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Biotech Buzz Could Focus On Cannabis

San Francisco will be a hotbed for biotechnology this week. The annual JPMorgan Healthcare Conference kicks off on Monday the 9th and goes through Thursday the 12th. But this isn’t the only conference and there will surely be thousands of investors in the city to attend all kinds of presentations being made, which are focused on biotechnology & healthcare. Outside of just JPM’s conference, the crowd around Union Square also consists of the Biotech Showcase, which sets up at the Hilton San Francisco Union Square; and the OneMedForum across Post Street from the St. Francis.


There’s also the StartUp Health Festival on Montgomery Street and other conferences. Considering that thousands of people who aren’t going to invitation-only conferences like JPM, it would stand to reason that attention will be on the industry in full force this week.

Recently Vitality Biopharma (VBIO) announced that it would be presenting at the Biotech Showcase on Wednesday January 11th. The Showcase hosts over 2,800 attendees, over 5,600 one-on-one meetings, and will be expecting to see over 550 investors present.

Biotech Showcase™ is an investor and networking conference working to provide private and public biotech and life sciences companies with an opportunity to present to, and engage with, investors and pharmaceutical executives in one place during the course of one of the industry’s largest annual healthcare investor conferences. Investors and biopharmaceutical executives from around the world gather in San Francisco during this week, which is widely viewed as setting the tone for the coming year…so JPMorgan is just the tip of the iceberg during San Fran’s biotech invasion.

“Biotech has historically outperformed the broader market during The J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference,” biotech analysts at the firm wrote in a note to clients ahead of the event.

And we aren’t the only ones who could be seeing the potential “writing on the wall.” One of the presenters at the conference has even said, “…there’s a growing interest in medical cannabis among traditional health care institutions. This is a growing part of what is becoming mainstream health care.” As we said last week, even though we focus specifically on marijuana stocks, the biotech aspect of VBIO could be something to pay attention to heading into this week, considering the historic impact that the JPM conference (starts today) has had in the past for companies that have a stake in the space.

We said that this week could shed some light on many biotech companies including those involved with cannabis. Now we see that VBIO will be at ground zero, not just as another biotech company that could benefit from the shockwave but management will be in the exact location and presenting to the exact audiences.

Company CEO Robert Brooke will provide a 30-minute overview of Vitality Biopharma’s business during his presentation and will be available to participate in one-on-one meetings with registered attendees.

Event: Biotech Showcase Conference
Date: Wednesday, January 11, 2017
Time: 8:00 a.m. PT
Track: Room 8 (Ballroom Level)
Location: Hilton San Francisco Union Square, San Francisco, CA



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    Vitality Biopharma, Inc. (VBIO):

    Technical Update


    We’re heading into a new week and continue to keep Vitality Biopharma Inc. (VBIO) in our main spotlight. Canna-biotech has been something we’ve reported on in detail and VBIO is heavily involved within the space.

    Over the last few weeks, we’ve highlighted several key points about the company and the potential of the market but what could be even more exciting is the technical pattern that could be developing:

    There are a lot of technical indicators flashing on this chart that could be catalysts for a continuation trend as VBIO keeps pressing to break upper resistance levels on its chart.

    Granted that since we’ve begun covering the company, VBIO has managed to climb roughly 50%. Even with this being the case, there has been a noticeable level of resistance around the $1.45-$1.47 area on the chart to where there could be a potential short squeeze scenario in the making.

    VBIO has seen a significant jump in momentum over the last few weeks. Since we alerted it, we’ve now seen our newest cannabis biotech feature rally to highs of $1.47 so far. Keep in mind that we picked up coverage on this company just as it was hitting a bottom during a pull-back period. Prior to this VBIO was trading as high as $1.84 during more recent months & as high as $2.25 during the summer. So if this is your first time seeing VBIO in brief, check out the full report here:

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