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BTV Highlights Life Sciences with Amgen, Aurora Spine and NeoStem

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA -- (Marketwired) -- 04/03/14 --

BTV goes on location to bring investors stories on emerging companies for their portfolio.

Watch our business news show on TV and online to gain market insight: Episode 293

On BNN and FOX Business News Network on Sun April 6, 2014 - on National TV, BTV-Business Television highlights the following companies:

Amgen Inc. (NASDAQ:AMGN) - With a presence in more than 75 countries and assets approaching the 50 billion dollar mark, Amgen has become the world's largest independent biotechnology company.

Aurora Spine (TSX VENTURE:ASG) - BTV visits this California based company who've discovered an entirely new solution for spinal implant technologies that has gained worldwide interest.

NeoStem Inc. (NASDAQ:NBS) - The BTV crews stopover in New York and discover how this company is developing cell based therapeutics to prevent, treat or cure disease by repairing and replacing damaged cells.

Medifocus Inc. (TSX VENTURE:MFS) - BTV highlights their FDA approved minimally invasive in-office treatment for the symptoms of enlarged prostate in men.

Verisante Technology Inc. (TSX VENTURE:VRS)(OTCQX:VRSEF) - A leader in cancer detection technology, announces a Chinese patent.

biOasis Technologies Inc (TSX VENTURE: BTI)(OTCQX:BIOAF) - Enters into a license agreement with a major pharmaceutical company.

And Commentary from:

Jason Kolbert, Senior Managing Director and Head of Healthcare Equity Research, Maxim Group on the life sciences sector and paradigm shifts

Paul Drohan, President & CEO, Life Sciences BC on what to look for before investing in a company in the life sciences sector

BTV, a half-hour weekly business news program, profiles emerging companies across Canada and the USA to bring investors information for their portfolio. With Host Taylor Thoen, BTV features companies at their location, interviews the company's key executives and features their business.


BTV BROADCAST TIMES:                                                        
CANADA:                                                                     
BNN - Sunday, Apr 6 @ 9:30am & 8:00pm EST                                   
Bell Express Vu - Sunday, Apr 6 @ 9:30am & 8:00pm EST                       
                                                                            
U.S. National:                                                              
Fox Business News - Sunday, Apr 6 @ 5:30pm EST                              
America One - Saturday, Apr 5 @ 10am EST                                    
Biz Television Network - Thurs. Apr 10 @ 10:00pm & 1:00am EST and Sun Apr 13
@ 12:30pm, 9:00pm & 12:00am EST                                             

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