Freeport, Bahamas - After officially opening its doors in June 2015, at the First Commercial Centre on East Mall in Freeport, Grand Bahama, the Okyanos Cell Therapy clinic has been sold to Thorn Medical.
Thorn Medical purchases Grand Bahama based Okyanos
Apr 22, 2016 - 4:20:47 PM
In a letter dated, April 20th, 2016 Okyanos announced the acquisition to their 'patients, friends, and supporters' stating:
As you may have seen from the recent press release
dated April 14, 2016, Thorn Medical PLC has announced the acquisition
of Okyanos Cell Therapy. In addition to ambitious plans to work with our
team to help more patients reach Okyanos in Freeport, Grand Bahama,
Thorn Medical has also recently obtained a full license to conduct stem cell research and therapy from the Bahamas’ National Stem Cell Ethics Committee (NSEC).
Since the formation of Thorn Medical in
2014, it has maintained a focus on the development of innovative,
scientifically-validated medical technology and healthcare services
companies in an overall mission to improve healthcare options worldwide.
Okyanos was founded in 2011 to bring stemcell therapy
to patients who were chronically ill or otherwise suffering, and to
help improve their quality of life. We have created the world’s leading,
purpose-built cell therapy facility, selected a first class medical and
administrative team, and most importantly have safely treated nearly 200 patients and achieved some truly remarkable outcomes.
Having made it a priority to provide
leading edge technology and standards of safety and care to our
patients, our goal is to achieve the best possible outcome for each life
we touch. Thus, we are happy to announce to you and the medical and
business communities that we are joining Thorn’s international
healthcare group in an overall strategy to grow Okyanos and reach more
Importantly, Thorn Medical and Okyanos share a common vision of
making better healthcare options accessible to patients. Thorn is also
committed to The Bahamas, and we are proud to join an international
healthcare group with such an alignment of interests.
As stated by Jack Kaye, the Chief Executive at Thorn Medical:
“Okyanos is a Cell Therapy Center of Excellence with a world-class
medical and scientific team. They have already successfully treated
nearly 200 patients, achieving remarkable outcomes and greatly improving
their quality of life. We plan to leverage the state-of-the-art
facilities and expert staff of Okyanos, to quickly become the leading
adult stem cell therapy company in the Western world. We look forward to
welcoming the Okyanos team to the group.”
We remain dedicated to the satisfaction of
our patients and will continue to provide exemplary care and service.
Thank you for your continued support.
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