Okyanos Heart Institute News

October 2, 2014

Okyanos Presents the Science, Safety, and Efficacy of Adult Stem Cell Therapy

Dr. Todd K. Malan, M.D., presented to the Grand Bahama Medical & Dental Association 14th Annual Scientific Educational Conference on the science, safety and efficacy of adipose- (fat) derived stem and regenerative cells (ADRCs) for ischemic heart disease and other unmet healthcare needs. read more »

September 8, 2014

Okyanos Cardiac Cell Therapy Clinic Scheduled to Open

Okyanos is slated to begin delivering this innovative new treatment in the next several weeks, and is now screening qualified heart disease candidates. The procedure will be performed in their newly constructed state-of-the-art Phillips catheterization lab, as announced last month. read more »

August 16, 2014

Okyanos Heart Institute Participates in the 2014 BASRA Swim Marathon

Each year the Bahamas Air Swim Rescue Association (BASRA) hosts the annual Bernie Butler Swim Marathon. 2014 marks the event’s 44th year and Okyanos is proud to have had two of our team members participating this year. read more »

July 15, 2014

Okyanos & Perkins Partner for Cardiac Stem Cell Therapy Innovation

FREEPORT, Grand Bahama, July 15, 2014 – Okyanos Heart Institute, a leader in cardiac adult stem cell therapy, has selected Perkins Healthcare Technologies to provide video integration solutions for its new state-of-the-art cardiac catheterization lab. The video integration system is paired with Phillips equipment, creating a top-grade comprehensive solution for the cath lab by providing read more »

June 11, 2014

Okyanos Chief Cell Therapy Officer Addresses Stem Cell Conference

Okyanos’ Chief Cell Therapy Officer and General Surgeon Dr. Todd Malan had the opportunity to speak to a group of international stem cell researchers at the ICCTI and STEMSO Conference recently held in Europe. read more »

May 20, 2014

Dr. Todd Malan Named Chief Cell Therapy Officer at Okyanos Heart Institute

Okyanos Heart Institute has announced the addition of Dr. Todd Malan to their executive medical team as Chief Cell Therapy Officer and General Surgeon. He will perform and oversee the liposuction step of Okyanos treatment, removing a small amount of fat from patients from which their own stem cells are isolated. Cardiac cell therapy is intended for no-option heart patients who have exhausted the currently available standards of care for their condition, of which there are 6 million in the United States alone. read more »

March 18, 2014

Okyanos Heart Institute Announces Completion Of Investment Funding

Okyanos Heart Institute announced today it has raised $8.9 million in its Series B offering. “This funding brings Okyanos’ total funding to $14.2 million. Financial strength is integral to our commitment to treat patients with cardiac cell therapy at the highest standards of safety and care,” stated Matthew Feshbach, co-founder and CEO of Okyanos. read more »

March 6, 2014

Okyanos CEO Matt Feshbach Announces Appointment Of Institute’s Marketing Executive Erika Rosenthal To International Stem Cell Society (STEMSO) Advisory Board

Matt Feshbach, CEO of Okyanos Heart Institute, has announced the appointment of Okyanos’ senior vice president of marketing, Erika Rosenthal, to the International Stem Cell Society (STEMSO) Advisory Board. She will advise the trade organization in a communications capacity to benefit the membership and the mission. read more »

February 28, 2014

The Honorable Dr. Michael Darville Conveys Opening Remarks at 2014 STEMSO Conference

The 2014 International Stem Cell Society (STEMSO) Conference, which took place at the Grand Lucayan Resort in Freeport, Grand Bahama last week, commenced with opening remarks both from the Reverend Dr. J. Emmett Weir as well as the Honorable Dr. Michael Darville, Minister for Grand Bahama. After a welcome from Reverend Weir, Minister Darville addressed read more »

February 26, 2014

Okyanos Adult Stem Cell Facility Gears Up For Opening

Okyanos Heart Institute Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Howard Walpole spoke with journalists at the 2014 International Stem Cell Society (STEMSO) Conference this past weekend. The 3-day conference, which took place at the Grand Lucayan Resort in Freeport, Grand Bahama, featured a number of renowned doctors, research scientists and experts in stem cell therapy applications from read more »