"Carl’s vision and leadership guided Neoprobe from a small bulletin board company into an exchange-listed company on the verge of commercial success. We are fortunate to have had his counsel and guidance during the last several years," said Dr. Mark Pykett, President and Chief Executive Officer of Neoprobe. "I have also enjoyed working with Gordon as an active director and look forward to his new role as Chairman as we continue to build the Neoprobe business."About Neoprobe Neoprobe Corporation (NYSE Amex: NEOP) is a biomedical company focused on development of precision diagnostics that enhance patient care and improve patient benefit. Neoprobe is actively developing and commercializing targeted agents aimed at the identification of occult (undetected) disease. The Company’s two lead radiopharmaceutical agent platforms – Lymphoseek ® and RIGScan™ – are intended to help surgeons better identify and treat certain types of cancer. In achieving its goals, Neoprobe’s business model leverages collaborations and partnerships with world-class institutions, manufacturing concerns and distribution entities. Neoprobe’s strategy is to deliver superior growth and stockholder return by bringing to market novel radiopharmaceutical agents and advancing the Company’s pipeline programs through continued investment and selective acquisition or in-licensing of complementary technologies. For more information, please visit www.neoprobe.com. The Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995 (the Act) provides a safe harbor for forward-looking statements made by or on behalf of the Company. Statements in this news release, which relate to other than strictly historical facts, such as statements about the Company’s plans and strategies, expectations for future financial performance, new and existing products and technologies, anticipated clinical and regulatory pathways, and markets for the Company’s products are forward-looking statements within the meaning of the Act. The words “believe,” “expect,” “anticipate,” “estimate,” “project,” and similar expressions identify forward-looking statements that speak only as of the date hereof. Investors are cautioned that such statements involve risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially from historical or anticipated results due to many factors including, but not limited to, the Company’s continuing operating losses, uncertainty of market acceptance of its products, reliance on third party manufacturers, accumulated deficit, future capital needs, uncertainty of capital funding, dependence on limited product line and distribution channels, competition, limited marketing and manufacturing experience, risks of development of new products, regulatory risks and other risks detailed in the Company’s most recent Annual Report on Form 10-K and other Securities and Exchange Commission filings. The Company undertakes no obligation to publicly update or revise any forward-looking statements.