Photo Release -- Dr. Jacques F. Meis, World-Renowned Infectious Disease Specialist, Joins AXIM Biotechnologies, Inc.'s Advisory Board

Global Industrial Hemp Biosciences Leader Furthers Mission of Addressing Infectious Diseases Through Advances in Cannabinoid-Based Product Development

New York, New York, UNITED STATES


NEW YORK, March 18, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- AXIM Biotechnologies (OTC:AXIM), an industrial hemp biosciences industry leader, welcomes Dr. Jacques F. Meis, MD, PhD, world-renowned infectious disease specialist, to the Company's medical advisory board.

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Dr. Meis is the co-author of approximately 350 peer reviewed US National Library of Medicine (PubMed)-listed publications. His current research focuses on the diagnosis, treatment, molecular typing and antifungal susceptibility of the opportunistic fungi Aspergillus, Cryptococcus and Candida in addition to other rare filamentous fungi. Dr. Meis' appointment is an important addition to the AXIM advisory board, advancing the Company's global mission to research and develop cannabinoid-based products that address conditions for which there currently are no effective treatments.

"We are extremely pleased to inform the public and shareholders that Dr. Jacques F. Meis has joined AXIM's medical advisory board," states George E. Anastassov, MD, DDS, MBA and Chief Executive Officer for AXIM Biotechnologies. "Dr. Meis will be working with us on novel antibiotics utilizing CBG and other cannabinoids in the fight against MRSA and other infectious diseases."

Jacques F. Meis MD, PhD is a Netherlands-based consultant microbiologist at Canisius-Wilhelmina Hospital in Nijmegen, a prominent teaching hospital. Dr. Meis is also an honorary consultant at the Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Centre, a board certified medical specialist in the Netherlands, and a Fellow of the Infectious Diseases Society of America and the Royal College of Pathology (UK). Dr. Meis' vast medical experience also includes roles as:

  • Past President of the Dutch Society for Medical Mycology
  • Past President of the European Confederation for Medical Mycology
  • Past Chairman of the External Quality Control Program in Bacteriology and Mycology (the Netherlands)
  • Senior Editor of Mycoses and present voting member on the CLSI Subcommittee on Antifungal Susceptibility Testing

At a recent press conference, AXIM unveiled the world's first hemp cannabigerol (CBG)-based oral care and cosmetic products – including the RENECANN™ brand – as featured by Fox Business Network, Crain's New York, MainStreet.com, and MJFreeway.com. The following is a list of some of the groundbreaking, retail-ready hemp CBG-infused products from AXIM Biotech:

  • Toothpaste
  • Mouthwash
  • Dentifrice
  • Oral Gel (for minor cuts and sores)
  • Diaper Rash Cream
  • Moisturizers
  • Lotions
  • Lip Balm
  • Shampoo
  • Conditioner
  • Body Wash
  • Day Cream
  • Night Cream
  • Eye Cream

To arrange for media interviews, please contact Andrew Hard, Public Relations Spokesperson, via email at Andrew.Hard@AXIMBiotech.com or call 858-380-5478.

About AXIM Biotechnologies:

AXIM Biotechnologies (OTC:AXIM) is an innovative biotechnology company focusing on research, development and production of pharmaceutical, nutraceutical and cosmetic products where we prioritize the well-being of our customers while embracing a solid fiscal strategy. For more information, visit the Company website at www.AXIMBiotech.com.

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LEGAL DISCLOSURE

AXIM Biotechnologies does not sell or distribute any products that are in violation of the United States Controlled Substances Act (US CSA). The company does grow, sell, and distribute hemp-based products.

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