LONDON, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Jan. 12, 2015) - Sernova Corp (TSX VENTURE:SVA), announced today that Dr. Philip Toleikis, Ph.D., president and CEO will be participating in the Biotech Showcase™ healthcare conference being held in San Francisco, CA January 12-14, 2015.

"This event provides Sernova in a full roster of business development meetings access to key life science industry investors and biopharmaceutical executives to update them on the Company's business strategy, corporate developments and upcoming goals. This annual gathering is an important and timely event for the Company with over 1,500 executive-level delegates representing qualified private and public equity investors, industry analysts, bankers, pharmaceutical and biotechnology industry executives in attendance willing to listen, invest and explore collaborations and partnerships with an eye to consolidate assets for global market opportunities," remarked Dr. Philip Toleikis, President and CEO.

About the Biotech Showcase™

Co-produced by Demy-Colton Life Science Advisors and EBD Group, Biotech Showcase, now in its seventh year, is an investor and partnering conference devoted to providing private and public biotechnology and life sciences companies an opportunity to present to, and meet with, investors and pharmaceutical executives during the course of one of the industry's largest annual healthcare investor conferences.

About Sernova

Sernova Corp is a clinical stage regenerative medicine company developing medical technologies for the treatment of chronic debilitating metabolic diseases such as diabetes, blood disorders including hemophilia and other diseases treated through replacement of proteins or hormones missing or in short supply within the body. Sernova is developing the Cell Pouch™, an implantable medical device and locally immune-protected therapeutic cells which then release required proteins and/or hormones in the treatment of disease.

Forward-Looking Information

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Contact Information:

Ray Matthews at Ray Matthews and Associates

Sernova Corp
Philip Toleikis, Ph.D.
President and CEO
(604) 961-2939