeted release of drug candidates within a tumor. Unlike typical chemotherapeutic agents, thapsigargin results in cell death irrespective of the rate of cell division, which may provide an effective approach to kill both fast- and slow-growing cancers. GenSpera's lead drug candidate, mipsagargin, is activated by the enzyme PSMA, which is found at high levels in the vasculature of liver and glioblastoma cancers and in the vasculature of almost all other solid tumors. Mipsagargin is therefore expected to have potential efficacy in a wide variety of tumor types.

For more information, please visit the company's website: www.genspera.com or follow us on Twitter @GenSperaNews.

Watch the Corporate Video: http://youtu.be/jULjEul-mBk

Cautionary Statement Regarding Forward Looking Information
This news release may contain forward-looking statements. Investors are cautioned that statements in this press release regarding potential applications of GenSpera's technologies constitute forward-looking statements that involve risks and uncertainties, including, without limitation, risks inherent in the development and commercialization of potential products, uncertainty of clinical trial results or regulatory approvals or clearances, need for future capital, dependence upon collaborators and maintenance of our intellectual property rights. Actual results may differ materially from the results anticipated in these forward-looking statements. Additional information on potential factors that could affect our results and other risks and uncertainties will be detailed from time to time in GenSpera's periodic reports filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

Contact:
Company: 
Craig Dionne, PhD, CEO
GenSpera, Inc.
+1-210-479-8112

Investors: 
Steve Gersten
Capital Markets Group
Steve@CapMarketsGroup.com
+1-813-926-8920

Media: Dawn Van Zant
800-665-0411

Visit this company: www.genspera.com

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Friday, September 26, 2014

Aethlon Medical (OTCBB: AEMD) and Exosome Sciences Announce Clinical Collaboration with Boston University CTE Center To Advance Diagnostic Candidate to Detect CTE in Former NFL Players

Medical Technology Breaking News: Aethlon Medical (OTCBB: AEMD) and Exosome Sciences Announce Clinical Collaboration with Boston University CTE Center To Advance Diagnostic Candidate to Detect CTE in Former NFL Players

SAN DIEGO, PRINCETON, N.J. and BOSTON - September 26, 2014 (Investorideas.com newswire) Aethlon Medical, Inc. (OTCBB:AEMD) and its diagnostic subsidiary, Exosome Sciences, Inc. (ESI), announced today that a clinical collaboration with the Boston University (BU) CTE Center has been established to advance a blood-based diagnostic candidate that could identify Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy (CTE) in living individuals.

CTE is a progressive neurodegenerative disorder that has been found at autopsy in former National Football League (NFL) players. At present, CTE can only be diagnosed through postmortem autopsy. The BU CTE Center has been a leading CTE research center since the disease was first defined.

Aethlon Medical develops targeted therapeutic devices to address infectious disease, cancer and neurodegenerative disorders. ESI (Aethlon subsidiary) develops exosome-based solutions to diagnose and monitor cancer and neurodegenerative disorders. Earlier this year, Aethlon disclosed that ESI researchers had successfully isolated exosome-based biomarkers transporting tau protein across the blood-brain barrier and into the circulatory system. The hallmark of CTE is an excess of accumulation of tau in the brain.

In the study, ESI researchers are evaluating and defining exosome and exosomal tau populations in blood samples collected from participants enrolled in the DETECT (Diagnosing and Evaluating Traumatic Encephalopathy Using Clinical Tests) study, under the direction of Dr. Robert Stern, Director of Clinical Research at the BU CTE Center.

The DETECT study is the first research project on CTE ever funded by the National Institutes of Health (NIH), with support from the National Institute of Neurologic Diseases and Stroke (NINDS), the National Institute on Aging (NIA), and the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD). The ultimate goal of the study is to develop methods, including blood-based tests, that could diagnose CTE during life. The study has enrolled former NFL players (ages 40-69) and same-age "control" athletes who played non-contact sports.

"Our colleagues at the CTE Center are premier thought leaders in the CTE field and have been instrumental in changing how the NFL and other high-risk sports respond to head trauma," stated Aethlon Medical CEO Jim Joyce, who also serves as Executive Chairman of ESI. "We are truly grateful for the opportunity to establish a blood-based test that could identify CTE in living individuals."


About CTE
Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy (CTE) is a progressive degenerative disease of the brain found in athletes (and others) with a history of repetitive brain trauma, including symptomatic concussions as well as asymptomatic subconcussive hits to the head. CTE affects boxers, football players and other athletes who have a history of repetitive brain trauma. Repetitive trauma triggers a progressive degeneration of the brain tissue, including the build-up of an abnormal protein called tau. Symptoms of the neurodegeneration can develop months, years, or even decades after the last brain trauma or end of active athletic involvement. The brain degeneration is associated with memory loss, confusion, impaired judgment, impulse control problems, aggression, depression, and, eventually, progressive dementia.

About The CTE Center
The CTE Center is part of the Boston University Alzheimer's Disease Center (BU ADC), established in 1996 as one of 29 centers in the US funded by the National Institutes of Health to advance research on Alzheimer's disease and related conditions. In collaboration with other NIH-funded ADC's and the non-profit Sports Legacy Institute, CTE Center conducts high-impact, innovative research on CTE, including its neuropathology and pathogenesis, clinical presentation, genetics and other risk factors, biomarkers, methods of detection during life, and methods of prevention and treatment. Additional information can be found online at: www.bu.edu/cte

About Exosome Sciences, Inc.
Exosome Sciences (ESI), a majority wholly owned subsidiary of Aethlon Medical, Inc., develops exosome-based solutions to improve identification and monitoring of acute and chronic conditions. Our candidate products are focused toward diagnostic advancements in the fields of oncology, infectious disease and brain injury. Exosomes represent an optimal diagnostic target as diseased or injured cells release these particles into body fluids such as urine, blood, saliva and cerebrospinal fluid where they can be accessed for analysis. Our exosome-based assays unlock the ability to identify proteomic and genomic alterations underlying a wide-range of pathologies, thus allowing for the introduction of novel non-invasive "liquid biopsies". Additional information can be found online at www.ExosomeSciences.com

About Aethlon Medical, Inc.
Aethlon Medical creates medical devices that target unmet therapeutic needs in infectious disease, cancer and neurodegenerative disorders. The company's lead product is the Aethlon Hemopurifier®, a first-in-class device that selectively targets the rapid elimination of circulating viruses and tumor-secreted exosomes that promote cancer progression. Exosome Sciences, Inc. is a majority owned subsidiary that is advancing exosome-based products to diagnose and monitor cancer, infectious disease and neurological disorders. Additional information can be found online at www.AethlonMedical.com.

Certain statements herein may be forward-looking and involve risks and uncertainties. Such forward-looking statements involve assumptions, known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors which may cause the actual results, performance or achievements of Aethlon Medical, Inc. to be materially different from any future results, performance, or achievements expressed or implied by the forward-looking statements. Such potential risks and uncertainties include, without limitation, that the ESI will not be able to commercialize its future products, that the FDA will not approve the initiation of the Company's clinical programs or provide market clearance of the company's products, future human studies whether revenue or non-revenue generating of the Aethlon ADAPT™ system or the Aethlon Hemopurifier® as an adjunct therapy to improve patient responsiveness to established cancer or hepatitis C therapies or as a standalone cancer or hepatitis C therapy or as a broad spectrum defense against viral pathogens, the Company's ability to raise capital when needed, the Company's ability to complete the development of its planned products, the Company's ability to manufacture its products either internally or through outside companies and provide its services, the impact of government regulations, patent protection on the Company's proprietary technology, the ability of the Company to meet the milestones contemplated in the DARPA contract, product liability exposure, uncertainty of market acceptance, competition, technological change, and other risk factors. In such instances, actual results could differ materially as a result of a variety of factors, including the risks associated with the effect of changing economic conditions and other risk factors detailed in the Company's Securities and Exchange Commission filings. The Company undertakes no obligation to publicly update or revise any forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events, or otherwise.

Contacts:
James A. Joyce
Chairman and CEO
858.459.7800 x301
jj@aethlonmedical.com

Jim Frakes
Chief Financial Officer
858.459.7800 x300
jfrakes@aethlonmedical.com

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Thursday, September 25, 2014

Aethlon Medical (OTCBB: AEMD) Announces Dengue Virus Treatment Agreement

Medical Technology Breaking News: Aethlon Medical (OTCBB: AEMD) Announces Dengue Virus Treatment Agreement

SAN DIEGO - September 25, 2014 (Investorideas.com newswire) Aethlon Medical, Inc. (OTCBB:AEMD), the pioneer in developing targeted therapeutic devices to address infectious disease, cancer and other life-threatening conditions, announced today that it has entered into an agreement with Qualtran, LLC that would expand human clinical studies of Hemopurifier® therapy to include individuals infected with dengue virus, a global health threat, which is not addressed with approved drug or vaccine therapies. Aethlon is also in the process of initiating the first FDA approved study of Hemopurifier® therapy in individuals infected with hepatitis c virus (HCV).


The Hemopurifier® is a first-in-class therapeutic device that targets the rapid elimination of circulating viruses and tumor-secreted exosomes that promote cancer progression. Aethlon disclosed that it will incorporate data from the proposed dengue treatment study into a Humanitarian Use Device (HUD) submission, which provides an alternative FDA pathway for obtaining market approval for medical devices that address disease conditions that affect fewer than 4,000 individuals in the U.S. per year. Dengue also represents a disease condition where efficacy treatment studies in the U.S. are not feasible.

The treatment of dengue virus represents a significant unmet need and serious global health challenge. At present, there is no approved cure or vaccination against dengue virus, which can develop into a lethal complication known as dengue hemorrhagic fever. The disease infects some 100 million people each year, according to the World Health Organization (WHO), and some experts put the number at three times that level. The number of dengue cases has been increasing worldwide in part because of urbanization and in part due to the ability of the mosquito that carries the disease to adapt for survival in more temperate zones.

Qualtran is a contract research organization that previously originated and managed clinical studies of Hemopurifier therapy in HIV and HCV infected individuals at the Apollo Hospital, Fortis Hospital, Sigma New Life Hospital, and the Medanta Medicity Institute, all located in India. On behalf of Aethlon Medical, Qualtran also established a collaborative relationship with the National Institute of Virology (NIV) that demonstrated the utility of the Hemopurifier® to capture dengue virus. The NIV is the government of India's primary infectious disease research institute and is also designated as a collaborating WHO laboratory. As part of the dengue treatment agreement, Qualtran has agreed to establish multiple treatment sites and recruit thought leaders from the dengue field to establish consensus treatment protocols in advance of the 2015 dengue outbreak season.

On September 2, 2014, Aethlon disclosed that it had received internal review board (IRB) approval to initiate U.S. clinical studies of Hemopurifier® therapy based on an Investigational Device Exemption (IDE) that was cleared by the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA). The company is now preparing to launch the IDE approved feasibility study, which will contribute safety data to advance the Hemopurifier® as a broad-spectrum countermeasure against chronic viral pathogens such as HIV and HCV, and high-risk bioterror or pandemic threats such as dengue and ebola virus.

In this regard, the Company has indicated that it would seek opportunities to expand its treatment indications through HUD and Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) pathways based on previous human treatment outcomes and pre-clinical validations against a broad-spectrum of viral pathogens. In vitro studies of bioterror and pandemic threats have verified Hemopurifier® capture of ebola hemorrhagic virus, dengue hemorrhagic virus, lassa hemorrhagic virus, H5N1 avian influenza (bird flu), the reconstructed 1918 influenza virus (r1918), 2009 H1N1 influenza virus (swine flu), West Nile virus, and monkeypox, which serves as a model for human smallpox infection. These studies were conducted with leading government and non- government research organizations, including The U.S. Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases (USAMRIID), The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), The National Institute of Virology (NIV), The Battelle Biomedical Research Center (BBRC) and The Southwest Foundation for Biomedical Research (SFBR).


About Qualtran, LLC
Qualtran has been instrumental in conducting clinical trials in the Cardiac, Infectious Disease and COPD space. For more than a decade, Qualtran has helped companies in the west execute early and late stage clinical studies in India. The Company also advises on commercialization strategies and has worked with regulatory authorities and key opinion leaders in India's fast growing healthcare market. Qualtran has helped their clients establish relationships with a wide range of Institutions, including the DCGI (Drug Controller General of India), the ICMR (Indian Council of Medical Research), the NIV (National Institute of Virology), the Ministry of Health and many leading medical institutions.

About Aethlon Medical, Inc.
Aethlon Medical creates medical devices that target unmet therapeutic needs in infectious disease and cancer.  The company's lead product is the Aethlon Hemopurifier®, a first-in-class device that selectively targets the rapid elimination of circulating viruses and tumor-secreted exosomes that promote cancer progression.  Exosome Sciences, Inc. is a majority owned subsidiary that is advancing exosome-based products to diagnose and monitor cancer, infectious disease and neurological disorders. For more information, please visit http://www.aethlonmedical.com/ and connect with the Company on Twitter, LinkedIn, Facebook and Google+.

Certain statements herein may be forward-looking and involve risks and uncertainties. Such forward-looking statements involve assumptions, known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors which may cause the actual results, performance or achievements of Aethlon Medical, Inc. to be materially different from any future results, performance, or achievements expressed or implied by the forward-looking statements. Such potential risks and uncertainties include, without limitation, that the ESI will not be able to commercialize its future products, that the FDA will not approve the initiation of the Company's clinical programs or provide market clearance of the company's products, future human studies whether revenue or non-revenue generating of the Aethlon ADAPT™ system or the Aethlon Hemopurifier® as an adjunct therapy to improve patient responsiveness to established cancer or hepatitis C therapies or as a standalone cancer or hepatitis C therapy or as a broad spectrum defense against viral pathogens, the Company's ability to raise capital when needed, the Company's ability to complete the development of its planned products, the Company's ability to manufacture its products either internally or through outside companies and provide its services, the impact of government regulations, patent protection on the Company's proprietary technology, the ability of the Company to meet the milestones contemplated in the DARPA contract, product liability exposure, uncertainty of market acceptance, competition, technological change, and other risk factors. In such instances, actual results could differ materially as a result of a variety of factors, including the risks associated with the effect of changing economic conditions and other risk factors detailed in the Company's Securities and Exchange Commission filings. The Company undertakes no obligation to publicly update or revise any forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events, or otherwise.

Contacts:
James A. Joyce
Chairman and CEO
858.459.7800 x301
jj@aethlonmedical.com

Jim Frakes
Chief Financial Officer
858.459.7800 x300
jfrakes@aethlonmedical.com

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