Tonix Pharmaceuticals to Present Clinical Data at the 55th Annual Meeting of the American College of Neuropsychopharmacology (ACNP)

NEW YORK, Dec. 02, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Tonix Pharmaceuticals Holding Corp. (Nasdaq:TNXP) (Tonix), which is developing a next-generation treatment for posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD), announced today that it will present efficacy and safety results from the Phase 2 AtEase clinical trial evaluating TNX-102 SL* for the treatment of military-related PTSD (“AtEase Study”) in a poster at the American College of Neuropsychopharmacology (ACNP) 55th Annual Meeting, being held December 4-8, 2016 in Hollywood, Florida.

Gregory Sullivan, M.D., chief medical officer of Tonix, will present the poster, titled, “The AtEase Study: A Multicenter Randomized Clinical Trial of the Safety and Efficacy of TNX-102 SL in the Treatment of Military-Related PTSD” (Poster No.: W134; Abstract ID: 3005588). The poster focuses on the results of the TNX-102 SL, 5.6 mg dose, which will be the dose that is compared with placebo in the upcoming Phase 3 trial.  Tonix recently held a successful End-of-Phase 2 meeting with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) based on positive data from its 12-week randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled Phase 2 AtEase Study.  Tonix intends to commence a 12-week Phase 3 study evaluating TNX-102 SL, 5.6 mg, in military-related PTSD in the first quarter of 2017, upon FDA acceptance of the protocol and proposed interim analysis plan.

    55th Annual Meeting of the American College of Neuropsychopharmacology
    The AtEase Study: A Multicenter Randomized Clinical Trial of the Safety and Efficacy of TNX-102 SL in the Treatment of Military-Related PTSD (Poster No.: W134; Abstract ID: 3005588)
        Date:     Wednesday, December 7, 2016
        Time:     5:30 pm (EST), Poster Session III
    Great Hall 1-4, Diplomat Resort & Spa, Hollywood, FL

*TNX-102 SL (cyclobenzaprine HCl sublingual tablets) is an Investigational New Drug and has not been approved for any indication.

About Tonix Pharmaceuticals Holding Corp.

Tonix is developing next-generation medicines for common disorders of the central nervous system, with its lead program focusing on posttraumatic stress disorder.  This disorder is a serious condition characterized by chronic disability, inadequate treatment options, high utilization of healthcare services, and significant economic burden.  This press release and further information about Tonix can be found at

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