Aethlon Medical's Technology Shows Potential as New Countermeasure Against Bioterrorism

A new report by prominent biowarfare experts cites the technology of San Diego-based Aethlon Medical, Inc. (OTCBB: AEMD) as a new potential weapon in America's defenses against bioterrorism.

Charles Bailey, Ph.D.

Dr. Bailey is the former commander of the U.S. Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases (USAMRIID). Dr. Bailey has 25 years' U.S. Army experience in R&D and management in infectious diseases and biological warfare defense. As an officer of the Defense Intelligence Agency, Dr. Bailey wrote extensively on foreign biological warfare capabilities. Dr. Bailey is currently the Executive Director for Research & International Relations at the National Center for Biodefense at George Mason University (GMU), and is a Distinguished Professor of Biology at GMU as well. The Acumen Journal of Life Sciences named Dr. Bailey as one of the top five biological warfare experts in the nation.

Dr. Alibek and Dr. Bailey, in addition to their national leadership roles at the NCBD, currently serve unpaid on Aethlon Medical's Science Advisory Board which they joined in the spring of 2004. It is possible that they may be compensated for future consulting work for the company. The Science Advisory Board is a group of globally recognized science advisors representing the infectious disease, biowarfare, and dialysis industries who provide scientific and medical guidance to the company's scientists.

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