“With 1 in 72 men and women diagnosed with cancer of the pancreas during their lifetime and an overall 5-year survival rate of only 5.5%, there is a great need for a new molecular diagnostic screening test for early detection of this devastating disease,” said Dr. Cooperman.About Health Discovery Corporation Health Discovery Corporation is a molecular diagnostics company that uses advanced mathematical techniques to analyze large amounts of data to uncover patterns that might otherwise be undetectable. It operates primarily in the emerging field of personalized medicine where such tools are critical to scientific discovery. Its primary business consists of licensing its intellectual property and developing its own product line of biomarker-based diagnostic tests that include human genes and genetic variations, as well as gene, protein, and metabolic expression differences and image analysis in digital pathology and radiology. For more information, see www.healthdiscoverycorp.com. About The Pancreas, Biliary and Livery Surgery Center at Saint Vincent Catholic Medical Centers, New York City This highly-successful, specialized medical and surgical practice is a leader in the New York City metropolitan area and is associated with a major hospital center. In 2009, the Pancreas, Biliary and Liver Surgery Center of New York at Saint Vincent Catholic Medical Centers consulted on over 1,000 patients, performed 1,500 endoscopic procedures and 150 complex biliary pancreatic operations. The seven doctors benefit from a research laboratory within the center headed by Robert Ollar, Ph.D., an internationally renown microbiologist, who will assist in the research. For more information, see http://www.pblsurgeryny.com/. About Saint Vincent Catholic Medical Centers, New York City Saint Vincent Catholic Medical Centers serves as a major healthcare resource for the greater New York metropolitan area. The system is anchored by St. Vincent's Hospital Manhattan in historic Greenwich Village, Manhattan, which serves as the academic medical center for New York Medical College in New York City and offers residency and fellowship programs in a variety of specialties and sub-specialties.
The system also includes St. Vincent's Hospital Westchester, a behavioral health facility; continuing care services that include Bishop Mugavero Center for Geriatric Care and Holy Family Home in Brooklyn, St. Elizabeth Ann's Health Care & Rehabilitation Center and Pax Christi Hospice on Staten Island, and Saint Vincent Catholic Medical Centers Home Health Agency, which delivers comprehensive home care services throughout the five boroughs of New York City as well as in Nassau and Suffolk Counties. In addition, St. Vincent’s is the designated provider for the New York and New Jersey region of the US Family Health Plan, sponsored by the US Department of Defense. For more information, see http://www.svcmc.org/.Forward-Looking Statements This document contains forward-looking statements within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995, the accuracy of which is necessarily subject to risks and uncertainties, including, without limitation, statements regarding future performance, opportunities and investments, and anticipated results in general. From time to time the Company may make other forward-looking statements relation to other matters, including without limitation, commercialization plans and strategic partnerships. Actual results may differ materially due to a variety of factors, including, among other things, the acceptance of our approach to applying mathematics computer science and physics into the disciplines of biology, organic chemistry and medicine and our products and technologies associated with those approaches, the ability to develop and commercialize new drugs, therapies or other products based on our approaches, and other factors set forth from time to time in the Company’s Securities and Exchange Commission filings. All forward-looking statements and cautionary statements included in this document are made as of the date hereof based on information available to the Company as of the date hereof, and the Company assumes no obligation to update any forward-looking statement or cautionary statement.