LOWELL, MA - (NewMediaWire) - October 23, 2015 - Viatar CTC Solutions Inc. (OTCQB: VRTT), a medical technology company focused on the treatment of patients with metastatic cancer, announced today it has been selected to present at the Cavendish Global Health Impact Forum co-hosted by The Cleveland Clinic and taking place October 25th to October 28th at The Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio.
Michael Moffat, Cavendish co-founder and Chief Executive Officer, explains, "The theme of our Cleveland Clinic hosted Forum is a 'Celebration of Philanthropy, Impact Investing and Innovation that is Changing the World.' With the help of our expert advisors, we conduct a global search of research institutions and private-sector companies in order to identify organizations that meet the required standard of excellence. The quality and originality of Viatar CTC Solutions' research and innovative insights in metastatic cancer positions them to make a major contribution to one day making it a chronic rather than fatal disease."
The purpose of the Forum is to help family offices and foundations develop and implement their individual pro-social impact investing, grant-giving, and philanthropy programs within health and the life sciences. To accomplish this mission, the Forum showcases presentations and panel discussions by leading family offices, accomplished foundations, research institutions, and private-sector companies engaged in developing innovations with the potential for transformational impact on disease prevention, diagnosis and treatment.
"We are honored to be selected to present at this unique event, and it is further recognition of our innovative approach to treating the roughly 10 million patients worldwide each year who have Stage IV or metastatic disease," said Mr. Ilan Reich, Founder and CEO of Viatar CTC Solutions. "We welcome the chance to interact with many of world's most accomplished scientists, thought-leaders and generous philanthropic individuals and families who are all dedicated to the common cause of improving the health and lives of people around the world."
Cavendish Global consists of over 200 leading family offices and foundations from around the world with combined assets of over $260 billion who share a passion for pro-social endeavors within health and the life sciences. The Cavendish Global Health Impact Forum provides family offices with a discrete, peer-to-peer knowledge expansion and relationship building environment, combined with the information and educational resources required by foundations actively seeking to accelerate technological innovation and health access through sustainable philanthropy, grant-making and impact investing. The Forum is also an opportunity for family offices to champion and share information on projects and organizations, which they are passionate about with other family offices from around the world.
About Viatar CTC Solutions
Viatar CTC Solutions Inc. is a medical technology company focused on the treatment of patients with metastatic cancer. The company's lead product, the Viatar™ Therapeutic Oncopheresis System, removes circulating tumor cells from whole blood using label-free cross-flow filtration. Pending regulatory approval targeted for 2016, it will be used as a periodic therapy to improve overall survival for a wide range of solid tumor types such as lung, breast, colon, prostate and gastric cancers.
This proprietary technology also powers the company's liquid biopsy products, which are collection systems for use by genetic testing companies, researchers and medical oncologists that provide a greater quantity and purity of circulating tumor cells for their molecular analysis and personalized medicine objectives.
Further information is available on the Company's website, www.viatarctcsolutions.com.
About Cavendish Global
Cavendish Global provides family offices and their foundations with a discrete, peer-to-peer knowledge expansion and relationship building environment, combined with the innovative resources required to help develop and implement their individual pro-social impact investment and philanthropy programs within health and the life sciences. Cavendish Global provides family offices with a number of innovative resources, which includes Cavendish Impact Forums. A unique gathering of leading family offices, Cavendish Impact Forums take place three times each year; the next Forum is being co-hosted by The Cleveland Clinic and Cleveland Clinic Innovations.
For more information: http://cavendishglobal.com