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DIRECT WIRELESS COMPLETES ACQUISITION OF THE BARNHILL GROUP
WACO, TX and SAVANNAH, GA - Sept. 25, 2003 (Send2Press Newswire) -- Direct
Wireless Communications, Inc. (OTCBB: DWCM) today announced the completion
of the acquisition of The Barnhill Group in Savannah, Georgia. The
Barnhill Group was founded by Stephen D. Barnhill, M.D., a Physician
trained in Laboratory Medicine/Clinical Pathology and a Pioneer in the
development of Artificial Intelligence and Pattern Recognition
Computational Techniques used in Medicine, Genomics, Proteomics,
Diagnostics and Drug Discovery.
Dr. Barnhill is a co-inventor on the first neural network patents used in
medicine, which were recently acquired by Johnson & Johnson. He is also
the inventor of the first support vector machine patents used in medicine
for genomic discovery. Dr. Barnhill founded and was CEO of the Barnhill
Clinical Laboratories, which was acquired by Quest Diagnostics.
"We are looking forward to having Dr. Barnhill serve as the new President
and Medical Director of our Company," stated Bill G. Williams, Chief
Executive Officer of Direct Wireless. "Dr. Barnhill is the sole inventor
or co-inventor on numerous issued pioneer patents in artificial
intelligence based machine learning techniques and diagnostic discovery;
was instrumental in the development of neural network based diagnostic
tests for prostate and ovarian cancer; led the team that identified and
patented the genes that cause colon cancer; has numerous peer-reviewed
publications in medical and scientific journals and has been a featured
speaker at major medical conferences, both Internationally and in the
United States. Dr. Barnhill's expertise in both the medical and business
applications of biomarker and pathway discovery will be invaluable as we
move forward with our new approach to Health Discovery."
"I am extremely pleased to accept the Position of President and Medical
Director of the Company and bring with me a group of world renowned
scientists and breakthrough technologies to create a new and very exciting
opportunity for our shareholders," remarked Stephen D. Barnhill, M.D.,
founder of The Barnhill Group. "Our goal is to become the world's first,
full service health discovery company providing "first phase" biomarker
and pathway discovery to pharmaceutical and diagnostic companies
worldwide, using our state-of-the-art computational tools and expertise to
identify novel proteins and pathways critical to diagnosing and treating
patients with devastating diseases like cancer, heart disease, obesity and
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